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The value of international studies
The latest edition of our acclaimed Adoption & Fostering journal has just been published. Read Roger Bullock's editorial 'The value of international studies'.Read more
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CoramBAAF urges the Home Office to do more to help trafficked children
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Contact in adoption in the digital age: Where do we go from here?
10 May 2019 London
Contact has had a primary position in adoption over the last 50 years. But it has also become surrounded by questions about its purpose, its impact and its outcomes. This one-day conference will explore these themes with the objective of identifying a way forward and one that becomes embedded in Regional Adoption Agency policy and practice. Keynote address by Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division.
Reduced early bird rates now available until 1 May. Book your place for as little as £95!
Chairing meetings with confidence
14 May 2019 | Leeds
This workshop will explore general planning for and facilitation of panels and complex meetings in the children’s sector.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 require services, including fostering services, to ensure that they hold and process personal information safely and securely. This Good Practice Guide will give local authorities and independent fostering services in England confidence about how best to comply with the requirements around data protection.Read more
The matching of a child’s ethnicity, culture, religion and language with those of their prospective adopters has been a longstanding and challenging set of policy and practice questions. This discussion paper addresses this challenge by focusing on 16 key messages, inviting the reader to reflect on the importance of the development of a child’s identity over time and then into adulthood.Read more
NEW EDITION. What are the roles and responsibilities of adoption and fostering panel members? What laws and regulations determine how these panels function? How can panels help to make better placements? This book answers these and many other questions and is the first and only definitive guide for members of both adoption and fostering panels.Read more
NEW 2018 EDITION. Thinking about, or in the process of, adopting a child? Read this book to prepare for the experience of adoption, find the right resources to help you and feel more in control through the ups and downs along the way.Read more
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