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National Adoption Week 14th - 20th October 2019
CoramBAAF strongly supports this year's event and its focus on 'priority' children.Find out more
Special edition of Adoption & Fostering journal explores neurobiological sciencesRead the guest editorial
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Making good fostering assessments
20 February 2020 | Birmingham
This two-day workshop will provide practitioners, and particularly those who may be new to undertaking, quality assuring or considering fostering assessments, with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and practice in completing fostering assessments.
Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children
20 November 2019 | London
This conference will translate theoretical concepts and research about children’s mental health into straightforward language and practical advice.
CoramBAAF members - book one place and get subsequent places for half price!
This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions for the care of children in England. Designed to provide a basic framework, it presents a summary of the main statutes, regulations and court rules, with sections on all the main strands of law relating to parents, children and local authority responsibilities.Read more
What are the roles and responsibilities of fostering panel members? What regulations and standards determine the functioning of a fostering panel? How can panels implement best practice to improve their work and make better placements? Effective fostering panels answers these and many other questions.Read more
This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This title provides authoritative, clinical guidance for carers and adopters on why toileting issues can occur and what can be done about it.Read more
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
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