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The adultification of Black girls in state care
Sylvia Ikomi shares research findings from her trip to America to explore the adultification of Black girls in state care.Read the blog
Preventing failure: why social work must move beyond cultural humility
Carolyn Housman and Michael Nwoye consider how we can use multiculturalism as a strength to support families to stay together.Read our latest blog
Youth justice, ethnicity, school exclusion, and care experience – reducing criminalisation and achieving better outcomes
Augusta Itua explains the intersection between youth justice, care experience, ethnicity, and school exclusion. She considers the key statistics and guidance for protecting children and young people.Read our blog
Managing allegations and monitoring standards of care in foster care
6 March | 10am - 4pm | Zoom
This open course will address the process for distinguishing standards of care concerns from allegations or complaints, with opportunities to share good practice in recruiting, reviewing and supporting foster carers.
Child health assessments
12 March | 10am - 3.30pm | Teams
Join us to learn how to complete good quality child health assessments, prepare medical reports and give advice to agencies and panels.
Watch our latest recording
Safer Internet Day: Safeguarding in the online world
Safer internet day is a global initiative to promote safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. CoramBAAF Adoption Consultant, Jane Poore, and, Dr. Vicki Walker, discussed the complexities of safeguarding in the digital world.
Adoption by foster carers is an area of practice that has attracted controversy and divergent views prevail. This Good Practice Guide explores some of the issues behind the contradictory views. It challenges practitioners to reflect on the established “practice wisdom” and adopt a more open-minded and child-centred approach.Read more
In many situations, the reality of the placement becoming unlawful speaks more to the limitations of the regulations themselves, than whether the placement is the best place for a child to live. In an effort to help practitioners navigate these challenges, we have published the following a practice note.Read more
This Good Practice Guide considers various aspects of disruption in both fostering and adoption placements and is an important tool for those involved in making permanent placements for children.Read more
This Advice Note provides information for those who are pregnant and thinking about the possibility of adoption for their child.Read more
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