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    Independent review of gender identity services for children and young people published

    Dr. Hilary Cass’ report outlines what support young people with gender identity issues should look like, detailing recommended clinical care, interventions, and how services should be organised.

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    What is a sibling assessment?

    Listen to Joan Hunt and Helen Little talk about sibling assessment and the impact they have on children and their sibling relationships. They discuss how sibling assessments have been conducted in the past and the variables this generated.

    Listen here
  • Jennifer Kwakye

    What does it mean to be an Adoption Outreach Ambassador?

    Jennifer Kwakye shares what it’s like to be an Adoption Outreach Ambassador for Black African and Caribbean families.

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Introducing the Outbound Permanence Service

17 April | 12.30pm - 1.15pm | Zoom
This webinar is designed for local authorities who may be new to the Outbound Permanence Service. Find out what we offer and hear some initial guidance on approaching overseas placements. Designed for both social workers and lawyers - involved in placing children currently living in the UK with kinship carers overseas on all legal orders.

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Learning from Research: responses to, and experiences of, extra-familial risk and harm

25 April | 2pm - 3.45pm | Zoom
This event will introduce participants to findings from two research projects focused on better understanding both professional responses to, and young people’s experiences of, extra-familial risk and harm.

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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.

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