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NEW EDITION. Parent and child arrangements with foster carers are a well-established phenomenon in England and Wales. In the majority of cases, this means adults with their children living with foster carers, usually in the context of care proceedings. This Good Practice Guide addresses the challenges faced by agencies and foster carers by this specialist area of work. It offers valuable advice, information and a host of practical suggestions on how to deliver a high quality service.Read more
This series of introductory booklets aims to provide information for foster carers and residential care workers who are, or who will be, looking after unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people from certain countries - Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Sudan and Vietnam.Read more
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Preparing and assessing potential adopters and permanent foster carers is key to a successful placement. This authoritative guide will enable family placement workers to approach their assessments with greater confidence. It will ensure that they address key areas, embrace a holistic approach, and attain high standards.
NEW EDITION This guide is designed to help social workers to complete a comprehensive, evidence-based assessment of connected people / family and friends who wish to foster or be special guardians to a known child or children.Read more
This guide is designed to help social workers to manage and complete a comprehensive and evidence-based assessment of prospective applicants who want to foster a child or children. It is to be used by assessing social workers to complete a Prospective Foster Carer’s Report using the CoramBAAF Form F (for England).Read more
Preparing to adopt is a well-established and highly respected training resource which enables agencies to offer relevant, high quality and comprehensive preparation for people who wish to adopt, and provides agencies in England with an agreed common curriculum for preparation courses. This Applicant’s workbook is an accessible, appropriate and easy to use resource that provides an inclusive and comprehensive approach to the preparation process.Read more
Since its original publication in 1993, The primal wound has revolutionised how we think about adoption. Over the years, thousands have read this classic and found in it profound insights and revelations on what being adopted means to adopted people.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. For adopters and foster carers, this guide provides practical and realistic information on caring for a child with emotional and behavioural difficulties. It covers symptoms, prognosis and treatment and offers personal insight and advice from adoptive and foster families.Read more
Adoption & Fostering
The only quarterly peer-reviewed journal with a specific focus on adoption and fostering.Find out more
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