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Making good assessments + Undertaking checks and references in fostering and adoption assessments

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Making good assessments

This book will help to provide knowledge and understanding to underpin assessments. It fits with current thinking and philosophy but allows scope for development. It provides a broad-based foundation which can be built on for ongoing work.

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.

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Undertaking checks and references in fostering and adoption assessments

This good practice guide details the range of checks routinely undertaken in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, in both fostering and adoption. It considers:

  • what information can be gleaned from each check;
  • in what circumstances various checks should be undertaken and when might they be deemed unnecessary;
  • what services and agencies should consider when formulating policies in this area; and the practical steps to effectively undertake these checks.

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