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Making good assessments

| Pat Beesley

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REVISED AND UPDATED NEW EDITION. 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.

Undertaking checks and references in fostering and adoption assessments

| Paul Adams

NEW EDITION. The assessment of foster carers and adopters is amongst the most important aspects of family placement work. Undertaking checks and references is key to these assessments, and a core task for social workers. This Good Practice Guide details the range of checks routinely undertaken across the UK.

Undertaking a fostering assessment in England

| Roger Chapman

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).

Undertaking an adoption assessment in England

| Elaine Dibben

2017 EDITION

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This guide is designed to help social workers to manage and complete a comprehensive and evidence-based assessment of prospective applicants who want to adopt a child or children. It is to be used by assessing social workers to complete a Prospective Adopter's Report using the CoramBAAF Form PAR (for England).

Undertaking a health assessment

| Florence Merredew and Carolyn Sampeys

Undertaking a health assessment is designed to help health professionals to utilise the various CoramBAAF health forms that contribute to comprehensive evidence-based health assessments of looked after children, including those with an adoption plan, and prospective foster carers, adopters and kinship carers.