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PN 28. Children Act 1989

| BAAF

This Practice Note considers the implications for doctors concerned with "looked after" children and children for whom care proceedings are a possibility.

PN 40. Undertaking competence assessments

| BAAF

This Practice Note provides an introduction to the competence component of Form F. Please note that this does not relate to any of the current editions of Form F, though the sections relating to competences have not changed greatly.

PN 48. Featuring children in the mainstream media

| BAAF

This Practice Note focuses on the key matters for consideration by child placement practitioners involved in profiling children for permanence in the wider – local and national – mainstream media.

PN 49. The role of male carers in adoption and fostering

| BAAF

This Practice Note highlights the role of male carers in meeting the needs of fostered and adopted children. It includes discussion about gender in the family placement environment, the developmental needs of children, the experiences and perspectives of male carers, and the impact of allegations and abuse. Issues for agencies to consider and pointers for good practice are identified.

PN 50. Genetic testing and adoption

| BAAF

This short Practice Note is intended as a guide for all parties concerned in the adoption process where a decision needs to be made about the genetic testing of a child.