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Why was I adopted?

| Jane Jackson

This short guide looks at some of the most common big adoption questions that adopted children ask, and explores the feelings and worries that can lie behind a child’s questions, with useful suggested dialogues.

Working with black children and adolescents in need

| Edited by Ravinder Barn

This invaluable collection offers the reader practice-based suggestions of improving strategies and techniques of working with black children and young people in need. With its emphasis upon direct work, it raises important questions and provides useful recommendations in developing effective communication techniques, appropriate anti-racist strategies, and an overall understanding of "race" and culture.

Writing a later life letter

| Fran Moffat

A later life letter is one written by a social worker to a child who is being adopted, to help the child make sense of their past, but it is intended to be read later in the child’s life - a difficult and delicate task even for experienced workers. This Good Practice Guide focuses on the practicalities of writing a later life letter.