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Child care law England

| Alexandra Conroy Harris and Deborah Cullen

This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions for the care of children in England. Designed to provide a basic framework, it presents a summary of the main statutes, regulations and court rules, with sections on all the main strands of law relating to parents, children and local authority responsibilities.

Undertaking a foster carer review 2019 edition

| Paul Adams

Updated guide on how to collect and analyse information for a foster carer review using Form FR (England). This 2019 edition is now GDPR compliant and contains updated information on terms of approval, and the reviewing of foster carers’ health.

Effective adoption and fostering panels in Scotland

| Marjorie Morrison

What are the roles and responsibilities of adoption and fostering panel members? What laws and regulations determine how these panels function? How can panels help to make better placements? This book answers these and many other questions and is the first and only definitive guide for members of both adoption and fostering panels.

The adopter's handbook

| Amy Neil Salter

Thinking about, or in the process of, adopting a child? Read this book to prepare for the experience of adoption, find the right resources to help you and feel more in control through the ups and downs along the way.

Devising a placement plan

| Elaine Dibben

This guide has been written to help social workers understand the process for completing the Placement Plan and how it links to the Care Plan, and the health and education plans required by the Care Planning, Placements and Case Review (England) Regulations 2010.

Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children

| Karen Aldred and Helen Rodwell

This Good Practice Guide for social workers translates the theoretical concepts and research about children’s mental health into straightforward language and practical advice. Taking a holistic and attachment-focused approach, it demonstrates how to understand children’s background and current events, rather than focusing on diagnostic criteria and labels.

Captain Coram - Champion for children

| Written by Robin Ollington. Illustrated by Albany Wiseman

A must-read illustrated book for children aged 7-11 that tells story of the amazing pioneer Thomas Coram who began the UK’s first children’s charity.