Please note membership of the committee is by invitation / nomination only.

Aims and purpose of the committee

  • Facilitate understanding and the interchange of information amongst social workers concerned with adoption, fostering and child care practice.
  • Provide opportunities for social workers to inform and influence policy, government legislation and guidance.
  • Promote multi-disciplinary, evidence based and anti-discriminatory social work to improve standards in family placement and child care practice.
  • Recommend campaigning issues and considers and comments on the relevance of CoramBAAF publications, practice notes, consultancy etc.


Carole Sykes, Operations Manager, Adoption and Permanence Team, East Sussex County Council.


Coram Campus, London


The committee meets three times a year: in February, June and October.

Membership of the committee

You must be a member of CoramBAAF to be eligible to be nominated to join the committee.

How can I find out more about this committee?

Please contact Danielle Sawyer.