Everything you need to know about fostering and adoption - information and resources for people who are thinking of fostering or who are already foster carers, as well as for people who are thinking of adopting or who are adoptive parents. There is also advice and support for birth parents and for adults who were adopted or in care.

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Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children

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.

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