Are you thinking about adopting a child? It can be a daunting process if you are just at the beginning. Read on to find out whether adoption is right for you, how you can start your adoption journey and the processes involved.

You can also find out about living together as a family and what support is available to you as an adopter.


 

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Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children

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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Parenting matters

Parenting Matters

CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. The guides provide expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.

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