Are you thinking about becoming a foster carer?
Read on to find out whether fostering is right for you, where to begin and the processes involved.
You will also find information about looking after a foster child and the support available to you.
Packed with essential information and advice, this book provides a realistic and honest insight into what it means to look after other people’s children and provide a safe and supportive home.Read more
This bestselling guide contains inspirational ideas and suggestions for promoting resilience in day-to-day work with children and young people in care, adopted or in need.Read more
This guide aims to provide foster carers with new skills to help them manage a child’s behaviour and improve their relationship with him or her.Read more
This short, colourful booklet is part of CoramBAAF’s series of publications for children and young people, which aim to explain concepts in adoption and fostering that they may find difficult to understand.Read more
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.See more
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.Browse the series