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.


 

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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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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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