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Deal of the month

Get 'Beyond together or apart' for £14 throughout April. Add the book to your basket and checkout, the discount will be visible on the final checkout page before payment.

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Book your place at our open course

14 April | 10am - 4pm | Zoom
This open course will offer a comprehensive approach to undertaking sibling assessments. It will explore who the key contributors to sibling assessments are and how assessors can plan assessments and engage these contributors in the process.

Members receive a discount

Watch our recordings

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

This session provided an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It aimed to help fostering and adoption services by providing strategies and resources to assist those who are working with children or young people with a FASD diagnosis.

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Hedwig Verhagen

Child to parent violence and aggression

In this session, Hedwig Verhagen, discussed some of findings from her book - Parenting Matters: Parenting a child affected by child to parent violence and aggression. A book that promotes the use of a trauma-responsive approach, and sets out strategies that can help manage violence and encourage children to develop more positive ways to approach challenges.

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Latest blogs

Foster carers making their voices heard – we should listen

James Bury reflects on his visit to number 10 Downing Street. He attended a reception, along with Emma Fincham and our Foster Carers Advisory Committee, to celebrate the work of foster carers from across the country.

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The diary of a Fostering Consultant during Foster Care Fortnight

Emma Fincham shares what she has been up to throughout Foster Care Fortnight. The past two weeks have provided many occasions for celebration in addition to bringing into sharp focus some of the dilemmas foster carers face.

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Rising costs of caring risks the stability of children and young people in care

The cost of living crisis is affecting children and young people across the UK. Emma Fincham, our Fostering Consultant, considers how this directly impacts children and young people in foster families. She argues that we need to think about both the retention and the recruitment of foster carers.

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Get involved

Our multidisciplinary groups and forums provide a platform to you, our members, so we can advocate on your behalf to Government, and ensure that your voices are heard in the development of legislation, policy and practice.

Fostering practice forums

Share professional practice, knowledge and expertise in fostering with colleagues in your local region including groups dedicated to Private and Independent Fostering.

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