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CoramBAAF Open Course

Sibling Assessments: Beyond, together or apart

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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. Most importantly it will explore how to gain the views of the children, observe sibling interactions and draw conclusions on the quality of sibling relationships as well as focusing on the individual needs of each child and of the sibling group.

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CoramBAAF Open Course

Therapeutic Interventions

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This half day course is aimed at professionals who work with children and families who may benefit from a therapeutic intervention and would like to increase their understanding of different therapeutic approaches.

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CoramBAAF Webinar

Learning from Research Webinar: Securing Safety

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FREE FOR MEMBERS
Securing Safety is a research project that explored the rate, cost and experience of the relocation of adolescents exposed to or at risk of extra familial harm. In this webinar you will learn about this important research and its implications for local practice and policy from Dr Lauren Wroe, Assistant Professor (Research) at Durham University.

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CoramBAAF Webinar

Wellbeing for Professionals

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FREE EVENT FOR MEMBERS ONLY
Wellbeing for Professionals sessions will offer an opportunity to meet and share experiences with professionals from across the country, as well as a pause for reflection. The sessions will be led by therapeutic social worker Hedwig Verhagen.

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CoramBAAF Open Course

Learning from case reviews in Adoption, Fostering and SGO cases

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This event will give workers attending an overview of the key points of learning from research. It will also provide an opportunity to reflect on changes to be made to reduce the risk of significant harm to looked after children, those living with special guardians and adopted children.

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CoramBAAF Open Course

Using PACE principles in practice

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The PACE parenting approach was developed by Dr Dan Hughes  for parents and carers of children who are adopted or live in foster or kinship care families. PACE stands for Playfullness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy and is an attitude has proved to be helpful for many professionals working in adoption, fostering or kinship care services. 

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CoramBAAF Webinar

Exploring Expertise: Bright Spots Programme

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FREE FOR MEMBERS
The Bright Spots Programme, supports local authorities to systematically listen to their children in care and care leavers, about the things that are important to them. The session will be delivered by Dr Claire Barker, Coram Voice.

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CoramBAAF Open Course

Making Good Fostering Assessments - two day open course

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This two-day open course will provide practitioners and particularly those who may be new to undertaking, quality assuring or considering fostering assessments with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and practice in completing fostering assessments.

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CoramBAAF Open Course

Chairing fostering and adoption panels

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This open course will explore general planning for and facilitation of panels and complex meetings in the children’s sector. It will explore time management and group facilitation whilst holding the child at the centre of thinking, recommendations and decision making. It will enable Chairs of meetings to consider good practice and approaches to effectively managing the flow of information, summarising and the formation of key action plans.

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