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Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children

| London

This conference will examine the factors that contribute to the mental health challenges that looked after and adopted children face. Delegates will explore a model of support that enables social workers, carers, adoptive parents and health professionals to make the most of their knowledge and skills - working together. All delegates will receive a free copy of the Good Practice Guide on Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children.

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An introduction to the Secure Base Model

| Exeter

A FREE WORKSHOP FOR CORAMBAAF FULL MEMBER AGENCIES ONLY (LOCAL AUTHORITIES, REGIONAL ADOPTION AGENCIES, VOLUNTARY ADOPTION AGENCIES AND INDEPENDENT FOSTERING PROVIDERS) IN ENGLAND, WALES, NORTHERN IRELAND AND IRELAND.
The Secure Base Model devised by Gillian Schofield and Mary Beek (UEA) focuses on the interactions that occur between caregivers and children, through the provision of a positive framework for therapeutic caregiving, which helps infants, children and young people to move towards greater security and builds resilience.

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Making good fostering assessments - two day workshop

| London

This two-day workshop 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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Panel administrators: Their role and responsibilities for fostering and permanency panels

| London

Effective adoption and fostering panels are crucial to the delivery of a good adoption and fostering service, and the provision of services for looked after children. The role of the panel administrator is a multidimensional one. This workshop will enable adoption and fostering panel administrators to examine related legislation and share best practice though group discussion and practice application.

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Panel advisors: Their role and responsibilities for fostering and permanency panels

| London

Panel advisors have a complex role in managing the relationship between the agency and the panel, quality assuring and feeding back to all involved in panel work. This workshop will enable panel advisors to examine this role in detail and build on effective practice as they carry out their role and responsibilities including: quality assurance; inducting new panel members; contributing to the appraisals of panel members; feeding back issues to the agency and working with the agency decision maker.

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Making good fostering assessments - two day workshop

| Birmingham

This two-day workshop 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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An introduction to the Secure Base Model

| Leeds

FREE WORKSHOP FOR CORAMBAAF FULL MEMBER AGENCIES ONLY (LOCAL AUTHORITIES, REGIONAL ADOPTION AGENCIES, VOLUNTARY ADOPTION AGENCIES AND INDEPENDENT FOSTERING PROVIDERS) IN ENGLAND, WALES, NORTHERN IRELAND AND IRELAND.
The Secure Base Model devised by Gillian Schofield and Mary Beek (UEA) focuses on the interactions that occur between caregivers and children, through the provision of a positive framework for therapeutic caregiving, which helps infants, children and young people to move towards greater security and builds resilience.

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The roles & responsibilities of supervising social workers in supporting foster carers

| Birmingham

Supervising social workers have a specific role in supporting and monitoring the health and well-being of the carers they are working with alongside the assessment of risk and safeguarding of children placed with them. This workshop provides those supporting foster carers with the opportunity to consider the assessment of foster carers and the support they provide to them within this context as well as the implications for themselves as caring practitioners.

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