This workshop aims to give new and recently appointed fostering and adoption panel members an opportunity to develop their role as effective panel members and to consider the tasks and responsibilities involved. This will be within the context of the current legislative framework and emerging messages from research. Fostering and adoption/permanency panel work is challenging to all concerned in the process. This workshop is intended to share issues, dilemmas and best practice.Book now
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This workshop will address the process for distinguishing standards of care concerns from allegations or complaints, with opportunities to share good practice in recruiting, reviewing and supporting foster carers.Book now
This workshop 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.Book now
This symposium focuses on kinship care and special guardianship for children. It brings an international perspective with contributions from England, Chile and South Africa. Research from children’s as well as carers’ and professionals’ viewpoints are included.Book now
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.
This workshop will enable adoption and fostering panel administrators to examine related legislation and share best practice though group discussion and practice application.Book now
Based on the very latest guidance and research, this workshop will explore the issues and dilemmas faced by decision makers in adoption and fostering agencies and provide useful templates for self-audit and future decision making.Book now
It is 40 years since the formation of BAAF, and in fact the CoramBAAF Health Group (in various forms) has been in existence longer, since 1964. The health conference has always sought to bring practitioners together to discuss emerging developments in practice, share new information and highlight innovation. This year we will need to come together and share online.Book now
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.Book now
This workshop will enable participants to explore best practice in the facilitation of ongoing life story work which will enable children’s and young people’s understanding of their past, acceptance of their present and hopefulness about the future.