Filter Events by location or theme

workshop

Making good fostering assessments

| ONLINE

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
Masterclass

Learning from the law: adoption and fostering

| ONLINE

A FREE LEGAL MASTERCLASS FOR CORPORATE MEMBERS ONLY. Cases that have been heard by the Court of Appeal and by the High Court (Family Division) provide valuable learning for social work and other child care professionals. There are few opportunities to hear about case law or to discuss the issues raised with colleagues and specialist lawyers. This seminar closes that gap.

Book now
workshop

Effective panels: An introduction to the functions and operations of fostering and adoption panels (England)

| ONLINE

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
workshop icon

Chairing meetings with confidence

| ONLINE

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
workshop

An Introduction to the Secure Base Model

| ONLINE

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.

Book now
workshop icon

Making good fostering assessments

| ONLINE

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