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Relinquished Babies

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This open course will look at the relevant statutory frameworks and recent case law, the challenges of working with relinquished babies and their parents, some of the complexities of the background histories of relinquished babies, the importance of counselling for relinquishing parents, care planning and the support needs of relinquished children and their adopters.

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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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Unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people

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This open course will provide tools to improve practice in assessing and planning for separated and unaccompanied children and young people and concentrates on developing practice around the statutory assessment and planning processes, including core assessment, needs assessment, pathway planning and care planning for looked after children and young people.

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Permanence Planning

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This open course will consider the importance of early intervention and planning for Looked After Children and to understand the routes to permanence for all children and the options available. It will include the legislative framework, pre-proceedings and court timescales and messages from research.

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

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This open course 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 course is intended to share issues, dilemmas and best practice.

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Chairing meetings with confidence

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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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Black Lives Matter – what does this mean for fostering and adoption? - two-day open course

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More than ever, people are seeing and questioning the treatment of black people in society, not only in the US but in this country also. As the conversation develops, we all begin to reflect on what we do in our everyday lives and specifically the workplace that continue to negatively impact on the lives of black people. This two-day course is an opportunity to consider how these issues impact fostering and adoption.

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Making Good Adoption Assessments

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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 adoption assessments with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and practice in completing adoption assessments.

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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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