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CoramBAAF pledges support for National Adoption Week 2020

National Adoption Week is in full swing and this year's campaign urges potential black adopters to step forward. John Simmonds reaffirms CoramBAAF's support for the campaign and reflects on its evolution over the last 40 years.

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Kinship Care Week: 5-11 October 2020

Kinship Care Week provides us with an important opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the huge contribution that kinship carers and their families make to the safety, care and wellbeing of their children. They are too often seen as a marginal rather as a leading group of carers and that cannot and must not continue.

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Covid-19 update

Covid-19 continues to pose considerable challenges to the sector. In an ever-changing situation, policy is changing too. CoramBAAF clarifies its position on how it plans to adapt to most helpfully support the sector through these difficult times.

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CoramBAAF welcomes the launch of the UK Trauma Council

Today, a new and independent expert body, the UK Trauma Council (UKTC) launches, bringing together leading experts in the field of childhood trauma from across the four nations. Its aim is to empower professionals and local communities in supporting children and young people exposed to different forms of traumatic event. CoramBAAF’s John Simmonds talks about his involvement as a member of the council.