Read our 5 minute Q&A with clinical psychologists Dr Emily Doncaster and Dr Bronwyn Harrison-Stewart, speakers at the CoramBAAF Health Group Conference, "Similar but different - responding to the health needs of unique children".
The latest information on the agreed Interagency Fees for placements between LAs and RAAs and for placements with VAAs.
Black, Asian and Mixed Ethnicities in Adoption and Fostering: an interview with CoramBAAF consultant Savita de Sousa
Read our interview with Savita De Sousa, CoramBAAF consultant, on issues concerning Black, Asian and Mixed Ethnicities in Adoption and Fostering.
John Simmonds writes in Community Care: ‘Dishonesty, coercion and power’: how do social workers respond to social media criticism of care proceedings?
John Simmonds, CoramBAAF Director of Policy, Research and Development, has published an article in Community Care on the increasing challenges that critical social media posts can cause in care proceedings, highlighting the impact on children in care.
Penny Appeal: Read the Research Report on the UK’s first Islamic Guidance Document on Adoption and Fostering
RESEARCH REPORT: Among the last ones to leave? Understanding the Journeys of Muslim Children in the Care System in England by Coventry University, Penny Appeal and CoramBAAF
Read about a new international fostering project managed by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, which is being led by CoramBAAF and Coram Children’s Legal Centre in the UK .
CoramBAAF has been working with CASA and SEPAN to raise awareness of the lifelong issues for adopted adults. Two papers have been prepared and shared with DfE officials and the Adoption Leadership Board. These set out the background to the legislation, and the areas of concern that need to be considered in any future guidance and during the development of Regional Adoption Agencies (RAAs).
Foster Care Fortnight, organised by The Fostering Network, starts on 14 May 2018 and highlights the ongoing need to approve more foster carers. CoramBAAF wholeheartedly supports this campaign.
The Times published a series of articles starting in August 2017, where the first piece was headed ‘Christian child forced into Muslim foster care’...
Routes to achieving permanence for children: foster carers who adopt. Elaine Dibben's seminar at Community Care Live, Manchester
On 24 April Elaine Dibben, CoramBAAF’s Adoption Development Consultant, delivered a seminar on Routes to achieving permanence for children: foster carers who adopt at a Community Care Live event in Manchester.