Fostering and adoption

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Children

Adoption order numbers drop for second successive year

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Children

Why are people so suspicious about adoption?

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Children

The government’s adoption drive isn’t achieving its aims

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Children

Much more can be done to support birth parents pre and post-adoption

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Children

Judge criticises local authority practice in 148 week care proceedings

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Children

‘It is awful to tell a parent you don’t believe they can care for their child safely’

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Child wins the right to challenge her care order

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Children

Judge rejects late bid by family members to stop boy’s adoption

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Children

Government to cap support funding for adopted children to cope with demand

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Children

These days, whenever I ask my social worker for something, she seems to say ‘no’

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Children

Government opposes profits from child protection – why not from care?

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Children, Workforce

Top tips for staying put

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Children

Social work diary: ‘Even a routine visit can generate a lot of work’

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Children, Workforce

Top tips for making a successful foster placement

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Social worker praised for ‘commendable’ practice in case of Lithuanian boy

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Workforce, Children

Are more children likely to be adopted as a result of government reforms?

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