Fostering and adoption

Children, Workforce, Mental Health

Family drug court delivers major savings by keeping families together, finds report

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Near miss

Children, Workforce

Sally Donovan: adoption services should work with, not against, parents to learn from ‘near misses’

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Children, Workforce, Adults

Five approaches to children’s social care that helped Cheshire West and Chester get a good Ofsted

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Children

Simpler guidance to help social workers evidence decisions in court launched

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Children

How social workers can keep children in contact with foster carers after adoption

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Children

How do you manage a foster care placement?

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Children

Blindspot: why social workers don’t always support contact between children and foster carers

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Children

Foster carer: ‘When you’re suddenly classed as not mattering it’s devastating’

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Children

Foster carers and children ‘prevented’ from keeping in contact after separation

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Children, Stand Up For Social Work, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘She understands’

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Children

It’s hard to cheer the Adoption Support Fund when it ingrains such inequality

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Children

How will the government’s adoption reforms affect permanency decisions?

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Children

Education secretary’s focus on adoption is ‘insulting foster carers’

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Workforce, Children

Law will be changed to increase adoptions, government announces

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Children

A fostering leadership board is needed to tackle issues in the sector

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Children

How therapeutic parenting helped to relieve my anger and guilt

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