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Open doors

30 March 2017: News round-up

FOSTERING PROVIDERS should focus on recruiting carers with the space to house sibling groups and give these carers additional support and training – including on sibling conflict resolution, the Rees Centre for research on fostering and education suggests. 582 more words

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My Volunteering Story |The Leeds Independent Visitor Scheme

Simon Davis, Independent Visitor to a young teenager in care
  1. What does an average working day look like for you? 

An average working day for me is getting up about 7 o’clock after putting my alarm on snooze 3 or 4 times since 6:30. 997 more words

Child Friendly CIty

Uncertain futures

23 March 2017: News Round-up

TACT, THE UK’s largest fostering and adoption charity was offered the opportunity to “buy” foster carers at Acorn Care and Education for between £10m and £20m it emerged last week. 714 more words

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Alberta must do better job preparing young people in care for life as adults: report

EDMONTON – Alberta’s child and youth advocate says the province must do a better job of preparing young people who are in government care for life as adults. 360 more words


Virtual reality

9 March 2017 News Round-up

SOCIAL WORKERS should use social media to try to contact a parent ahead of court proceedings, according to a judge who… 876 more words

This Week In Fostering

Children say thank you to social workers

Two Children’s Social Care workers from Somerset have been honoured for their outstanding work with children and young people in the county.

Maxine Morgan, a Social Worker based in the Mendip area, and Kerry Waters, a Leaving Care Worker based in South Somerset, were both presented with the Children’s Worker of the Year Award last month (Wednesday 1 February) at the Somerset County Council Staff Awards. 582 more words

Press Releases

Independent fostering on the up?

2 March 2017: News round-up

THE TREATMENT of local authority fostering as the “Cinderella service” within children’s social care will pave the way for a continued expansion of independent fostering agencies, TACT chief executive Andy Elvin told MPs within the Education Select Committee. 461 more words

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