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AFKA Survey and Prize Draw

This September, we are asking our members to share your thoughts in the AFKA Scotland Survey, to tell us what we are doing well and how we can improve our service to you. The survey will be sent out via email to all subscribers on 1 September, 2021 and should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. …

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2021 Legal Conference

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  The impact of planning and decision making after the Order is made and when children are no longer looked after Adoption, Permanence and Kinship Care Orders are just the beginning for children and families moving towards the hope of a settled life. We know that ongoing support and advice from professionals is vital …

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SAR Launches Recruitment Video

We are delighted to share the news that Scotland’s Adoption Register (SAR) has officially launched its first recruitment video which can be viewed here:   https://scotlandsadoptionregister.org.uk/ This video is aimed at encouraging adults to come forward to adopt those children who wait longest in Scotland; over the age of four years, sibling groups, children with additional needs/disabilities …

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New Training Topic Regarding Sibling Placement

With new legislation and regulations around placing brothers and sisters becoming operational on 26 July 2021, AFKA Scotland has developed training on “Assessing Brothers and Sisters and Making Decisions about Caring Arrangements” which provides opportunity to examine the legislation, research and tools available for making good assessments and decisions for siblings. Demand has been very …

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