siblings

Staying Together and Connected – Assessing brothers and sisters

It has now been a year since legislation changed and we began to examine our practice in relation to Brothers and Sisters remaining together and connected. This workshop will explore the legislation one year on, how we have adapted and offer an opportunity to explore evidence informed best practice in assessing and making together and apart decisions.

New Research Projects

STAR (Sibling Reunited) Development Project Under the leadership of Karen Morrison, STAR – Siblings Reunited’ – has developed into a highly regarded service enabling brothers and sisters who live apart to come together regularly at a rural centre in Fife allowing them to build and maintain their relationships through positive shared experiences. The Promise Partnership …

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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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