Consortia Lunch & Learn Session – An Agency Decision Maker’s View about helpful Form F/Par’s
Moving Children to Permanence through the Children’s Hearing
Around 90% of children with plans for adoption or Permanence Orders are subject to Compulsory Supervision Orders issued by the Children’s Hearings. Moving children into permanent placements is then dependent on the Hearing varying the CSO.
Supervising Social Worker in Fostering: Role, Functions and Skills
The role of the supervising social worker is a complex one, with many different elements including managerial, supervisory, educative and support functions. This training provides supervising social workers with the opportunity to consider how the role has evolved, the various strands of their work with foster carers and how to supervise, support and challenge foster carers in supervision. Also, how to manage difficult conversations and exercise safeguarding responsibilities.
Securing Children’s Futures – Module 1
This post qualifying course is aimed at social workers and managers in children and families’ teams, family placement teams as well as other specialist settings across the statutory, voluntary and independent sector. Applicants will require the support of their employer to attend as well as validate their work. It is imperative that sponsoring agencies ensure ...
West of Scotland Meeting
Intercountry Adoption – Community of Practice
The Role of the Kinship Worker
The role of the kinship worker has continued to develop as more children are placed with family members. This role is both complex and challenging given the unique circumstances of kinship families and the legal, financial, practical, and emotional challenges they face. This workshop would be suitable for practitioners who are involved in assessing and / or supporting kinship carers, including practitioners who are supporting children and young people living with kinship families.
North East of Scotland Legal Surgery
Insights into Intercountry Adoption Assessments
This newly developed workshop will help delegates to gain an initial introduction to a range of considerations when assessing applicants for adopting a child from overseas. It will explore some of the complexities in managing this distinct and growing area of practice and assist in promoting confidence, especially for those who are new to intercountry adoption.