This article was originally published on CASA member, PAC-UK’s website on 3 December 2018 by Leon Elias.
We are delighted to announce that Family Action and PAC-UK formally merged on Saturday 1 December 2018. PAC-UK, which offers specialist therapy, advice, support, counselling and training for all affected by adoption and permanency, joins […]
Barbara Hudson Chair of IAC’s Board of Trustees said:
“Satwinder has an outstanding knowledge of adoption policy and practice, including intercountry adoption. A commitment to making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of vulnerable children has inspired him throughout his career. The Board of Trustees are delighted that Satwinder will be joining us. […]
Published by CVAA, August 2018
Latest Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board (ASGLB) data
The Quarter 3 ASGLB data for 2017/18 is now available
The ASGLB data return is completed by every local authority, voluntary adoption agency, and regional adoption agency in England on a quarterly basis. The latest publicly available data covers the period up to […]
Published by TES, August 2018
A children’s charity has called for teachers to receive more training in how to support children who have experienced trauma.
A survey by Barnardo’s Scotland showed that many school staff have not been trained on the impact of early trauma and “adverse childhood experiences” (ACEs).
The charity says that the […]
Published by the Council for Disabled Children, August 2018
Adoption changes the lives of the children and families involved forever. Whilst providing nurturing new families for children can be extremely rewarding for adoptive parents, it also presents significant challenges.
The pressure can multiply if a young child has additional needs that emerge after […]
Over the course of each year, The Queen welcomes over 30,000 guests to spend a relaxed summer afternoon in the beautiful gardens of Buckingham Palace or the Palace of Holyroodhouse. At each Garden Party, around 27,000 cups of tea, 20,000 sandwiches and 20,000 slices of cake are consumed!
Garden Parties are an important way for […]
CASA member IAC – The Centre for Adoption are currently recruiting for the following posts:
Adoption Assessment Team Manager Adoption Assessment Team Manager – Interim Senior Practitioner – Assessment Team Senior Practitioner – Assessment Team – Interim Senior Practitioner – Post Approval & Special Programmes Senior Practitioner – Post Approval & Special Programmes – Interim […]
By Chris Hemmings | Victoria Derbyshire programme | 10 May 2018
Diane says her daughter “can’t cope if she’s not the centre of my world”
Full news item available on the BBC website here.
Children who have suffered abuse and neglect can often become violent and distressed at the thought of […]
CASA member Integrate Families are currently recruiting for a therapist who can work in the Norfolk area.
If you have a counselling / therapy qualification in addition to qualifications and training and experience in EMDR; trauma, dissociation; adoption and working with children and families, then Integrate Families would like to hear from you.
Please send your […]
Judge says government’s rules on exemptions ‘in conflict with the purposes of the legislation’
The government’s policy of denying financial support to carers who fall foul of the two-child limit on benefit entitlements is perverse and unlawful, a high court judge has ruled.
Growing numbers of young carers who voluntarily […]
News from casa
- Department for Education press release: New government support for adoptive families
- Caretaker Children’s Minister appointed
- New Children’s Minister appointed in reshuffle
- Next Prime Minister urged to pledge long-term support for traumatised children
- MPs open inquiry into the future of adoption support