Not Forgotten: Making Successful Adoption Placements for Older Children
20 August, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:30pm
Practice webinar co-delivered with Senior Adoption Practitioners at Adoption Focus
Who this is for
Adoption practitioners and managers (Voluntary Adoption Agencies, Regional Adoption Agencies and Local Authorities) and Independent Professionals.
“Leigh’s friendly and approachable manner made this training easy to engage with and accessible. Lots of resources shared, lots of good practice shared.” – Attendee, August 2021
You will have an opportunity to learn what Adoption Focus are doing in terms of a specific aspect of this work, whilst at the same time having the opportunity to identify the situations you find most challenging and work in smaller groups to consider various solutions.
You will be able to hear from the latest research, practice and lived experience.
“Well paced seminar with good use of break out rooms to offer group discussion. Provided a lot of food for thought and ideas from other agencies sharing good practice.” – Attendee, August 2021
You will be able to network with practitioners from other agencies, share best practice and glean new ideas.
- To consider the needs and experiences of older children awaiting adoption
- To think about what we need from prospective adopters for older children
- To discuss best practice
About the trainer
Leigh Smith is the Deputy Manager of Training at Adoption Focus. She has worked with Adoption Focus since 2017. Before this Leigh worked for a Local Authority in their supervised contact team and worked for an independent fostering agency identifying placements for children.
A member of staff will be in touch with attendees one week prior to the event to share a pre-event delegate pack.
If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will aim to answer your query within two working days.
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