Adoption Reform:

Establishing stable, secure and supportive family environments

29th March 2012, London

Statistics in the UK provide a stark picture of the current state of adoption in the UK:

“The charity Adoption UK says research suggests about one in five adoptions breaks down and that even more families struggle to cope.”
BBC, 22 December 2011

“Adoption is rightly under the spotlight at the moment – and we know that good adoption support can be critical to the success of adoption."
John Goldup, Deputy Chief Inspector for Social Care, Ofsted 

The landscape for adoption has changed rapidly over recent decades.  Gone are the days where prospective adopters would be given generous support packages.  Now, adopters face an assessment system that is lengthy, highly rigid and intrusive.

Is your team doing all they can to ensure adoptive families are robust enough to stand the test of time and avoid placement breakdown?

This new Community Care conference will explore the government’s ambitions to reduce timeframes for successful adoption and offer guidance on how stable, supported family environments can be created.

Attend this timely event to:

  • Hear an update on policy including: The Green Paper on Adoption, outcomes of the Treasury’s ‘rapid review’ of adoption services and latest thinking from the government’s review panel
     
  • Learn how the Family Justice Review can help to reduce delays in the court system
     
  • Streamline recruitment, assessment and matching processes
     
  • Explore common factors leading to placement disruption
     
  • Gain insights into providing meaningful adoption support: Training adopters and the workforce and providing post adoption support

Register on or before Friday 23rd March and you could save up to £50!

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