We are in the process of developing a range of new workshops so please keep an eye on our website for details.

These include:


  • New Adoption Regulations and implications for practice
  • • New Fostering Regulations and implications for practice
    • Fostering panel training; new Regulation and impact on practice
    • Life Journey Work
    • The impact of Domestic Abuse on Children
    • Blocked Care / Secondary Trauma
    • Parenting siblings and Adoption Assessment for siblings
    • Parenting Teenagers
    • Post Commencement Regulations
    • Direct work with Children
    • Sibling Contact in Permanent Placements
    • Therapeutic Parenting
    • Child and Parent Fostering Placements
    • Effective analysis in Parenting Capacity Assessments
    • Reunification
    • Anti Disciplinary Practice

We would also be very happy to talk to you about commissioned bespoke training for your agency or region, so please get in touch if there is anything you think we can help with.

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Who we are

In September 2015, The Association of Fostering and Adoption (AFA) Cymru was formed. Whilst its day to day operational services of training, consultancy, professional advice and information are delivered independently of St. David’s, it is by law governed by St. David’s Children Society under the terms of its charitable status.

St. David's Children Society is a registered charity (Registration No: 509163). A Company limited by Guarantee (Registered Cardiff 1546688).

Registered Office: St. David’s Children Society, 28 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BA.

The Association for Fostering and Adoption Cymru (AFA Cymru) is a Welsh charity that promotes good practice across the breadth of permanency planning for children and young people.   It also offers advice, training and consultancy to professionals and members of the public to support best practice.  

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