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Workshops

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Workshops

Event Date Location Summary
New Fostering Regulations and Implications for Practice Monday 29 April 2019 Rhyl Introduce the regulatory changes, statutory guidance and code of practice and consider their impact on practice.
FOR WHO: Fostering Practitioners, Managers and Panel Members of Local Authority and Independent Fostering Services
Quality Assurance for Adoption and Fostering Panels Friday 10 May 2019 Cardiff There is a regulatory requirement for Adoption and Fostering Agencies to establish a panel of suitably qualified and experienced members to consider information and make recommendations. They are intended as multi disciplinary bodies with a considerable element of independence from the service; therefore, Panels play an important quality assurance role, provide objectivity and the ability to challenge practice.

FOR: Adoption and Fostering Panel Members & Panel Advisors
Feeling Outnumbered? – Navigating the Complexities of Parenting Brother/Sister Groups Wednesday 15 May 2019 Cardiff Providing practical approaches to parenting and managing siblings’ competing needs in the context of their lived experiences, whilst creating a secure base for all the family.
Assessing Brothers/ Sister groups - Implications for Care Planning Thursday 16 May 2019 Cardiff Providing social workers with a practical approach to assessing prospective adopters for sibling groups, considering the lifelong needs of the children in terms of their lived in experiences and the implications for those who will be caring for them.
New Fostering Regulations and Implications for Practice Monday 20 May 2019 Cardiff Introduce the regulatory changes, statutory guidance and code of practice and consider their impact on practice
FOR WHO: Fostering Practitioners, Managers and Panel Members of Local Authority and Independent Fostering Services
New Adoption Regulations and Implications for Practice Tuesday 21 May 2019 Rhyl The Adoption Agencies (Wales) (Amendments) Regulations 2019 come into force on 1 July 2019.

FOR: Adoption Practitioners and Managers
New Adoption Regulations and Implications for Practice Tuesday 21 May 2019 Cardiff The Adoption Agencies (Wales) (Amendments) Regulations 2019 come into force on 1 July 2019.

FOR: Adoption Practitioners and Managers
Telling Children Difficult Information Wednesday 22 May 2019 Cardiff This is a workshop which focuses on how we can tell children and young people difficult information in a child friendly, age appropriate and sensitive way.
Getting to grips with the Disclosure Of Information (Post-commencement Adoption) Regulations 2005 Wednesday 05 June 2019 Cardiff Introduce the new framework for disclosure and explore practice implications.
The 'What', 'Why' and 'How' of Life Journey Work Friday 14 June 2019 Cardiff Explore the purpose and components of LJW and how to approach this with children and young people. (Referring to the National Adoption Service Good Practice Guide for LJW).

Advice Line

We offer advice to members of the public and professionals. 

    02920 761155 or 01745 336336

AFA Cymru, c/o Children in Wales, 25 Windsor Place, CARDIFF CF10 3BZ

AFA Cymru, W2 Morfa Clwyd Business Centre, 84 Marsh Road, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 2AF

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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