Adoption knowledge and practice hub

Learning points

  • What the roles and responsibilities of social workers are in the adoption process – from initial family finding exercises to providing ongoing support post-adoption. Including the legislation and guidance underpinning adoption in England and Wales.
  • Understanding the adoption journey from the perspectives of the child and the adopter(s), and tips on applying this insight in practice.
  • How thorough planning, assessment, preparation and tailored support are key in successful adoptions and help to prevent adoption disruption.
  • Test your knowledge of adoption legislation and case law (only available to organisations with a workforce licence).

Introduction to adoption

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Supported learning
Supported learning content is only available to organisations with a workforce licence. Find out more about supported learning here.

Matching

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Working with adopted adults and their birth relatives

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Accessing adoption records (coming soon)

The child’s journey

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Placing BME (black and minority ethnic) children for adoption (coming soon)

Placement

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Adoption disruption

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