Adoption Cohort

CoramBAAF Research Seminar

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Janet Whitley

Dr Katherine Shelton gave a presentation entitled ‘The experiences and support needs of children and their families in the first year of an adoptive placement’ at the CoramBAAF Research Seminar on 18th May 2017. For further details please see CoramBAAF Research Group Seminar
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International Conference Presentations – EUSARF 2016

Posted on 4 April 2017 by Janet Whitley

Three members of the research group gave oral presentations at the XIV European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents Conference (EUSARF 2016) 13-16 September in Oviedo (Spain). Dr Sarah Meakings –  ‘It would be nice for him to know the person he spent the first twelve months of his life with’ Dr Heather
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Supporting Children in School

Posted on 14 June 2016 by Janet Whitley

‘Getting it right’ a Wales’ schools guide to working with adopted children and their families, has been officially launched and is now available to download for free, via the following links.    English press release and guide  Welsh press release and guide  The booklet was commissioned from Adoption UK by the Welsh Government. It is written by
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Cascade Annual Lecture

Posted on 26 May 2016 by Janet Whitley

CASCADE Annual Adoption Lecture Improving early placement success for adopted children and their families. Dr. Katherine Shelton, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, presented the initial findings from the Adoption Cohort Study Successful adoptive placements are essential for the well-being of children and their families. Yet there remains an acknowledged lack of evidence regarding
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