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Commissioned Training


Some examples of training delivered this year:

Allegations in Foster Care;
Assessing Attachments;
Attachment and Developmental Trauma;
Child Development; Contact; 
Direct work with Children;
Evidence Matters;
Managing Challenging Behaviour; 
Later Life Letters;
Life Story Work;
Parent & Child Fostering;
Panel Training; 
Permanency Planning;
The PLO;
Quality Assurance for Fostering and Adoption Panels; 
Safeguarding (Level 2/3) Safeguarding Children with Complex Needs;
Safeguarding in Fostering and Adoption;
Sibling Attachments;
Working with the Secure Base;
Special Guardianship;
Telling Children Difficult Information;
2nd Time Adopters; 
Unified Assessments.

We are on the Care Council Training Framework for SSWBA


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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