Workshops

Event Date Location Summary
The Role of the Panel Administrator Friday 08 March 2019 Cardiff For Adoption and Foster Panel minute takers and administrators
Domestic Abuse - A child's perspective Tuesday 19 March 2019 Cardiff Develop an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on the adult and the child with practical ideas for support.
The 'What', 'Why' and 'How' of Life Journey Work Friday 22 March 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).
New Fostering Regulations and Implications for Practice Monday 25 March 2019 Rhyl Introduce the regulatory changes, statutory guidance and code of practice and consider their impact on practice.
New Fostering Regulations and Implications for Practice Monday 01 April 2019 Cardiff Introduce the regulatory changes, statutory guidance and code of practice and consider their impact on practice
Effective Analysis in Parenting Capacity Assessments Friday 05 April 2019 Cardiff Effective analysis is critical when undertaking parenting capacity assessments. Explore relevant tools and consider key themes emerging from Child Practice Reviews.
"Star Charts don't work" Wednesday 08 May 2019 Cardiff Exploring therapeutic re-parenting approaches with children
"Star Charts don't work" Monday 13 May 2019 Rhyl Exploring therapeutic re-parenting approaches with children.
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.

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

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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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