NAIRO Training Event May 25th 2017 in Central London
Section 20, family reunification, and alternative routes to
permanence NAIRO training event is to be held in central London:
At: Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP
On: Thursday 25th May 2017
At: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Professor June Thoburn, and Jon Fayle
Thoburn will summarise the 1989-Act debates and the post-Act research on the
use of Section 20, and on reunification of children from care or accommodation.
She will briefly explore the relevance of the 2015 Guidance on Permanence
(long-term foster care and return to parents)
key theme of the day will be examining effective ways of involving the
adults who are important to the child in the review process -specifically birth
parents, relatives and foster carers.
the light of current debates, we shall explore the appropriate use of Section
20 as a short and longer term legal status that contributes to family
connectedness for children across the age groups.
Fayle will focus on the practice of IROs in involving foster carers in the
review process, looking at their role with respect to different permanence
case vignettes drawn from actual cases, small group discussions will focus on
specific issues that can arise for IROs.
will be £99 for NAIRO members, £140 for non members.
details will be posted on the NAIRO website as they become available.
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