The Missing Link

OK, now bear with for a minute - I have to start with what looks like a slightly techy bit... but it warms up...  get through the top couple of paragraphs, and…

Huh? Directors of Children’s Services think what?!

The Fostering Stocktake is a big deal. A ‘taking of the pulse’ of our sector, and we were all invited to contribute.   The Association of Directors of Children’s Services - the…

Friday 19th May 2017

Picture the scene:   Twenty anxious team members waiting in the reception of our head office in Stratford. Emotions were high. Were we going to be elated or disappointed? This moment was…

The folly of empowering foster parents

Hands up everyone who has ever said: “I empowered the psychiatrist by valuing him as a member of the professional team.” Anyone? No?   Sounds just weird right, even ridiculous? Because why…

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