AFA News

Working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

05-07-2017 Headline News Brenda

Click  here  for a list of resources for working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking/refugee children and young people. As this is an evolving policy area, we will update this resource list in...

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AFA Scotland Update

14-04-2017 Headline News Administrator

Please see our latest newsletter which contains a lot of information in a single pdf download.    Select "Newsletter Download"  to take you to the full article where you can download it.   Download the newsletter...

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AFA SCOTLAND TRAINER CONSULTANT

16-03-2017 Headline News Brenda

AFA Scotland is currently re-advertising for the post of Trainer/Consultant.  Applications should be submitted using the attached application form no later than 5.00pm, Friday 9 June, 2017. Please download the application form here. Further information on...

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Supreme Court Ruling on Adoption

02-03-2017 Headline News Brenda

The Supreme Court yesterday published the attached press release outlining the judgement in an important case concering adoption procedure in Scotland. Rhona Pollock, AFA Scotland's Legal Consultant, will prodcue a...

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PERMANENTLY PROGRESSING

02-03-2017 Headline News Brenda

AFA Scotland continues to work closely with the Universities of Stirling and York to support the Permanently Progressing research project.  The interview phase - meeting with people involved in adoption, fostering...

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AFA Scotland Associate Trainers

02-03-2017 Headline News Brenda

As a way of extending the pool of expertise and the range of training available, AFA Scotland is in the process of taking on a number of associate trainers.  The...

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New training: Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

03-03-2016 Headline News Administrator

AFA Scotland is pleased to introduce a new one-day training course on the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. The course offers an overview of the Act and covers...

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Welcome to AFA Scotland

Welcome to AFA Scotland

Adoption & Fostering Alliance Scotland (AFA) is a newly formed independent service established in September 2015 to provide a range of training and consultancy to all professionals connected to adoption and fostering throughout Scotland.

Trainer/Consultants have a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills in relation to adoption and fostering practice.

AFA Scotland is a charity that offers services to all those working in the field of adoption, fostering and the care of looked after children.


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    We look forward to welcoming, delegates, speakers and exhibitors to our Legal Group conference tomorrow at Discovery Quay, Dundee.
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    Interested in international adoption? Rhona Pollock will be on @bbcradioscot's Kaye Adams show tomorrow talking with Stephen Jardine
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    We're recruiting! Could you (or someone you know) be our new Trainer Consultant? afascotland.com/news-items/10-…
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    Congratulations to our Research Associate, now officially Dr Maggie Grant! Her thesis looked at adopted adults' views on impact of adoption.
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    Thanks to Dr Mary Mather who facilitated at our Workshop yesterday on Child Health Assessments; exposure to alcohol and drugs. Fantastic day
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    A good day in Edinburgh (despite the rain) as our associate trainer Gail Aboim leads a lively workshop on Making Good Assessments
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    Rhona Pollock, our Legal Consultant speaking at the Scottish Parliament tonight on "A Childs' View in Court" arranged by SCLC..
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    Module 1 of our Postgraduate course got off to an excellent start with eager students and lively discussions! Today, its all about the law!
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