Coram-i Resources

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    Adopted children and young people’s views on their life storybooks: the role of narrative in the formation of identities

    Adoption Professionals | Wednesday 21st October 2015 | Dr Debbie Watson, Sandra Latter and Rebecca Bellew | 14 Downloads

    This paper reports on interviews conducted with twenty children and young people adopted from the care system in England, exploring their experiences and views of their life storybooks and examines the role of life storybooks as a form of narrative that contributes to identity development.

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    Case study: Kent County Council

    Adoption Professionals | Monday 19th October 2015 | 7 Downloads

    In February 2012, Coram-i partnered with Kent County Council to improve the LA’s Adoption Service. Coram-i’s task was to improve the service so that it provided a high quality service to children in the authority’s care with a plan of adoption.

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    Improvement Services

    Adoption Professionals | Monday 19th October 2015 | 3 Downloads

    Coram-i can work with your organisation to improve its performance in delivering permanence for looked after children. Find out about our Improvement Services in this leaflet

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    Adopters life story books research

    Adoption Professionals | Tuesday 13th October 2015 | Rebecca Bellew Coram and Dr Debbie Watson, University of Bristol | 2 Downloads

    This research, conducted jointly between the UK children’s charity Coram and the University of Bristol, aims to address the absence in the academic literature of adopters’ perspectives on their children’s life storybooks.

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    Adoption Diagnostic Analysis

    Adoption Professionals | Tuesday 13th October 2015 | 6 Downloads

    This document describes the potential partnership work between your local authority and Coram-i, to build on good practice in adoption to facilitate early permanence for young children

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    Legal Deep Dive

    Adoption Professionals | Tuesday 13th October 2015 | 2 Downloads

    This document sets out the details of potential partnership work between your local authority (LA) and Coram-i in relation to a ‘Legal Deep Dive’ of selected cases