Parental risk factors and the likelihood of children entering care

A number of parental problems have previously been associated with children entering care. These include mental health problems, substance misuse and learning disabilities. However there are many things about the relationship between these issues in parents and children’s entry into care that are not known. For example, do these factors have the same effect on… Read More

Reframing Adoption Conference

Welcome to our ExChange conference series entitled Reframing Adoption running from May- June 2023. We aim to shine a light on the often forgotten area of adoption and highlight some of the most recent and important research and development in this area. Adoption provides an often elusive permanency for many children and is ever evolving.… Read More

It takes a Village: Global perspectives about care-experienced parents

Welcome to our truly international ExChange Wales spring conference series 2023!  It takes a village: Global perspectives on care-experienced parents is being delivered in partnership with the International Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care (INTRAC). Care leavers’ transition to parenthood is one of the most challenging transitions in their life. Having limited support… Read More