PROFESSOR HARRIET WARD CBE is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Rees Centre, Oxford University and Emeritus Professor of Child and Family Research at Loughborough University. She has over 30 years’ experience both as a research director and field researcher, as an adviser to policymakers and service providers, and as a social work practitioner. Harriet is a founder member and ex-director of INTRAC (INternational Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care) and a founder member of the International Research Network on Infants and Child Protection Systems. Findings from Harriet’s research programme have underpinned developments in policy and practice concerning child protection, looked after children and adoption in the UK, the USA, Australia and parts of Europe. She was awarded a CBE for services to children and families in 2012. 

In the webinar on Monday 12th June 12:00-13:00, Harriet will present her recent research in Australia and its contribution to the international debate.  The book in its entirety is freely available to download online.  REGISTER NOW

Outcomes of Open Adoption: what can we learn from Australian practice?

Prof. Harriet Ward CBE, Rees Centre, University of Oxford

Monday 12th June | 12:00-13:00

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