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Practice Programme

CVAA deliver a series of workshops and events on key themes in adoption practice, find out more.


Author: Daniel Murdoch

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Find out how VAAs have adapted their practice to ensure that you can start your adoption journey today.


Author: Sam Mercadante

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Latest events

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  • Worrying About Birth Family

    In this featured blog post, one of Scottish Adoption's 'Quaran'-Teen Ambassadors reflects on their relationship with their birth mother and worries that have been heightened by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

  • National Adoption Week 2020: Finding families for children who wait the longest

    At a time when national statistics reveal that Black and mixed-heritage children are disproportionately represented in the care system and that they wait longer to be adopted, this year's National Adoption Week campaign is focusing on the need to find potential parents who can provide a loving and secure home for these children. Read more

  • CVAA announces new Chair of Trustees, Andrew Webb

    Andrew Webb, previously DCS in Stockport and Chair of Research in Practice, and current Nuffield Family Justice Observatory Board member, has begun his tenure as Independent Chair of CVAA. Read more