International Child Protection & Kinship Care

Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB)

Formerly called the CFAB International Social Work Training. The focus of this training is on social work in an international context; child protection cases that cross international borders; care proceedings with international family resources; and practical issues in international placements.

This training course will be delivered by social workers from CFAB who have had extensive experience in cross border cases. CFAB have an in-depth understanding of local authority processes and an up-to-date understanding of local and international legislation and good practice.

Training Objectives :

  • To improve the awareness of good practice and up to date legislation for social workers involved in cross-border children and family cases, including placing children in care with family abroad.
  • To improve understanding of effective collaboration with overseas authorities.
  • To improve knowledge of resources and networks available for international collaboration.