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The Verbatim Formula is an applied performance research project which is currently working with looked after children and young people.
This article, with accompanying short video documentary, from the New York Times tells an in-depth and harrowing story of an amateur historian, Catherine Corless, seeking to learn about the history of a "mother and baby home" run by Bon Secours nuns in the town of Tuam, Ireland, and the story of mistreatment, poor conditions, trafficking, and unmarked graves she uncovered.
This video from the BBC shares stories from some mixed racial, ethnic, and religious foster care families.
This video from the BBC tells the story of Tommy, an 81 year-old man who grew up in the Quarriers care home in Renfrewshire, Scotland and suffered incredible abuse at the hands of his carers for over a decade.
This video from the BBC highlights a new approach to family court in the UK and shares the story of John, a man whose children were removed from his care and who went through this court system to get them back.
This 17-part podcast series from BBC Radio 4 tells the story of the adoption process of two children in the UK, sharing the views of the birth parents, grandparents, social workers, foster carers, potential adopters, and others.
This paper explores practical and ethical dilemmas for professionals when securing the protection of children in the complex non‐clinical setting of individual families.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This rapid review from Coram Voice contributes to the understanding of care leavers’ experiences and is also the first stage in a project to develop a survey of care leavers’ subjective well-being, according to young people’s own evaluations of how they feel about their lives.