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In the News: New research to benefit adoptive families; Digital deception – the online behaviour of teens

Published: 27.11.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: New research to benefit adoptive families; Digital deception – the online behaviour of teens

Why is the UK making it so difficult for religious couples to adopt?
Millions of religious people would love to adopt but fear discrimination by the authorities on account of their faith. Now the Government is trying to put them at ease so homes for thousands of children can be found. Telegraph 14/11/13

New research to benefit adoptive families
Two research projects at Cardiff University will look into support needs for adoptive families Cardiff University 14/11/13

Digital deception – the online behaviour of teens
Findings from a survey of 1,102 10-17-year-olds and 1,013 parents, exploring young people's online behaviours and experiences of cyberbullying McAfee 2013

Should all schools have their own psychotherapist?
One head is using his pupil premium to fund a full-time psychotherapist. He believes it is helping children's learning as well as their mental health problems Guardian 19/11/13

A review of guardianship, adoption and surrogacy law is underway, but what can we expect?
The Children and Family Relationships Bill is proposing a sweeping and comprehensive review of an area of law that touches all of our lives, writes Katherine Irwin The Journal 25/11/13