Permanency Planning - Which Option to go for

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Course Overview

The placement of a child can be a challenging area for all children law practitioners.

This bite size webinar, delivered by experienced lecturer and children law practitioner Safda Mahmood, will consider the various options and methods when placing children permanently, whether through placement with parents, child arrangement orders, special guardianship orders, long term fostering and adoption.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will

    • Have a greater understanding of the various options available when placing a child and the pros and cons of each, depending on the circumstances of the case
    • Feel more confident when advising clients regarding this difficult aspect of children law practice

What is the target audience?

  • Children law practitioners



About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Slides
    2 Page
  • Notes
    3 Page