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Best Al Coates & Scott Casson Rennie podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Al Coates & Scott Casson Rennie podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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Hello, in what was a rather unusual turn of events we were asked to showcase through the medium of Podcasting the work that the FASD Hub Scotland do. We aren’t always that helpful but the work that the Hub does is progressive and offers an excellent practice model and as such we were more than happy to chat to the team. The Hub is linked to Adoptio…
 
This week we took the opportunity to have a brief round up on the year as well as consider some of the interesting news articles that had come up in the last few weeks of the year. We chat about the reduction in the adoption statistics as well as the high profile discrimination case won by an adoptive couple against a local authority. The rather in…
 
In this episode we speak to Anthony (AKA @TheCareKid ) about his story of entering and being in the care system. He his open an honest as he shares what have been defining experiences from his own childhood and his subsequent experiences as a care leaver and young adult. Anthony is frank in relation to own difficulties in adult life and how he has …
 
Welcome to what is a rather underwhelming fourth Chrismas podcast. Undewhelming because we only mention the festive season in passing and get drawn into the long grass with Becky (AKA Suddenly Mummy). We discuss the rise and fall of adoption blogs, Becky's decision to kill off Suddenly Mummy and the trials and tribulations of social media. Al kills…
 
In this episode Ninja Mam shares her story of adopting, with her partner, two children with additional needs. You can follow Ninja Mam on Twitter Here or on Facebook Here. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch through the Adoption & Fostering Podcast's facebook page here, or our twitter feed here. Listen/subscribe on iTunes her…
 
In this episode we join Adoption UK Scotland for their Education Conference 2019: Thinking Differently About Education. We start the day speaking to Fiona Aitken, head of Adoption UK Scotland and she kindly sets the scene for the day and what was hoped. Please note that the leaf blowers were going rogue in the car park and that does impact on the a…
 
In this episode we were prompted to discuss the initial adoption preparation that is a statutory requirement in England and Wales. Its a course run over a few days normally undertaken prior to prospective adopters making an application or at the beginning of the process. We pulled together the results from a Twitter poll that we'd put up as well as…
 
In this Episode we speak to Paul, with his, wife they became special guardians to two of their grandchildren. Paul shares the challenges that they've experienced coming to a point of taking the grandchildren into their care, working with professionals with limited understanding and the lack of ongoing support that they've found lacking. Listen/subs…
 
In this episode we speak to Joanne Alper from Adoption Plus about her new book 'Supporting Birth Parents whose Children have been Adopted'. It includes a range of contributions from different professionals and considers a range of issues that are present in many adopted parents minds as they as the care for their children and young people. It refle…
 
This week we speak to Tanya, an adopted adult and adoption social worker. She shares parts of her story and her views and perspectives on different aspects of adoption and the current system. You can read more of Tanya's story on the PAC UK website here and follow her on Twitter here. The usual warning if you’ve any doubts get a friend to listen fi…
 
This week we speak to Emily Christou in relation to the Church's 'Adoption Sunday'. Emily works for the national charity Home for Good in relation to influencing policy change and raising awareness of specific issues. We discuss issues of faith, how they are perceived outside of the faith community as well as the legacy of some of the scandals that…
 
This week we speak to Jamie Crabb and Rosie Canning representatives from the Care Experienced Conference. They give us some background in relation to the conference that was held earlier in the year, share some of the reasons behind it and being to discuss the recently released report that they have been sharing with a range of professionals and po…
 
This week's Episode is a snapshot from The Open Nest's conference #PreservationOrSeverance. Al managed to gather some contributors to the day's events and asked them a few questions. Adopted adults Catt Peace, form the PATCHES Family Foundation and Clair (@howtobeadopted) shared a few thoughts on the events of the day and Open Nest Trustee Fran Pro…
 
In this episode we speak to playwright Karen Bartholomew in relation to her production 'Giving up Marty' a play that considers the reality of adoption reunion from a range of perspectives. Karen is adopted herself but this isn't her story but she hopes to offer an antidote to the fictionalised and sanitised TV versions of reunion that the adoption …
 
In this episode, we chat to Cat Theresa an adult adoptee and she shares her experience of being adopted in late 60's. Cat describes her experience of growing up and the impact of adoption on how she felt as a child and adolescent. Cat went on to reunification with her birth mother at 19 then later with her birth father. Cat speaks about some of her…
 
In this episode we talk to Helen Bonnick in relation to Child to Parent Violence and Aggression and her book here We chat across the topic and cover a broad range of issues including definitions, underlying causes and how practitioners from different services perceive the phenomenon. We also consider some of the interventions and look at one think …
 
In this episode, I chat to Melissa Guida-Richards, an adult adoptee, she shares her remarkable story of discovering that she was an adoptee as a young adult. Melissa describes the experience being compounded as she then discovers that she was adopted from another country and race. Cleary, this is a remarkable story and Melissa is open and honest ab…
 
In what was meant to be a brief chat we dig down on the Government's Regionalisation agenda. We asked some questions, did a twitter poll and considered some of the challenges, benefits, questions, worries and hopes that we all have in the UK in relation this cunning plan. Here's a some links to the documents that we reference: Adoption: a vision fo…
 
In this episode we speak to Dawn H a 25 year old UK adoptee. As a blogger she has written come moving and insightful posts on her blog here. In this conversation Dawn shares her story and some of the challenges that she's experienced. She also shares insights as to the impact of adoption in different aspects of her life including dating and she dis…
 
So, new term, new beginnings. This week we reflect on the summer and get slightly lost in the info banter. We did a small poll on Twitter in relation to anticipation of the new school starting. With the summer at an end and the new academic year we asked people how they were feeling as they head into the new term. We go through some of the feedback…
 
In what is a summer episode we speak to Professor Brigid Featherstone regarding her recent co authored academic paper in the Journal of Child and Family Social Work, On hope, loss, anger and the spaces in between: Reflections on living with/in adoption and the role of the social worker. This builds on the earlier enquiry commissioned by BASW The ro…
 
In this episode Black Sheep (a name that will be explained) describes her uncommon experience of being an adoptee who goes on to adopt. Black sheep, as a black child was a adopted into a white family and she discussed a wide range of issues that she faced growing up as well as she went on to reunion with many of her immediate birth family members. …
 
In this episode Al has an interview with Andrew Christie the Chair of the Adoption & Special Guardian Leadership Board. We ask some listener's questions in relation to the measuring of the number of children returning to care from adoptive homes, international concerns, social worker retention, RAAs and more. He also considers collating data on chi…
 
Hello & welcome to Adoptee Conversations from the adoption and fostering podcast. In this episode, Al chats to Dawn an adult adoptee and she shares her experience of being adopted in the late 1960s. Dawn describes her strength of feeling about adoption from a young age, her decision to seek out her brith parents and how adoption had impacted her an…
 
In this episode of the podcast Al speaks to adopter, musician and author of 'Me, the Boy, and The Monster: Exploring the psychology of adoption and trauma' as well as an upcoming book to accompany her CD and national tour. You can access Cat's website here for all the information on the August tour dates. Cat discussed the science behind the benefi…
 
In this episode of #AdopterStories Devin shares his journey with his husband through early permanence. It's a challenging story, and may be upsetting for some so listen with caution. Devin describes the complexity of an unsuccessful plan for them but positive outcome for a child, the aftermath on the couple and their journey onto trying again. Ther…
 
In an unexpected twist of scheduling we've dropped a little podcast treat to set you up for the summer holidays! In the first Graham, an adoptee, talks about his discovery of being adopted and his journey to try and find answers to his questions. We then talk to Pam, a birth mother, who shares her story of losing her child to adoption and her subse…
 
In this episode we speak to Becky, AKA Suddenly Mummy, in relation to DfE school developments. Specifically we discuss the role of the Virtual School Head but get caught into a raft of other issues such as pressure on school, exclusion and more. Becky is a friend of the show and we spiral into some healthy infobanter and get the low down on her new…
 
In this episode of adopter stories we speak to Dan, he shares his story of adoption within his own family and the complexity of that arrangement. Dan is also very open in relation to his views on adoption as well as his personal challenges with mental ill health. I’m sure you’ll find it interesting and if you’re an adoptee and would like to share y…
 
This week we took the opportunity to speak to the lovely Lisa Cherry. Social worker, international key note speaker/trainer and care experienced adult. She is kind enough to share some of her personal story, how she arrived at where she is and we chat about a range of issues. We discuss the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) message that is promine…
 
In this episode Barry shares his story of being adopted with his brother in the 1960, their complicated and difficult journey and the impact of that through his life. Barry is open and honest in relation to the challenges he faced and the impact on him as a child and adult. As always, we advice caution if you’ve experience of adoption as this may b…
 
In this week's episode Scott and Al unpick the thorny issue of names. Linked to belonging and ownership do they matter or not? We consider the findings of the mini poll we did about surnames and then consider them in the context of looking at alternative permanence arrangements that are discussed in this article HERE. We also discuss the views of a…
 
In this episode, I chat to Polly an adult adoptee and she shares her views and perspectives on adoption. Polly is frank about the challenges that she experienced as result of unsolicited contact from her birth family as well as the challenge of holding contrasting views of adoption and its processes. Some of the details of her story may be upsettin…
 
This is an unusual episode as Prof Beth Neil takes the reigns and talks us through the recent CoramBAAF conference on ‘Contact in adoption in the digital age: Where do we go from here?’ that went ahead on the 10th May. Beth and her team kindly interviewed a range of presenters from the conference including adopters, professionals and a birth mother…
 
In this episode Suzzanne shares her story of adopting as a single woman and her story of supporting her child as he moves into adulthood. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch through the Adoption & Fostering Podcast's facebook page here, or our twitter feed here.By Al Coates & Scott Casson-Rennie
 
Hello & welcome to Adoptee Conversations from the adoption and fostering podcast. In this new series we’re inviting adoptees to share their perspectives and views on all things adoption. We’ve no agenda and are looking to have open and frank conversation. In this, the first episode, I chat to Courtney from the United States and she shares her views…
 
This week we speak to Satwinder Sandhu from the International Adoption Centre as well as add a little wedding chat on then end for those that want the low down on Scott's nuptuals. Satwinder has recently taken over the role as the Chief Executive of the IAC and Scott invited him in to speak about a subject that is not often the focus of the adoptio…
 
This weeks episode is the recording of a conference workshop that I delivered at the Great North Ace Conference at the end of April for the ACE Network NE. I was asked to speak to professionals about supporting parents, carers and families that live with children who can display challenging, violent and aggressive behaviour in a short workshop. Its…
 
In this week's episode Al interviews Betsy de Thierry and they discuss the roots of shame, types of shame and the impact on many children who have experienced trauma and challenges in their early lives. We've a book to give away that Betsy has written 'The Simple Guide to Understanding Shame in Children: What It Is and How to Help' We've got a copy…
 
In this episode we speak to Garry and Kyle as they share their story of, firstly, fostering children with complex needs and then adopting them. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch through the Adoption & Fostering Podcast's facebook page here, or our twitter feed here.By Al Coates & Scott Casson-Rennie
 
In this episode Stephanie shares her story of adopting two little boys with her husband. She discussed the challenges of ethnicity and faith as well as the struggle to get appropriate support for her children. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch through the Adoption & Fostering Podcast's facebook page here, or our twitter fee…
 
In this episode Al speaks to Twayna Mayne author of the Loco Parentis Podcast, comedian and adoptee about her experiences growing up in care and making the decision to be adopted in her mid teens. It a remarkable story and Twayna is open and honest about her experiences and views on transracial adoption amongst many other things. Scott and Al tenta…
 
On the 29th March Al was invited to speak at the Adoption Matters Conference with Hettie Verhagen. In a spirit of cheekiness Al took his tape recorder and a bag full of C90s and headed off. There was a raft of interesting speakers that managed to allude Al, however a few were cornered and Hettie Verhagen shares some excellent views on supporting fa…
 
Earlier in the month we were asked if we'd ever had a podcast specifically on Panel. We haven't, so we opened up the floodgates, had Twitter poll and the opinions and views flooded in. This is it, Scott and Al talk about their experiences as panel members, attending panels and, for Al, presenting to panel. We try to reflect a range of concerns and …
 
In this episode Anne shares her story of adoption a girl with her husband. Anne's came to adoption having a broad range of experience and she tells some of the challenges and some of the joys that they've experienced. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch through the Adoption & Fostering Podcast's facebook page here, or our twi…
 
This week we speak to Helen Oakwater, adoptive parent, speaker and author, about her new book 'Want to Adopt? How to prepare yourself to parent a child from the care system'. We have a broad discussion based on the contents of the book including the nature of the adoption system, is adoption preparation fit for purpose?, resilience and the impact o…
 
In this Episode Natalie share her experience of adopting a 19month old girl with her husband. After what seemed like a period of normality some of her daughter's early live experiences manifest in her behaviour and ultimately led to them changing their parenting. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch through the Adoption & Fost…
 
We catch up on some correspondence and ponder the challenges of school's behaviour policies vs relational based models of behaviour management. We also discuss some of the challenges of parenting and the impact of vicarious trauma, the consider the need for therapeutic support and intervention for adoptive parents. Scott's new venture is discussed …
 
In this episode of Adopters Stories Rosie tells her story of supporting her mother and her husband as they adopted three children. Its a hard story to hear and challenges the normal adoption narrative. The experience has had a pivotal impact on her career choices and subsequent life. If you'd like to share your story then please get in touch throug…
 
In this episode Al speaks to Prof Beth Neil about upcoming research that the University of East Anglia are undertaking into the experiences of adoptees becoming parents and adopters becoming grandparents. The study aims to - to provide a new understanding of the lived experiences and needs of adopted people who are now parents, and of adoptive pare…
 
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