Dec 21

The December zoom seminar had four contributions. Judith Masson from the Law School, Bristol University, discussed whether adoption has a future and examined recent trends in the use of different types: relinquishment, step-parent, intercountry and adoptions from care. Judith's slides are here.

CSP fellow Roger Bullock then offered a tribute to the late Sir Michael Rutter which can be read here.

On the second day Bruce Houlder, a retired lawyer, spoke about the new charity he has founded, fightingknifecrime.London, which seeks to help coordinate services designed to tackle the social issues underlying the problem .

In the final session Ediane Santana de Lima discussed a new Lab project looking at the trauma informed training delivered in Violence Reduction Units. Her slides are here.