For Professionals

There has been a lot of work into the importance of children’s relationships. We list some useful information below, but if you know of any other resources you think are helpful, please let us know.

The Care Inquiry – Making not Breaking

Launched in the House of Commons in 2013 and the product of work by eight major children’s charities, The Care Inquiry has lots of information useful information including evidence from the children themselves.

Home page:

Some further information:

Trainers and Courses

Any trainers and courses listed here are not endorsed by Fostering Contact, but provided as a resource for professionals looking to organise training with regard to the issues raised.

Dr Margot Sunderland ( is a well known Child Psychotherapist with experience in many areas including attachment and loss.

Scientific Research


Case Studies?