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Fostering Changes for independent agency foster carers in Wales

The Fostering Changes programme is being delivered free to foster carers in Wales until April 2020 by the Confidence in Care Consortium (The Fostering Network, Barnardo's, Tact and Action for Children). 
    
The Fostering Changes Programme is behaviourally based and derives from research into parenting skills, attachment, educational attainment and the academic progression of looked after children who are in foster care. It is a flagship course for foster carers that provides them with the practical skills in behaviour identification and management that will support the longevity and stability of placements and make a significant difference to a looked after child’s life.

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 to Wednesday, 1 April, 2020
09:00
13:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Registration cost: 
£0 (including VAT)

To be eligible for the training a carer must have a child aged two or over (up to 18) planned to be in placement for the duration of the 12 weeks training course The 12 sessions are delivered over 12 weeks so the programme fits neatly within term times, and each day runs from 10am to 1pm to support carers with school commitments. This course will run on Wednesdays:

Content topic: 
education and training
Content category: 
learning and development
Region: 
Wales

The Fostering Changes programme is being delivered free to foster carers in Wales until April 2020 by the Confidence in Care Consortium (The Fostering Network, Barnardo's, Tact and Action for Children). 
    
The Fostering Changes Programme is behaviourally based and derives from research into parenting skills, attachment, educational attainment and the academic progression of looked after children who are in foster care. It is a flagship course for foster carers that provides them with the practical skills in behaviour identification and management that will support the longevity and stability of placements and make a significant difference to a looked after child’s life.

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 to Wednesday, 1 April, 2020
09:00
13:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Registration cost: 
£0 (including VAT)

To be eligible for the training a carer must have a child aged two or over (up to 18) planned to be in placement for the duration of the 12 weeks training course The 12 sessions are delivered over 12 weeks so the programme fits neatly within term times, and each day runs from 10am to 1pm to support carers with school commitments. This course will run on Wednesdays:

Content topic: 
education and training
Content category: 
learning and development
Region: 
Wales

Pathways to University

Pathways to University is a four-day residential scheme for young people aged 16 and 17 living in foster care in Northern Ireland. The scheme aims to raise young people’s awareness of university and give them a taste of university life.

Monday, 1 July, 2019 to Thursday, 4 July, 2019
Location: 
Ulster University, Coleraine


Young people will experience student living by staying at Ulster University, Coleraine halls of residence and there will be a range of activities to learn about university life, study and social activities.

Region: 
Northern Ireland
Content category: 
learning and development

Pathways to University is a four-day residential scheme for young people aged 16 and 17 living in foster care in Northern Ireland. The scheme aims to raise young people’s awareness of university and give them a taste of university life.

Monday, 1 July, 2019 to Thursday, 4 July, 2019
Location: 
Ulster University, Coleraine


Young people will experience student living by staying at Ulster University, Coleraine halls of residence and there will be a range of activities to learn about university life, study and social activities.

Region: 
Northern Ireland
Content category: 
learning and development