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Men Who Foster

For men who foster there may be concerns about how best to work with children who have experienced trauma and abuse. The course explores the idea of the "positive male role model" and aims to promote ways in which men can be more effective carers. This course is for men only.

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
09:30
14:30
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow G1 1DA
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Registration cost: 
£144 (including VAT)

Male foster carers continually highlight a number of significant issues affecting their role. There is concern about how best to work with children who have been sexually abused, worries about abuse by carers and unsubstantiated allegations of abuse in foster care. The course explores the idea of the 'positive male role model' to identify ways in which men can be more effective carers. This course is for male foster carers only and is facilitated by an experienced male foster carer. 

Content topic: 
training
Content category: 
men who foster
Region: 
Scotland

For men who foster there may be concerns about how best to work with children who have experienced trauma and abuse. The course explores the idea of the "positive male role model" and aims to promote ways in which men can be more effective carers. This course is for men only.

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
09:30
14:30
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow G1 1DA
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Registration cost: 
£144 (including VAT)

Male foster carers continually highlight a number of significant issues affecting their role. There is concern about how best to work with children who have been sexually abused, worries about abuse by carers and unsubstantiated allegations of abuse in foster care. The course explores the idea of the 'positive male role model' to identify ways in which men can be more effective carers. This course is for male foster carers only and is facilitated by an experienced male foster carer. 

Content topic: 
training
Content category: 
men who foster
Region: 
Scotland

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.

Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 to Tuesday, 31 March, 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 take place on Tuesdays with a break for half term :

Content topic: 
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.

Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 to Tuesday, 31 March, 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 take place on Tuesdays with a break for half term :

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