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Men Who Foster

This course explores the idea of the 'positive male role model' to identify ways in which men can be more effective carers.

Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
09:30
15:30
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, Glasgow G1 1DA
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

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. This course is for male foster carers only and is facilitated by an experienced male foster carer. 

How to book

The cost of this training is £120.00 plus VAT (including lunch) Non-members £240.00 plus VAT (including lunch)

Please complete and return the booking form below.

Content topic: 
The Fostering Network
Content category: 
men who foster
Region: 
Scotland

This course explores the idea of the 'positive male role model' to identify ways in which men can be more effective carers.

Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
09:30
15:30
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, Glasgow G1 1DA
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

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. This course is for male foster carers only and is facilitated by an experienced male foster carer. 

How to book

The cost of this training is £120.00 plus VAT (including lunch) Non-members £240.00 plus VAT (including lunch)

Please complete and return the booking form below.

Content topic: 
The Fostering Network
Content category: 
men who foster
Region: 
Scotland

AGM proxy voting form

To submit your form by post, please download and sign this form, and return it to: The Company Secretary, The Fostering Network, 87 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8HA, marked ‘Confidential for addressee only’.

Otherwise you can complete the online form below. Before completing the form please read the explanatory notes.​

The deadline for receipt of proxy forms is 10am on MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2016. ​

By filling in the below form, I hereby appoint the chair of the meeting OR the below named person as my proxy to vote for me on my behalf at the Annual General Meeting of the company to be held on 30 November 2016, and at any adjournment thereof. I direct my proxy to vote on the following resolutions as I have indicated by marking the appropriate box with 'yes', 'no' or 'abstain'. If no indication is given, my proxy will vote or abstain from voting at his or her discretion and I authorise my proxy to vote (or abstain from voting) as he or she thinks fit in relation to any other matter which is properly put before the meeting.
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The Fostering Network helplines

Practice experts from across the UK staff our helplines. Information can be provided on a wide range of issues including:
  • foster carer finances

  • allegations

  • delegated authority

  • safer caring

  • standards and legislation

  • education.

 

Please note that all our helplines will be closed on Monday 27 May and in addition our Members' helpline in England and Fosterline Wales will be closed on Tuesday 28 May.

Fostering Excellence Awards 2018

Since the first awards took place in 2014, the Fostering Excellence Awards have continued to grow year on year and this year was the biggest and best yet!

The ceremony was well attended by guests from inside and outside of the fostering sector, and together we celebrated the outstanding achievements and exceptional contributions of some amazing young people, foster carers, social workers and fostering supporters.

Celebrity support for Foster Care Fortnight 2015

Michael Sheen

Hollywood actor, star of the Twilight movies, Far from the Madding Crowd and Frost/Nixon, and familiar to TV audiences as Tony Blair, Michael Sheen supported Foster Care Fortnight 2015.

"Each day 55,000 unassuming families wake up, get dressed, and set about making life better for 64,000 children. They’re the everyday heroes who are changing the world for the fostered children who are living with them.

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