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County Lines: Exploring the vulnerabilities of and risks to children and young people in care

County lines refers to the expansion of criminal, drug dealing gangs from cities to smaller towns and rural areas. These gangs will specifically exploit the vulnerable, including children and young people in care at all points of their drug supply routes. This seminar will help attendees understand the methodologies of county lines whilst identifying the vulnerabilities and risks to young people in care.

This course is suitable for foster carers, special guardians, social workers, team managers, teachers and school staff, health professionals, residential/supported accommodation workers and housing associations, practitioners working with children and young people in and leaving care, youth justice and substance misuse teams, supported accommodation and housing association staff.

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
09:30
13:00
Location: 
Ty Seren, Whitchurch High School (Upper School), Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2XJ. The venue is located within easy reach of the M4 J32 and the A470. It is also accessible by bus and is within walking distance of Llandaff North railway station
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Registration cost: 
£48 (including VAT)


This training event will feature presentations from key speakers:

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

County lines refers to the expansion of criminal, drug dealing gangs from cities to smaller towns and rural areas. These gangs will specifically exploit the vulnerable, including children and young people in care at all points of their drug supply routes. This seminar will help attendees understand the methodologies of county lines whilst identifying the vulnerabilities and risks to young people in care.

This course is suitable for foster carers, special guardians, social workers, team managers, teachers and school staff, health professionals, residential/supported accommodation workers and housing associations, practitioners working with children and young people in and leaving care, youth justice and substance misuse teams, supported accommodation and housing association staff.

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
09:30
13:00
Location: 
Ty Seren, Whitchurch High School (Upper School), Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2XJ. The venue is located within easy reach of the M4 J32 and the A470. It is also accessible by bus and is within walking distance of Llandaff North railway station
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Registration cost: 
£48 (including VAT)


This training event will feature presentations from key speakers:

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

Training courses

In-service courses

The Fostering Network has developed a broad range of training courses designed to support the learning development of your foster care workforce, and which complement our consultancy packages.

Our team of in-house and associate practice experts will work with you to identify the needs of training participants and design a course to meet your bespoke aims and objectives.

Staying Put: In Practice

The aim of the course is to develop a greater understanding of staying put and review current practice when considering ‘staying put’ arrangements.

Location: 
In-house or at a venue of your choice
Event type: 
In-house training

The course objectives

  • Clarifying the new legal duty on staying put arrangements
  • Consider the messages from the Statutory and Good Practice Guidance
  • Consider implications for local care planning and practice implementation

This course is aimed at

... both social workers and foster carers to enable shared learning and group focus on different roles and responsibilities.

Learning outcomes

This course will enable participants to

Region: 
England
Content topic: 
safeguarding

The aim of the course is to develop a greater understanding of staying put and review current practice when considering ‘staying put’ arrangements.

Location: 
In-house or at a venue of your choice
Event type: 
In-house training

The course objectives

  • Clarifying the new legal duty on staying put arrangements
  • Consider the messages from the Statutory and Good Practice Guidance
  • Consider implications for local care planning and practice implementation

This course is aimed at

... both social workers and foster carers to enable shared learning and group focus on different roles and responsibilities.

Learning outcomes

This course will enable participants to

Region: 
England
Content topic: 
safeguarding