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The Role of the Supervising Social Worker

A positive relationship between supervising social worker and foster carers is critical to promoting the retention of foster carers, the stability of placements and positive outcomes for children and young people. However, the role of the supervising social worker is far from straightforward.

This 2 day course is for new and experienced supervising social workers.

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 to Thursday, 19 January, 2017
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, 2nd Floor, Ingram House, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

This course will:

  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on practice
  • Explore challenges faced by both supervising social workers and foster carers
  • Consider effective ways of supporting foster carers through their fostering journey
  • Explore ways of providing leadership and empowering foster carers to provide children and young people with the best possible care
  • Examine what supports supervising social workers need to be effective in their role

How to book

To book a place on this training course please

Region: 
Scotland

A positive relationship between supervising social worker and foster carers is critical to promoting the retention of foster carers, the stability of placements and positive outcomes for children and young people. However, the role of the supervising social worker is far from straightforward.

This 2 day course is for new and experienced supervising social workers.

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 to Thursday, 19 January, 2017
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, 2nd Floor, Ingram House, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

This course will:

  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on practice
  • Explore challenges faced by both supervising social workers and foster carers
  • Consider effective ways of supporting foster carers through their fostering journey
  • Explore ways of providing leadership and empowering foster carers to provide children and young people with the best possible care
  • Examine what supports supervising social workers need to be effective in their role

How to book

To book a place on this training course please

Region: 
Scotland

Receiving, Giving and Storing Information

Foster Carers have a key role in the gathering and recording of written information about children in their care. They require an awareness of data protection principles, maintaining confidentiality, ownership of records and the knowledge that information may be used in court proceedings. This course will explore these issues and suggest practical techniques to help foster carers in keeping useful and accurate records.

Wednesday, 9 November, 2016
Location: 
The Robertson Trust, Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4TB
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

With lots of open discussions and opportunities to develop your skill and knowledge, this course also looks at:

Region: 
Scotland

Foster Carers have a key role in the gathering and recording of written information about children in their care. They require an awareness of data protection principles, maintaining confidentiality, ownership of records and the knowledge that information may be used in court proceedings. This course will explore these issues and suggest practical techniques to help foster carers in keeping useful and accurate records.

Wednesday, 9 November, 2016
Location: 
The Robertson Trust, Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4TB
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

With lots of open discussions and opportunities to develop your skill and knowledge, this course also looks at:

Region: 
Scotland