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E.g., 01/10/2016
Tuesday, 4 October, 2016 to Thursday, 6 October, 2016

The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop training skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering pre-approval foster care training linked to assessment.

Location: 
Glasgow (venue to be confirmed)
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Tuesday, 8 November, 2016 to Thursday, 10 November, 2016

Enabling participants to develop training skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering pre-approval foster care training linked to assessment.

Location: 
London
Region: 
England
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Wednesday, 9 November, 2016

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.

Location: 
The Robertson Trust, Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4TB
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Tuesday, 15 November, 2016

Following the successful completion of the ground-breaking Head, Heart, Hands programme, we are delighted to invite you to join us for our conference. Head, Heart, Hands is The Fostering Network’s innovative programme exploring the impact that the introduction of social pedagogy can have on outcomes for fostered children and young people.

Start time: 
10:30
End time: 
15:30
Location: 
Surgeons’ Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

Following the successful completion of the ground-breaking Head, Heart, Hands programme, we are delighted to invite you to join us for our conference. Head, Heart, Hands is The Fostering Network’s innovative programme exploring the impact that the introduction of social pedagogy can have on outcomes for fostered children and young people.

Start time: 
10:30
End time: 
15:30
Location: 
The Royal Horticultural Halls, 80 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PE
Region: 
London
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 to Thursday, 19 January, 2017

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.

Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, 2nd Floor, Ingram House, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops