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Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 to Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

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.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
15:30
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, Glasgow G1 1DA
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

Let's Learn Together workshops provide practical tips to support looked after children in education.

Start time: 
18:30
End time: 
21:00
Location: 
Loughview Integrated Primary School , 63 Church Road, Castlereagh, Belfast, BT6 9SA
Region: 
Northern Ireland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Thursday, 24 October, 2019

This free extended masterclass for foster carers and practitioners will help develop tools and techniques to help communicate difficult information sensitively to children or young people in a supportive way.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
15:00
Location: 
YHA Cardiff Central, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF10 4BB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Thursday, 31 October, 2019

This open course will bring staff from different services together to explore the purpose and requirements of, and different approaches to undertaking foster carer reviews.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:30
Location: 
Kings Court Business Centre, 33 King Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2DH
Wednesday, 13 November, 2019

Exclusively for members, The Fostering Network conferences are a series of regional and country conferences providing foster carers and fostering services with the opportunity to explore local, regional and national issues in fostering.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
15:30
Location: 
Wrexham Glyndŵr University, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wales, LL11 2AW - Catrin Finch Centre
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Monday, 18 November, 2019

This course aims to raise the profile of delegated authority and increase confidence in putting it into practice.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
The Waterfront, Welsh Back, Bristol, BS1 4SB
Wednesday, 20 November, 2019

A European network of fostering organisations, APFEL (Acting for the Promotion of Fostering at European Level) is holding its eighth European conference entitled Foster Care Transforming Lives in Edinburgh on 20 November, in partnership with The Fostering Network.

Start time: 
09:45
End time: 
16:30
Location: 
Radisson Blu Hotel, EH1 1TH, Edinburgh Scotland
Monday, 25 November, 2019

This training course will provide participants with an overview of the new regulatory framework for Local Authority and Regulated fostering services in Wales; highlight key guidance within the accompanying Code of Practice and explore the implications of the new regulatory framework on individual and agency practice

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
The Fostering Network: Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Friday, 6 December, 2019

Open course aimed at foster carers and social workers

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:30
Location: 
The Church at Carrs Lane, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX
Tuesday, 10 December, 2019 to Thursday, 12 December, 2019

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

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:30
Location: 
The Fostering Network, 87 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HA
Region: 
UK

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