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.
Let's Learn Together workshops provide practical tips to support looked after children in education.
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.
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.
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.
This course aims to raise the profile of delegated authority and increase confidence in putting it into practice.
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.
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
Open course aimed at foster carers and social workers
Enabling participants to develop training skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering pre-approval foster care training linked to assessment.