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Monday, 17 June, 2019 to Wednesday, 19 June, 2019

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.  Our three-day course is vital for anyone with responsibility for running in-house preparation sessions for new applicants.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network Office, Glasgow
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Thursday, 20 June, 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: 
The Bond Company, 180 -182 Fazeley Street, Digbeth. Birmingham B5 5SE
Region: 
UK
Thursday, 20 June, 2019 to Friday, 21 June, 2019

Our two day Parent and Child Together training course is aimed at foster carers who provide this specialist service and those that support them, and aims to prepare and increase confidence within their roles. Day one will focus on policy and service development while day two will explore the day-to-day practice challenges in more depth.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
Stopford House Learning & Development Centre, 1st floor, Piccadilly Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council SK1 3XE
Region: 
North West
Wednesday, 26 June, 2019

Our Managing Allegations and Standards of Care Concern training course aims to develop understanding of allegations made against foster carers, Standards of Care concerns, and complaints.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
The Waterfront, Welsh Back, Bristol, BS1 4SB
Region: 
South West
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Monday, 1 July, 2019 to Thursday, 4 July, 2019

Pathways to University is a four-day residential scheme for young people aged 16 and 17 living in foster care in Northern Ireland. The scheme aims to raise young people’s awareness of university and give them a taste of university life.

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End time: 
Location: 
Ulster University, Coleraine
Region: 
Northern Ireland
Wednesday, 3 July, 2019

This course has been developed exclusively for The Fostering Network by Helen King who was the founding Head of Education and then the Head of Communications at the National Crime Agency’s CEOP command. Helen was also one of the founding members of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety and a lead on the Home Office working group for safety. Since then, Helen has worked developing communications strategies for a range of agencies including the NCA and the Home Office and helped to develop AI solutions to help young people stay in control of explicit images.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Tuesday, 9 July, 2019 to Thursday, 11 July, 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
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Friday, 19 July, 2019

This course identifies the purpose of assessing prospective foster carers, key issues in assessment, planning the assessment, dealing with difficult information, issues in assessing family and friends carers, making sure information included in the final assessment document is relevant and how to provide good analysis.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
IP-City Centre 1 Bath Street Ipswich IP2 8SD
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Monday, 22 July, 2019 to Friday, 9 August, 2019

These two-week long summer schemes are open to children currently in year four to seven. These schemes are packed full of activities designed to encourage children to practice numeracy and literacy in a fun way.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
03:00
Location: 
Throughout Northern Ireland
Region: 
Northern Ireland
Monday, 22 July, 2019 to Monday, 5 August, 2019

These four day residential schemes are open to young people in foster care in Northern Ireland aged 14 to 17.

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End time: 
Location: 
Throughout Northern Ireland
Region: 
Northern Ireland

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