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Tuesday, 3 September, 2019 to Tuesday, 3 December, 2019

The Fostering Changes programme is being delivered free to foster carers in Wales until April 2020 by the Confidence in Care Consortium (The Fostering Network, Barnardo's, Tact and Action for Children).

The Fostering Changes Programme is behaviourally based and derives from research into parenting skills, attachment, educational attainment and the academic progression of looked after children who are in foster care. It is a flagship course for foster carers that provides them with the practical skills in behaviour identification and management that will support the longevity and stability of placements and make a significant difference to a looked after child’s life.

Start time: 
09:00
End time: 
13:00
Location: 
Llety Cynin, Llangynin Road, St Clears SA33 4JR
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Wednesday, 11 September, 2019 to Wednesday, 11 December, 2019

The Fostering Changes programme is being delivered free to foster carers in Wales until April 2020 by the Confidence in Care Consortium (The Fostering Network, Barnardo's, Tact and Action for Children). 
    
The Fostering Changes Programme is behaviourally based and derives from research into parenting skills, attachment, educational attainment and the academic progression of looked after children who are in foster care. It is a flagship course for foster carers that provides them with the practical skills in behaviour identification and management that will support the longevity and stability of placements and make a significant difference to a looked after child’s life.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
13:00
Location: 
Rombourne, 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Thursday, 12 September, 2019

The aim of this course is to provide a theoretical understanding of the benefits of therapeutic and relationship-based play, and to equip both professionals from fostering services and foster carers they support with the confidence to begin therapeutic play at home.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

This training is being created to help support carers in a very different role. Continuing care can lead to young people potentially remaining with their carers until they are 21 or beyond depending on circumstances.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
14:30
Location: 
Training Suite, Glasgow
Region: 
Scotland
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Thursday, 19 September, 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: 
Durham Marriott, Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3JN
Region: 
UK
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Monday, 23 September, 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 Space, Roundtree Way, Norwich, NR7 8SQ
Region: 
UK
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019

This course explores the idea of the 'positive male role model' to identify ways in which men can be more effective carers.

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
Thursday, 26 September, 2019

This course has been fully updated to provide a foundation for foster carers and social workers undertaking the care of asylum seeking children and young people. The training will be participative, using practical examples and exercises to help everyone relate the learning to themselves. During the day participants will separate fact from myth, understand the asylum process, explore children’s needs and identify practical tasks for foster carers.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Thursday, 26 September, 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: 
Morton Park Business Training Centre, Morton Park, Yarm Road, Darlington, DL1 4PJ
Monday, 30 September, 2019

A free masterclass specifically for male foster carers exploring the significant role that men play in fostering, inspiring confidence and sharing best practice.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
13:30
Location: 
YHA Cardiff Central, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF10 4BB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops

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