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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: 
09:30
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
Thursday, 5 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
Monday, 6 January, 2020 to Monday, 30 March, 2020

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: 
14:00
Location: 
Conwy Business Centre, Junction Way, Llandudno LL31 9XX
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 to Tuesday, 31 March, 2020

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: 
Rombourne, 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 to Wednesday, 1 April, 2020

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: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Tuesday, 21 January, 2020

County lines refers to the expansion of criminal, drug dealing gangs from cities to smaller towns and rural areas. These gangs will specifically exploit the vulnerable, including children and young people in care at all points of their drug supply routes. This seminar will help attendees understand the methodologies of county lines whilst identifying the vulnerabilities and risks to young people in care.

This course is suitable for foster carers, special guardians, social workers, team managers, teachers and school staff, health professionals, residential/supported accommodation workers and housing associations, practitioners working with children and young people in and leaving care, youth justice and substance misuse teams, supported accommodation and housing association staff.

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
13:00
Location: 
Ty Seren, Whitchurch High School (Upper School), Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2XJ. The venue is located within easy reach of the M4 J32 and the A470. It is also accessible by bus and is within walking distance of Llandaff North railway station
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020

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: 
St George’s Centre 60 Great George Street Leeds LS1 3DL
Region: 
UK
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Thursday, 13 February, 2020

Open course aimed at foster carers and social workers

Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
16:30
Location: 
St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green N, Manchester M12 6FZ

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