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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
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
Wednesday, 2 October, 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: 
Rianos Maidstone Functions Venue 33 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, UK ME16 8RX
Region: 
UK
Event type: 
Conferences and seminars
Monday, 7 October, 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 Fostering Network, 87 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HA
Region: 
UK
Thursday, 10 October, 2019

This course will provide a space to explore issues relating to LGBT children and young people who are looked after. Issues of sexuality and gender recognition will be discussed to instil confidence on how to support children and young people in foster care.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
Thursday, 17 October, 2019

This course will support foster carers who are parenting traumatised children. It will focus on how children’s experiences impact their responses to parenting as well as their emotional and behavioural needs. There is a focus on empathetic and reparative parenting, through support and guidance. This training complements our Therapeutic Play course.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
16:00
Location: 
Rombourne 33 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9HB
Region: 
Wales
Event type: 
Training events and workshops
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
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 conference hosted by The Fostering Network and Acting for the Promotion of Fostering at European Level (APFEL).

Location: 
Radisson Blu Hotel, EH1 1TH, Edinburgh Scotland
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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