The Role of the Supervising Social Worker

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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.

This 2 day course is for new and experienced supervising social workers.

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 to Thursday, 19 January, 2017
The Training Suite, The Fostering Network, 2nd Floor, Ingram House, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA

This course will:

  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on practice
  • Explore challenges faced by both supervising social workers and foster carers
  • Consider effective ways of supporting foster carers through their fostering journey
  • Explore ways of providing leadership and empowering foster carers to provide children and young people with the best possible care
  • Examine what supports supervising social workers need to be effective in their role

How to book

To book a place on this training course please complete and return the booking form attached. For further information contact Joy Crawford, Learning & Development Co-ordinator, by calling 0141 204 1400 or by emailing