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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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Throughout Northern Ireland
Region: 
Northern Ireland
Monday, 19 August, 2019 to Thursday, 22 August, 2019

These four day schemes are open to young people in foster care in Northern Ireland aged 12 and 13. They include adventure activities such as rock-climbing and kayaking.

Start time: 
10:00
End time: 
15:00
Location: 
Throughout Northern Ireland
Region: 
Northern Ireland
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
Tuesday, 17 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 Hotel Royal County, Old Elvet Durham, DH1 3JN United Kingdom
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 to Thursday, 26 September, 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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