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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
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
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
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

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