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Effective Communication With Families Fostering
Effective Communication With Families Fostering


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Effective communication with families is important for child protection. This course enables learners to understand the various communication strategies and models and the importance of communication.

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • To know how to communicate with families 
  • To understand the various models of communication and how they can impact on practice
  • To know how appropriate communication can assist in the dissemination of complex and difficult information
  • To know how to say “no”
  • To understand the UCLA model and the importance of non-verbal communication
  • To know how models such as the Four-Sided Communication model can assist learner’s understanding of service users’ needs and wishes
  • To understand the importance of good interpreters and the appropriate understanding of diversity within communication
  • To know how to work with service users with sensory impairments and difficulties with communication and clients with dementia and learning disabilities

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please go via our live chat.

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1 Credit
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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