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TRAINING SPECIFIC TO THE FOSTER CARE SECTOR

The Foster Care Training Hub is part of The Big Initiative which is a multi-agency collaboration bringing together expert practitioners to provide exceptional resources free of charge :

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The Foster Care Training Hub

Learning Disabilities Fostering
Learning Disabilities Fostering

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This course is essential training for any foster carer. It covers the various types of learning difficulties, as well as the different causes. By understanding all you can about learning disabilities, you can ensure the child or young person gets the right help to overcome challenges and succeed in life.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To understand what a learning disability is
  2. To know the different types of learning disabilities
  3. To understand what ADHD is
  4. To know the different causes of learning disabilities
  5. To know the characteristics of learning disabilities
  6. To know how to identify young people with a learning disability
  7. To be aware of non-verbal and verbal communication
  8. To be aware of social understanding and behaviour
  9. Supporting children with a learning disability

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

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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