Social Media

As seen on the BBC

Welcome to a place where you can be active, engaged and inspired


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 :

Welcome to a place where you can be active, engaged and inspired

The Foster Care Training Hub

Life Story Work Fostering - Wales Compliant
Life Story Work Fostering - Wales Compliant


Related Courses

Life Story Work is the process of helping children separated from their birth families to remember and make sense of their early lives. Life Story Work is crucial to supporting the children and young people in your care, and this course is a comprehensive guide to helping you understand and carry out Life Story Work. Different methodologies and assessments are explored that will be useful in your practice.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  • To understand the definition of and theory supporting Life Story Work
  • To be able to identify why it may be a significant part of the care plan for children
  • To learn how to assess the most appropriate way of working with individual children with their life stories, taking into account diverse family backgrounds
  • To learn to work effectively with the child’s network throughout the process, with professional principles and within an ethical framework
  • To know how to use a range of methods to communicate effectively with children during the life story process
  • To be aware of how to assess which children would benefit from other types of intervention

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.

Related Courses

Buy This Course
1 Credit
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
Follow us
Tell A Friend