The role of a foster carer can be both extremely rewarding and, at the same time, extremely challenging. Being a male foster carer has, arguably, even more challenges. Women are traditionally seen as the care-givers. Often, a man who devotes his life to caring for children is viewed with suspicion. This course explores the roles men play in care as main carers. It explores the idea of the ‘positive male role model’, as well as expectations and stereotypes in care.
The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:
This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.
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