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TRAINING SPECIFIC TO THE FOSTER CARE SECTOR

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The Foster Care Training Hub

Working With Birth Parents Within Fostering And Adoption Fostering
Working With Birth Parents Within Fostering And Adoption Fostering

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It’s inevitable that in your role as a foster carer, you’ll have to work in close proximity with birth parents. This is often a calm and agreeable situation for both parties. But sometimes it can be tenser. To help you in your role, this course will cover the basics of working with birth parents.

The course will provide an overview of the key legislation (The Children's Act 1989) and will define exactly what parental responsibility and delegate authority both are. It will discuss permanency planning and the various options; it will help you to manage contact effectively, and it will help you work together with birth parents.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  • To understand The Children's Act 1989
  • To know what parental responsibility is
  • To know what delegated authority is
  • To understand permanency planning
  • To understand managing contact with the birth family
  • To understand working with birth parents

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 call 0800 774 7874

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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