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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 :

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

The Foster Care Training Hub

ADHD and Autism Awareness Fostering
ADHD and Autism Awareness Fostering

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This course is aimed at candidates who look after young people that have ADHD and autism. Candidates will gain a better understanding of what ADHD and autism is, and the effect it has on young people.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To gain a basic understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)
  2. To help foster carers to develop the insight and skills necessary to deal with these behavioural difficulties and modify them at the earliest possible age
  3. To learn appropriate management techniques and know to improve behavioural difficulties of children and young people with conduct disorders
  4. To gain an understanding of the term ‘Autistic Spectrum Disorder’ (ASD)
  5. To increase awareness of the challenges associated with ASD and the Triad of Impairments
  6. To effectively understand the ASD perspective
  7. To gain a better understanding of triggers and behaviours
  8. To be able to “think and speak autistic” (Lawson)

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