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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

Fostering for Men Fostering
Fostering for Men Fostering

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This course explores the challenges that men in a care role can often face, but also the value they can bring when looking after young people. It also examines the idea of a positive male role model.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To explore the role of men in social care
  2. To consider how gender influences child care
  3. To explore how male carers are perceived by professionals, children, and young people
  4. To explore and recognise how men contribute to the development of children and young people and the improved outcomes
  5. To identify what constitutes a positive male role model
  6. To explore aspects of safer caring in relation to the male carer
  7. To explore ways to support men in care

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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