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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

Level 3 Child Protection (Managers) Fostering
Level 3 Child Protection (Managers) Fostering

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This course provides advanced knowledge of child protection procedures and will help you to recognise and know what to do if you believe that a child is at risk. The course aims to provide advanced information on reporting strategies, policies, and procedures. It also looks at how to make your environment safe for children (including safe practices), what to do if you believe that a child is at risk, who to approach or report to, what actions to take, and which legislation applies in this area. It will look at the role of the designated safeguarding lead, information sharing, confidentiality, consent, prevent, radicalisation, and what we should expect from children’s social care.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To know the role of the designated safeguarding children officer and the key areas of responsibility
  2. To know the key legislation and guidance affecting our response to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare
  3. To state your own values regarding child abuse and explain the impact of these on professional practice
  4. To understand the barriers inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and be able to respond effectively to a child who does disclose
  5. To understand the barriers to staff reporting concerns and be able to develop methods of overcoming them
  6. To be able to make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of a range of concerns about a child or young person
  7. To understand the issues in connection with recording and sharing of information, including that of confidentiality, and know how a referral to children’s social care should be made
  8. To be aware of what is likely to happen following a referral to children’s social care and the role the school or college has in the multi-agency child protection process
  9. To be aware of the emotional dimension of safeguarding work and identify ways in which the designated senior person can support staff

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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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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