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Safeguarding programme

2-day Safeguarding - this course has been designed to convey key values and principles in the safeguarding of children from harm, abuse and neglect and to provide foster parents with the basic foundation knowledge for their role in caring for vulnerable children on behalf of the state.

Safe caring – safer caring is all about being risk sensible. This course explores how foster parents can safely parent the children in their care, as naturally as possible, whilst being aware of the risks involved for particular children in different situations.

SHADES -Safe Handling and De-escalation – this is a 2-day course provided by an external trainer that helps foster parents deal with challenging behaviour, keeping themselves and others safe.

2 day Online and Social Media Safety - this course deals with all of the areas of online networking, detailing the risks associated with each and providing useful and authoritative advice on how to prevent them.

Recording – recording and record-keeping supports the positive care of children and this course explains why it is critically important that foster parents write a record of their child’s day, when and what to record and how to do this using Family Fostering Partners’ electronic database.

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If you’re new to fostering, you may find the rules regarding a spare bedroom a bit confusing. Family Fostering Partners want there to be no barriers for prospective carers who are interested in fostering, that’s why we’ve taken the time to put together this article to explain exactly why you…

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Parent and Child Fostering Training

Those interested in early child care may have the skills and interests to make excellent parent and child foster carers. This type of role is especially suited to those with previous experience of caring for a newborn or toddler, but this is not a necessity. In the most part, this type of foster care is ideal…

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