Foster carer and connected carer training

Additional training

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In addition to our mandatory post-approval training, we offer a wide variety of additional courses.

You are able to access all the following training online, or by talking to your training officer or supervising social worker: 

  • ADHD awareness
  • Adolescent brain
  • Allegations, complaints, concerns and standards of care
  • Appropriate adult
  • Autism awareness
  • Care leavers
  • Child protection level 2
  • Deliberate self-harm
  • Disordered eating
  • Domestic abuse and the impact on children and young people
  • Education for looked after children
  • Enuresis and encopresis
  • Growing up in care: The lived experience 
  • Health for looked after children
  • Honor-based abuse, forced marriage and female genital mutilation
  • Keeping safe online and cyber exploitation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life story work
  • Managing violent behaviour in children
  • Meltdowns and shutdowns
  • Missing from care
  • Moving children onto adoption 
  • PEEP
  • Separation and loss
  • Sexual health
  • Sexual harmful behaviour
  • Special educational needs and disability 
  • Strategies for managing behaviour 
  • Supporting anxiety and teaching self-regulation
  • Supporting birth children
  • Supporting emotional wellbeing and resilience in refugee children
  • Tax and National Insurance workshop
  • The asylum process for separated children
  • Turning 18 as a separated young person
  • Unaccompanied asylum seeking children
  • Understanding and dealing with secondary trauma/managing feelings
  • U-turn drugs awareness
  • Working with birth families and managing family time
  • Youth offending 


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