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Impact on Birth Children

Impact of Fostering on Birth Children - Advanced (Zoom)

From: £345.00 3 hours

1. Examine various ways in which family members are affected by fostering.

2. To enable foster carers to communicate the challenges and dilemmas that are inherent in fostering with family members.

3. To clearly explain the role that family members can play in supporting foster children.

4. To encourage foster carers to reflect on the emotions likely to arise for family members.

5. To demarcate roles and responsibilities that are delegated to family members usually sons and daughters living at home.

6. To point out the pitfalls of fostering which may include allegations against family members and discuss how they will be supported.

7. To examine the effects of separation on birth children who are left behind if a placement breaks down.

8. To support foster carers in developing positive strategies that will encourage birth children to cope with a wide range of possible emotions negative, i.e. envy, resentment and loss.



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Description

This course is designed to cover two key points – the first is to explore how family members can be affected by fostering. The second is to consider strategies for supporting birth children in the placement.

Aims:

1. Examine various ways in which family members are affected by fostering.

2. To enable foster carers to communicate the challenges and dilemmas that are inherent in fostering with family members.

3. To clearly explain the role that family members can play in supporting foster children.

4. To encourage foster carers to reflect on the emotions likely to arise for family members.

5. To demarcate roles and responsibilities that are delegated to family members usually sons and daughters living at home.

6. To point out the pitfalls of fostering which may include allegations against family members and discuss how they will be supported.

7. To examine the effects of separation on birth children who are left behind if a placement breaks down.

8. To support foster carers in developing positive strategies that will encourage birth children to cope with a wide range of possible emotions negative, i.e. envy, resentment and loss.

Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion Hand-outs: Full hand-outs and sources of further information will be provided

Is this course for me? This course is for foster carers, adopters and Supervising Social Workers. Level: beginner / intermediate

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This option is aimed at an audience with prior knowledge of the subject and isn’t suitable for.  Those that are new to the subject would be better with our standard course.

Need more time?

We recognise that sometimes groups need more time for discussions and group work. This can mean that a two-hour session is just not long enough to explore the curriculum and engage in question and answer sessions. So we are you offering the opportunity to extend the session by an hour to allow your trainees the chance to explore the curriculum fully!

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These sessions can be accessed from a phone or laptop.

They are nothing like e-learning! The training is live and interactive. Participants can ask and answer questions just as they would in face-to-face training.