This course is designed to help foster carers manage the ever-increasing risk of young people going missing from home/care. To understand the indicators that may predispose a young person to abscond and the risks involved.
- To examine why young people run away from care
- To consider the risks of running away
- To be aware of advanced childcare policy on missing from care
- To review appropriate strategies to manage young people who go missing
Is this course for me?
This course is for foster carers, adopters and Supervising Social Workers. In addition, this course is for Residential Child Care Workers (RCCW) and residential team managers from mainstream, short-breaks and outreach services.
Also relevant for youth workers, education professionals and those in the community and voluntary sectors.