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Safe Care - Training for KCC Foster Carers

Audience: Foster Care
Single session

Brief Overview

This course aims to enable participants to increase their understanding, review current practice and consider strategies to manage the risks inherent in foster care; taking into consideration the new approach to managing risk that encourages a risk sensible, rather than a risk averse attitude.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course foster carer’s will:

• be able to review safer caring principles and practices in order to keep everyone in the foster home safe – and to identify any gaps or areas for development
• have identified strategies to prevent the risk of abuse, re-abuse and to minimise the possibility of allegations
• have gained knowledge, understanding and guidance on dealing with allegations or complaints
• understand how to develop a safer caring policy for the child or young person in their care
• understand the concept of delegated authority and the importance of ensuring that this is included in the placement plan for the child or young person in placement
• have explored and discussed the issues surrounding the use of the Internet, in particular social media and also mobile phones; in regard to safer caring

This course will be delivered using a variety of methods including group work, a quiz, scenarios, discussions, directed learning and Q&A



  • Session - 04/11/2024 10:00  -  13:00

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Delivered by

  • LA Training Company

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