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Siblings In Care - Training for KCC Foster Carers

Audience: Foster Care
Single session

Brief Overview

This course will look at the complex "push &pull" relationships that siblings in care have.  Attendees will understand the importance of sibling bonds and how important it is to keep siblings together but also how to work with siblings expressing challenging behaviors.  Real care experience is shared to aid understanding around the deep rooted emotions that impact on relationships between siblings and their families.

Learning Outcomes

  • How trauma bonds affect sibling relationships
  • Understanding the difference in experiential narratives (perspectives)
  • Normalising Sibling Rivalry
  • Managing Contact with birth family / split siblings
  • Managing challenging behaviors
  • Managing & understanding feelings of guilt, shame and jealousy
  • Encouraging positive relationships and building bridges
  • The benefits of sibling relationships long term
  • Understanding and supporting children who take parental roles
  • The impact of adverse childhood experiences



  • Session - 18/03/2025 10:00  -  14:00

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Delivered by

  • Scott King - Section 31

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