The Skills to Foster course is divided into eight areas of learning. The training includes group discussions, exercises, written materials and video clips. Applicants meet existing foster carers and children in care during the sessions. The training is three full days and two evenings. Applicants are expected to attend the full training sessions. An additional session is run for the children of potential applicants.
The Safeguarding Awareness and E-Safety Training is delivered as part of the Skills to Foster course. To find out when the next training course is ring the Safeguarding, Practice Development Team on 01724 297011
Have you been thinking about fostering or adopting?
If you are interested in fostering or adoption take a look at the information on the council website. Or you can get in touch with us using the contact details below: