Safer Caring for Experienced Foster Carers - Refresher

Course Code
Course Types
This workshop aims to provide experienced Foster Carers with updates and reminders on how to keep themselves and their foster children as safe as possible. It is aimed at carers approved for over two years and who have already attended the full day course.

This course will cover the following:

Introduction to safer caring
• what is safer caring? What makes children feel safe?
• Fostering regulations and standards
Risky situations and behaviour
• assess and manage risks
Safer caring policy
• how to regularly revise a safer caring family plan
• develop strategies for managing risk
Communication and support
• discussion and decision making to manage risk
• records to help keep everyone safer

The training will be participative, with practical examples and exercises to help everyone relate the learning to their fostering.
Start Date
Wednesday 15 June 2022
End Date
Wednesday 15 June 2022
10:00 - 12:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • refresh your understanding of safer care

  • discuss the reasons for, and importance of, safer caring guidelines and procedures

  • recognise risky situations and consider strategies for managing these

  • reinforce the practice of creating and updating family safer caring plan

  • acquire methods in collaboration with Brighton & Hove City Council staff in mitigating or managing risk

Additional information
Microsoft Teams
You will receive an email with the link for the session nearer the time. Please note that we may need to share your email address with the trainer so that they can send you a link.

If you have Microsoft Teams:
Open Outlook calendar meeting & click ‘Join
Select your device camera, and microphone settings and click ‘Join
Wait for the meeting organiser to let you in.

If you DON’T have Microsoft Teams:
Open your Outlook calendar meeting invite
Click on the ‘Join Microsoft Teams Meeting’ link
You will see ‘Download the Windows app’ or ‘Join on the web instead’
Please click on ‘Join on the web instead

This information is helpful if you are unfamiliar with Teams.
Target Audience
Foster Carers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Microsoft Teams, online learning session
Event Trainers
Einat Levy
Pricing Bands
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