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Safer Caring

Short URL https://fostercare.ealingcpd.org.uk/courses/bookings/c_detail.asp?cid=18894 
Event code FC 21/036 
Event description

Virtual training run on Zoom

This training will consider issues regarding safer caring in line with Ealing’s policy on Safe Caring for foster carers, to examine what carers need to do in order to make their own practice safer and to have an understanding of what procedures are followed if an allegation is made against them. 


Training objectives

By the end of the course participants will have:

1. Obtained a thorough understanding of the Fostering Services National Minimum Standards and the Working Together to Safeguard Children requirements vis-à-vis agency procedures on allegations                                                                                                    

2. Developed an understanding of the reasons why a child/young person may make a false allegation                                                 

3. Developed an understanding about why allegations are always taken seriously                                                                         

4.  Discussed and have a clear understanding of what needs to be included in their safer care household policy                                   

5. Developed strategies that can be used in attempting to protect themselves and their family from an allegation                                

6. Be clear about how they would respond to allegations being made against them

This course is linked to the Training, Support & Development Standards for Foster Care, Standard 6.2 It is also linked to the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services, Standard 4.6 ‘Foster carers are trained in appropriate safer-care practice, including skills to care for children who have been abused’, and to Standard 20.9 ‘Appropriate training on safer caring is provided for all members of the foster household, including young people of sufficient age and understanding, and ensures that foster carers understand how safer caring principles should be applied in a way which meets the needs of individual children’

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Target audience
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via Zoom (online), ., .
Admin contact Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Event Commissioner Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Course Costs
Standard cost£0.00
Funding information
Start date Saturday 29 January 2022
Times 10:00 - 14:30
Number of sessions 1