For children in foster care, maintaining links with their families is hugely important. This responsibility often falls into the hands of the foster carer and their role is key to ensuring that children are well-prepared and that contact is a positive experience. This course will cover different scenarios on how best foster carers can deal with this.
Who is Working with Birth Families aimed at?
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:-
- Understand Legal aspects of contact
- Explore some of the difficulties of contact from foster carers, birth parent and social care perspective
- Be more aware of what is expected of foster carers regarding contact
- Have ideas of enhancing the quality of contact