Working with Birth Families


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 the Course Aimed at?

Foster Carers

How Long is the Course?

1 Day

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will be able to:-

  • Look at Legal aspects of contact
  • Explore some of the difficulties of contact from foster carers, birth parent and social care perspective
  • Become more aware of what is expected of foster carers regarding contact
  • Discover ideas of enhancing the quality of contact



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