Dates and times

Breaking the Cycle will be hosting virtual training sessions on the following dates:

5th June 2024, 3rd December 2024 & 12th February 2025

All sessions will run from 09:00 to 14:30. This one-day course is tailored for Foster Carers and Special Guardians.

Course Information

The aim of this program is to increase awareness of Safer Caring and its role in safeguarding children in care, foster carers, and the family.

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand that safer caring involves assessing and managing risks.
  • Identify examples of risks to children and young people.
  • Show awareness of key issues in providing foster care for children and young people.
  • Show awareness of the processes involved in planning safer care.
  • Identify key elements of risk assessment.
  • Understand how to ensure the safety of all household members.
  • Enable understanding of what children and young people want and need to feel safe.
  • Identify what contributes to a safe environment for children and young people.
  • Identify risks to Foster Carers and their families.
  • Recognize how to create a good safe care policy.
  • Explain how to develop and maintain ‘safer caring’ guidelines for oneself.
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