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Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers

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Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers

Overview

The foster carer assessment process consists of two information gathering stages: Stage 1 of the process gathers basic information about the applicant(s), and more detailed information is collected in Stage 2.

Audience

This course is intended for anyone involved in the adoption assessment process. This includes:

  • Prospective foster carers and their families
  • Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking fostering assessments
  • Agency decision makers
  • Foster panel members

     

    About this course

    This course will help you understand the foster carer recruitment process from start to finish.

     

    The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

    Objectives

    This course will enable you to: 

  • Understand the foster carer assessment process from application to approval
  • Learn about the two-stage approval process
  • Know the timescales from first application to final approval
  • Know what information is gathered
  • Learn about the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Plans
  • Know what happens if a person is assessed as being unsuitable to foster
  • Understand the roles and functions of the fostering panel
  • Know where to go for advice and guidance

     

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers

Overview

The foster carer assessment process consists of two information gathering stages: Stage 1 of the process gathers basic information about the applicant(s), and more detailed information is collected in Stage 2.

Audience

This course is intended for anyone involved in the adoption assessment process. This includes:

  • Prospective foster carers and their families
  • Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking fostering assessments
  • Agency decision makers
  • Foster panel members

     

    About this course

    This course will help you understand the foster carer recruitment process from start to finish.

     

    The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

    Objectives

    This course will enable you to: 

  • Understand the foster carer assessment process from application to approval
  • Learn about the two-stage approval process
  • Know the timescales from first application to final approval
  • Know what information is gathered
  • Learn about the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Plans
  • Know what happens if a person is assessed as being unsuitable to foster
  • Understand the roles and functions of the fostering panel
  • Know where to go for advice and guidance

     

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

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