Kinship Placements And Contact Fostering

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This course is a comprehensive guide to understanding kinship care. The course explains what kinship placements are and why they are an important alternative to a child or young person going into foster care. The impact and implications on families, the carer, and the child are also explored, including the complexities of managing contact with the birth parents.

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • To understand what kinship care is
  • To know the legal requirements and use of kinship care
  • To be aware of the impact and implications of kinship care on children and carers
  • To understand the role of social workers

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

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Unit Four

The learning outcome review is designed to ascertain what the learner has learnt & how the knowledge will be implemented day to day

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