Standard 5 - Understanding Child Development Fostering

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Standard 5 sets out what you are expected to know about the development of young people. This standard sets out what you need to know about the development, behaviour, and special needs of the children and young people you look after. 

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  • To understand the fifth standard
  • To be aware of attachment and the stages of development 
  • To understand resilience 
  • To know about transitions 
  • To understand how to support play, activities, and learning 
  • To know how to support educational potential
  • To be aware of contexts 
  • To know how to promote positive sexual health and sexual identity 
  • To understand how to support disabled children and children with special educational needs

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

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

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Breakdown of Units

Unit one is your course. Designed using interactions, gamification, videos, reading & reflective practises

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Unit two is an assessment to gauge how much knowledge you have retained. In some course this unit is within the course

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UNIT Three

Unit three is a comprehensive handbook that you can download - based on the course - to support you in the future if you need a recap. In some courses, this unit is within the course

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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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