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Fostering Training

FOSTERING TRAINING

Fostering Training is an essential part of every carer’s ongoing development and is one of the most effective ways of ensuring continuous improvement.

These Fostering Training courses are intended for all foster carers and child care professionals. The following courses are linked to the Fostering Training, Support and Development Standards for Foster Care developed by Children’s Workforce Development Council, and are based on the Fostering Services Regulations and the National Minimum Standards for Fostering.

All existing Foster carers are expected to complete the Standards and gain the completed TSD Certificate. We deliver training program which meets our vision for the Children’s Workforce which is set within the context of the Every Child’s Matters.

Training courses provided by Sunbeam are conducted in our Langley Registered Office and locally at resource centres in Walthamstow, Croydon and Reading. We also host other training courses in the Midlands from our Registered Office in Coventry and at local venues in Nottingham.

PLEASE SEE THE SUMMARY BELOW OF AREAS COVERED BY OUR TRAINING AND SPECIFIC COURSES:

First Aid
Core Sexual Health
Child Sexual Exploitation
Promoting Positive Behaviour
Attachment, Loss and Separation
Self-Harming and Sexualised Behaviour
Understanding Difference and Diversity
Drugs and Alcohol Issues & Gang Culture
Educational Needs of Children and Young People
Working with children and Young People who have been abused
Safer Caring Including Preventing Allegations against the carers and adopters
Working with children and Young People with Mental Health Issues, Special Needs including ADHD & Autism

ENQUIRE TO BECOME A FOSTER CARER

Your name
Email address
Do you have a spare bedroom?*
Do you have any kind of childcare experience?*
Are you in good health?*
Do you have time to care for a child or young person?*