Training timetable

The provisional dates for our carers’ support groups and training sessions for 2007 are

January

February

March

Monday 29th – 10.00 - 15.00

Training: Self Harming (with external trainer)

Monday 5th – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group: Looking at Ways to Manage Stress

Thursday 8th - all day

Parents for Children Conference on Contact

Thursday 1st - all day

Parents for Children Conference on Post-placement Support

Monday 5th - 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group: Managing Bullying Lilleys

Monday 19th – 10.30 - 14.30

Training: Child Protection and Managing Allegations * (Parents for Children staff trainer/s)

April

May

June

Monday 2nd – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

Monday 21st – 10.30 - 14.30

Training: First Aid * (with external trainer)

Tuesday 22nd (London) and Thursday 24th (Sheffield) – all day

Parents for Children Conference on Maternal Drugs and Alcohol Abuse

Monday 4th – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

July

August

September

Monday 2nd – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

Monday 23rd – 10.30 - 14.30

Training: Managing Behaviour and Working with Adolescents (Parents for Children staff trainer/s)

No support group or training due to summer holidays

Monday 3rd – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

Tuesday 11th - all day – Leeds

Parents for Children Conference on Contact

Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th – 10.30 - 14.30

Training: Attachment and Moving Children On (Parents for Children staff trainer/s)

October

November

December

Monday 1st – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

Wednesday 24th - all day – London

Parents for Children Adoption Support Plans Conference

 

Monday 5th – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

Monday 19th – 10.30 - 14.30

Training: Working with Difference (Parents for Children staff trainer/s)

Monday 3rd – 11.00 - 14.00

Support Group

Monday 17th – 10.30 - 14.30

Carers' Christmas Quiz and Christmas Lunch

* Child Protection and First Aid and Safe Caring are mandatory training areas which all foster carers should attend annually.

Carer support groups usually meet at Parents for Children's offices at 3 Angel Gate, 326 City Road, London EC1V 2PT. For a map of where to find us and directions, please click here.

Training course are usually also at the Parents for Children offices, although from time to time we may use other venues.

You can download the full timetable for this year here.

 


If you would like detailed information about our support group or any of these training courses, or have suggestions for topics you would like us to cover in future training sessions, please email us at [email protected] or call 020 7520 2881/5 to talk to our fostering team.