Making good fostering assessments

Two-day workshop

Location: Birmingham

Date: 07 Mar 2017 - 08 Mar 2017

Venue:

Signing Tree Conference Centre, (located at) The Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road, Birmingham, B16 8SZ  

Conference time: 10am - 4pm

This two-day workshop will provide an opportunity for panel members/practitioners who may be new to undertaking fostering assessments.  It also provides an opportunity to refresh knowledge skills and practice in completing assessments and to share good practice with colleagues.  

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • To explore best practice in the completion of the Prospective Foster Carer(s) Report (Form F)
  • To understand the need for rigorous checks and references, in assessments.
  • To explore ways of assessing applicants’ motivation to foster.
  • To understand the importance of analysis and the role of “gut feelings” in assessments.
  • To consider the impact of personal values and assumptions on the assessment process.
  • To develop assessment tools and techniques to integrate with current practice.

 

Contact details

Email: workshops@corambaaf.org.uk
Telephone: 0207 520 2041/43