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The roles & responsibilities of supervising social workers in supporting foster carers



Receive a 10% discount if you book your place at this workshop before 31 August 2018 (discount will be automatically applied at the checkout). Limited availability - book early to avoid disappointment.


The role of the supervising social worker is complex, involving managerial, supervisory, educative and support functions. This course provides supervising social workers an opportunity to review their role and responsibilities in relation to foster carers and to consider the development of best practice.

Who should attend?

  • Supervising social workers
  • Fostering managers

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Increase their understanding of the supervisory requirements of supervising social workers, in line with fostering legislation
  • Review the roles and responsibilities of the supervising social worker in relation to safeguarding children and young people
  • Consider supervisory styles and techniques in order to develop best practice 
  • Explore methods and ways of supporting foster carers and developing their skills


Jacqui Lawrence* - CoramBAAF Trainer Consultant
Facilitator subject to change*


Registration 9.30am – 9.55am*
Start   10.00am*  
Close    4.00pm*  
Refreshments/lunch provided 

NB  *Times subject to change


Full or associate CoramBAAF member £105.00 + £21.00 VAT - Total £126.00

Individual CoramBAAF member £85.00 + £17.00 VAT - Total £102.00

Non-member £130.00 + £26.00 VAT - Total £156.00

Adopters/Fosters carers £85.00 + £17.00 VAT - Total £102.00

Student discount for all fees 20%


Telephone 020 7520 2041/43



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