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Best Practice in Care of Looked After Children

LENGTH ½ day (or full day if remaining for the session on working with groups of children

COST Contact us for further information, prices may alter due to group size or additional requirements

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Course summary

This thought provoking course explores practice within the care of looked after children. The course encourages carers to reflect on and re-evaluate their own practice. The course highlights ways in which to ensure practice does not just meet minimum standards but exceeds them so that young people flourish and achieve the best possible outcomes. The afternoon will focus particularly in working with children in groups which is essential training for residential workers.

Following this course learners will be able to...

  • Reflect upon and re evaluate current practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of best practice in care of young people
  • Exceed minimum standards regarding the care of young people
  • Understand group dynamics in residential child care and effective ways to work with groups
  • Prepare an action plan for improved practice

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