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Leaving Care:Supporting Young People to be Prepared

LENGTH 1 day

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

SUITABLE FOR Any professional working with young people who may be leaving a care environment.

Course summary

This course explores both the role of the carer and the government in ensuring young people are supported into independence. (All participants will be provided with examples of life skills worksheets which can be used in practice with young people)

Following this course learners will be able to...

  • Describe the rights of care leavers under the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000
  • Describe the duties of professionals in relation to the Act
  • Actively support young people to prepare for independence
  • Understand the importance pathway plans and contribute to developing effective plans alongside young people

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