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Core Issues in Fostering – Kinship Foster Carers

Learning Objectives:
This course is intended for Kinship foster carers during the first year of fostering and should be referenced at the carers’ first annual review.
Completion of the Core Issues is recognised as a significant part of the induction process for foster carers.

Areas covered:

  1. Legal Issues and Looked After Children Procedures
  2. Impact of Kinship Fostering and Contact Issues
  3. Safer Caring and Health and Safety within the Home
(2 sessions) Face to Face Monday 19 February 2024 & Monday 26 February 2024, Girdwood Community Hub, Belfast 6:30pm – 8:30pm Jackilene Weatherup Belfast
(2 sessions) Zoom / Face to Face Tuesday 5 March, via Zoom & Tuesday 12 March 2024, QIIC Ards Hospital 10:00am – 1:00pm (both) Patricia Mulholland South Eastern
Zoom Wednesday 24 April 2024 6:30pm – 9:00pm Jackilene Weatherup Belfast
Face to Face Saturday 1 June 2024 Grove, Ballynahinch 10:00am – 4:00pm Patricia Mulholland South Eastern
(2 sessions) Face to Face Wednesday 5 June 2024 & Wednesday 12 June 2024, Girdwood Community Hub, Belfast 9:30am – 12:30pm Jackilene Weatherup Belfast