Training

Families in Care offers unique training packages designed and delivered  by our service users and social workers. Our training concentrates on birth parents' experience of the child protection process, court proceedings and adoption, and on the role of advocacy in social work practice.

 

This training will be particularly beneficial for social work and family law students, Newly Qualified Social Workers undertaking their Assisted and Supported Year in Employment as well as advocacy workers supporting parents involved with children social services.

 

The training can also be useful for social work and other practitioners who would like to enhance their skills in engaging parents involved in the child protection process trhough partnership working with independent advocates.

 

Please contact us for booking and to receive more information.

Different Perspectives.

Mothers and the child protection process.

This training was prepared by birth mothers who were directly involved in the Child Protection process; they share their experience of working with social workers, the Child Protection process and Care Proceedings.

 

The women have been professionally supported to develop their training material, which links real practice examples and life stories with social work theories and relevant research. The women provide personal examples of good and bad social work practice and the effect of this on their lives; they talk about the benefits of long term support.

 

There are three training sessions available as a part of this training:

  1. Mothers and the Child Protection Process.

    Introduction.

  2. Mothers and the Child Protection Process.

    Adoption and Fostering.

  3. Mothers and the Child Protection Process.    Effective engagement and communication skills.

 

 

 

Please                                                 for full information about this training and to print it out.

Alternatively contact us and we will be happy to send / e-mail it to you.

 

Independent Advocacy and Child Protection

This training will be particularly useful for trainees and newly qualified social workers, as well as independent advocacy workers. It can be also tailored to the needs of family law students. The training considers the advocacy as an integral part of the social work practice and at the same time helps to understand the role of independent advocacy in the child protection.

 

The training deals with parental advocacy and its main aim is to help practitioners to provide best support for parents involved in the child protection process.

 

Please                                                 for full information about this training and to print it out.

Alternatively contact us and we will be happy to send / e-mail it to you.

 

Different Perspectives. Mothers and the Child Protection Process.

Contact with legal representatives and the court experience.

 

During this training session birth mothers who were directly involved in the Child Protection process share their experience of working with legal representatives within the child protection context.

 

The training has been developed in partnership with experienced family law solicitors engaged in training law students.

 

The sessions are delivered by a qualified social worker and birth mothers.

 

The participants of this training will learn about mothers’ experiences of the Child Protection Process and of their contact with their legal representatives.Court and power issues will be presented and discussed from mothers’ perspective.

 

This training will be particularly useful for family law students.

 

 

 

Please                                                 for full information about this training and to print it out.

Alternatively contact us and we will be happy to send / e-mail it to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming:
Different Perspectives.
Fathers and the Child Protection Process

Stay with us while we are busy preparing our new training about fathers and their experience of the child protection process.

 

If you are interested in this training please contact us and we will keep you posted by e-mail.

 

We will also post information about this training on our website so check it out regularly.

 

 

Families in Care

Tyne and Wear

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07514335410

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