Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers Course
This course – also available as part of our Children’s Workforce Induction bundle – will equip you with the skills you need to understand the two key information gathering stages of the foster care process.
In this child in need assessment course you’ll learn about the differences between Stage 1 and Stage 2 and gain a solid foundation of understanding around the process. You’ll learn how basic information is gathered at Stage 1 and then built upon with more detailed information at Stage 2.
You’ll also learn about the importance of the assessment process and fostering process to the welfare of a young person/young people.
On completion, you’ll get a course certificate, complete with your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives. This course also contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.
If you’re looking for a course that covers the assessment process for foster carers, then it’s worth checking out our Assessment and Approval of Adopters course.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a comprehensive knowledge of:
- The foster carer assessment process and timescales, from application to approval
- Two-stage approval, including Stage 1 and Stage 2 plans
- What information is gathered during the assessment
- What happens if a person is assessed as being unsuitable to foster
- The roles and functions of the fostering panel
- Where to go for advice and guidance
- Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers
6 reviews for Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers Course
I found it most informative and interesting.
This course was very useful and helped me learn a lot. I was able to remember them through the quizzes as they reinforced your memory.
Loved the interaction that there was in the course, kept you involved.
The course is good and provides learning in a convenient package.
Very good – didn’t feel under so much pressure to do at home in own time so could take in more facts and information.
Good way of explaining the topic in easy bite size pieces that can be accessed at any time.
Detailed information within the slides which is broken down into manageable chunks.
Engaging, informative and concise.
The course was easily accessible and informative. This appeared to meet my learning style.
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