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Child Development: Foster Carer Training


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Course details:

AIM: The foster carer will be able to identify the stage of development of the child in placement and the impact of their past experiences upon that.  The foster carer will be able to use this knowledge to adapt their parenting and care giving approach.

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
22nd June 2021 9:30am - 12:30pm Zoom Y Bont Targeted Services – Foster Carers & Connected Person Carers
21st October 2021 6:30pm - 9:30pm Zoom Y Bont Targeted Services – Foster Carers & Connected Person Carers
31st January 2022 9:30am - 12:30pm Zoom Y Bont Targeted Services – Foster Carers & Connected Person Carers


Course aims and objectives:

Learning outcomes:

  • Have knowledge of key child development milestones for children and young people (0-18)
  • To have explored the link between play and development
  • To have considered the factors that can delay or interrupt a child’s development (e.g. poor early years experiences, the impact of trauma and nutrition).
  • To understand the need to meet the child’s development stage rather than their  chronological age
  • To have considered the approaches by foster carers that can support children and young people’s development

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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