Equality, Diversity, and Identity (Foster Carer)

Date & Time:

Monday 11 November 2019 (13:00 - 16:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group / Level

All Foster Carers and LBS Social Workers and similar roles in children’s social care.

Course Overview

This course will explore the importance of celebrating and promoting equality, diversity and the identity of children and young people in foster care. Participants will discuss and understand the effects of discrimination, prejudice and stereotyping; taking into consideration the legal framework and relevant legislation.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course participants will have: 
• Explored definitions (e.g. equality, diversity, discrimination, equality, prejudice, stereotyping and victimisation) 
• Have gained an understanding of the legislation and legal framework surrounding equality and diversity for looked after children and those being adopted. 
• Improved understanding about why it is important to provide care that provides equality of opportunity, embracing difference, including the child’s gender, sexuality, disability, ethnic origin, religious, cultural and linguistic background. 
• Be more aware of your own thoughts and feelings and how these affect your approach to working with difference 
• Explore the reasons why some people might discriminate. 
• Feel more confident in using skills to promote equalities throughout your practice. 
• Engaged in group work scenario's relating to discrimination and inequality and discussed how they would address these situations. 

Sector LimitAvailable
AdopterNo Limit
Education - Cognus0
Education - Early Years0
Education - Other0
Education - Schools/Colleges0
Foster CarerNo Limit
LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age Disabilites0
LBS Other0
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Heads of Service0
LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway0
LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities0
LBS People Adults - Other0
LBS People Adults - START0
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality0
LBS People Adults - Transitions0
LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality0
LBS People Children's - Adoption and Permanence0
LBS People Children's - Blue Locality0
LBS People Children's - Children with Disabilities0
LBS People Children's - Court0
LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant Director0
LBS People Children's - Early Help0
LBS People Children's - Fostering0
LBS People Children's - Green Locality0
LBS People Children's - Heads of Service0
LBS People Children's - Integrated Childrens Services0
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care Team0
LBS People Children's - Looked After Children0
LBS People Children's - MASH0
LBS People Children's - Other0
LBS People Children's - Placements0
LBS People Children's - QA0
LBS People Children's - RAS0
LBS People Children's - Red Locality0
LBS People Children's - Sutton Inclusion & Support0
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth Support0
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending Team0
NHS - Clinical Commissioning Group0
NHS - Community Services0
NHS - Hospital0
NHS - Other0
Private - Domiciliary Care0
Private - Nursing Home0
Private - Other0
Private - Residential Home0
Sutton Housing Partnership0


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Further Information:



Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)