Men in Fostering
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This course is for foster carers, adopters and Supervising Social Workers. In addition, this course is for Residential Child Care Workers (RCCW) and residential team managers from mainstream, short-breaks and outreach services.
Also relevant for youth workers, education professionals and those in the community and voluntary sectors.
- Understand how the gender of carers is relevant, considering this from the viewpoint of the looked after child
- Determine what makes a positive male role model
- Understand the barriers to achieving a successful male caring role and how men might navigate through these challenges
- Know the key areas of influence that men have on children in care and how this is relevant for different age groups