Transitions and Endings (foster Carers)
Date & Time:
All Foster Carers
This course focuses on building resilience in children to grow stronger and help them manage transition and endings in their life. It explores the impact of children being exposed to painful and traumatic events at different stages in their development and childhood. It aims to provide foster carers with an improved understanding and practical tools to build resilience in children and help them make successful transitions.
The training is delivered through a mix of knowledge based content and practical exercises.
By the end of the course participants should have an:
• Improved knowledge and understanding about the meaning of transitions in the lives of children and young people and the range of responses to help them build resilience to manage separations.
• Improved knowledge and understanding about the impact of attachment patterns on the child’s ability to deal effectively with transitions and endings.
• Improved knowledge and understanding about the importance of planned transitions and endings to apply strategies to manage the impact on the foster child, carer and their family.
• Improved knowledge and understanding about how adverse childhood experiences (ACE) can have an impact on children who experience separation and loss, and;
• How to build resilience through a range of strategies and techniques such as creating a positive ‘script’ around transitions and endings.