Training

All of our upcoming training dates are listed here on our events page.

Your supervising social worker is at hand to provide more information about training if you require it.

We are committed to ensuring that your skills and competencies are kept up to date at all times and that you are provided with the necessary resources to effectively carry out the fostering task. We therefore equally expect you as a valued Anchor foster carer to commit to continuous training and improvement by attending all relevant training that we provide. Your supervising social worker is at hand to provide more information about training if you require it.


Managing Manipulative Behaviour in Looked After Children

Managing Manipulative Behaviour in Looked After Children

In Managing Manipulative Behaviour in Looked After Children you will learn to skilfully understand and manage such behaviour.  During the course, we will cover: Understanding what manipulative behaviour is Reasons a child might display manipulative behaviour Understanding how...

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Promoting Education

Promoting Education

In Promoting Education training you will learn how to promote education to children and what resources can help you.  In this course, we will cover: Understanding education in England for ages 5 - 18 Understanding and exploring why children in care are likely to need help in...

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Men in Foster Care

Men in Foster Care

In Men in Foster Care training, we will explore the challenges that men may face and also the value they can bring.  During training, we will cover: Providing carers with confidence in all aspects of fostering Highlighting the unique position men in foster care are in and how...

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Introduction to Mindfulness

Introduction to Mindfulness

In an Introduction to Mindfulness training, you will learn simple mindfulness techniques. These techniques will be helpful when caring for vulnerable children. Mindfulness is there to help you create a calm space for yourself.  Children you care for may struggle to find peace due to...

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Understanding Learning Disabilities

Understanding Learning Disabilities

In Understanding Learning Difficulties you will learn about different learning difficulties and their causes. This will include talking about how you can get the right help for your child.  During this course, we will cover:  What a learning difficulty is Different types of...

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De-escalation and Breakaway

De-escalation and Breakaway

In De-escalation and Breakaway training you will learn about taking control of dangerous situations. This will help you to reduce the risk of harm that could be caused to others or themselves.  Physical intervention should only be used by trained carers.  During the course,...

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Fire Awareness

Fire Awareness

Fire Awareness training will train you to be more observant of risks and to prepare you in the event of a fire.  The course will give you critical information and guidance. During this course, you will cover:  Relevant legislation Fire defined The fire...

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Promoting Positive Contact

Promoting Positive Contact

As foster carers, you will be expected to play a role in contact. This may be taking a child to contact or participating.  Promoting positive contact training will teach you to understand the planning and managing of contact. In addition to this, carers will learn how to explore their role...

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