Bitesize Workshop: Safeguarding children who do not live at home

Microsoft TEAMS, Virtual training
Event Tutors
Louise Thomas
Admin Contact
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Target Audience
CAH Staff / Childminders / Health Practitioners / Pre-Schools & Nurseries / Schools / Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Bite Sized Session
Course categories
Children and Young People / Safeguarding
Children and Young People subcategories
Safeguarding Children
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Children
Event description
This 45-minute bitesize session has been designed to support practitioners in learning more about Private Fostering and their obligations.

This session is recommended for all practitioners working with children and young people across all agencies to understand their responsibilities and who to contact in South Gloucestershire to seek help and guidance.
Learning outcomes
• To understand the definition of Private Fostering
• To understand the difference between a Looked After Child and a child who is Privately Fostered
• To know why it is important to be able to identify children living in a Private Fostering arrangement and understand the additional issues that come with living in this arrangement
• To understand the role and responsibilities of professionals when working with or visiting a family or child in respect of Private Fostering
• To know the role and responsibility of the Local Authority when a child/young person is identified as being Privately Fostered
• How to make a referral
Start Date
Tuesday 5 September 2023
End Date
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Closing Date
Monday 4 September 2023
13:00 - 13:45
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event