Safer caring

Audience Foster carers
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain how the assessment and management of risk
  • and an understanding of the effect of trauma are key factors underpinning \u2018safer caring\u2019 in relation to foster care.
  • Explain ways in which assessment and management of risks and benefits to all parties can be undertaken in the setting.
  • Explain the importance of delegated authority in the context of teamwork in foster care
  • Show how an understanding of how to promote recovery from trauma can inform good practice in developing and implementing safer caring guidelines.
  • Explain the importance of effective safer caring procedures in ensuring the physical and emotional well-being of the whole foster care family and the team around them

Learning outcomes

  • Understand key issues and principles in safer caring
  • Develop skills in safer caring for traumatised children and young people