Contact in foster care

Audience Foster carers, Social workers, School staff
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain why contact with their family and friends is important for separated children and young people
  • Explain the complexity of issues affecting positive outcomes for contact
  • Explain the procedures and processes of planning contact
  • including assessment of risks and identifying key people involved
  • Explain the role of the carers and other key people involved in helping separated children and young people to maintain contact with their families and friends
  • Identify issues in children and young people\u2019s confidentiality when communicating with parents
  • families and friends

Learning outcomes

  • Understand key issues in contact in foster care
  • Understand ways in which you can promote positive contact