Record and Report Writing in Foster Care

A three hour training course designed to support foster carers in writing appropriate and accurate records within the child fostering and social care system.

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Record and Report Writing in Foster Care Overview:

Those working with looked after children and their families are involved in recording in different ways. Record keeping is not always an activity that is approached with enthusiasm, however it is hugely important for a number of reasons. It provides continuity for a child when social workers are unavailable or change, and protects a foster carer from allegations. It also creates the opportunity to reflect on the placement and learn from mistakes and good ideas. It can be beneficial in helping to identify a carer’s training and development needs, and can help identify issues with a looked-after child, saving time and effort by providing a future reference for carers and staff. Good recording supports positive care of children, provides evidence of good practice and helps to create a written narrative of a young person’s journey through care. This three hour course is designed to support foster carers to write appropriate and accurate records within the child fostering and social care system.

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The course is delivered over 3 hours

Our group training is offered for 15 attendees per trainer

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What is covered:

Attending delegates will gain a deeper understanding of their legal & professional obligations as carers in creating and maintaining accurate records, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role record keeping plays.  They will be instructed on how to create manageable, non-judgemental records that make sense to others, and understand the importance and limits of confidentiality.

Who is the course for?

This course is beneficial training for foster carers who are required or expected to keep, compile and maintain accurate records and reports within their role.

What will you achieve?

  • Understand your legal & professional obligations in creating and maintaining accurate records
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role record keeping plays
  • Appreciate the value of being non-judgemental
  • Understand why we should avoid clichés
  • Create manageable records that make sense to others
  • Write goals in SMART language
  • Understand the importance and limits of confidentiality

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