Gain an understanding of how to manage the special challenges, joys and difficulties presented by adopted and fostered children.
All children who are adopted or in foster care will have experienced some degree of trauma. Their unique and often painful early experiences are likely to have left them with unmet social and emotional needs. These needs can be expressed through behaviours that can challenge and confuse such as:
This course has will help you understand what is happening for the young person and provide you with strategies and activities to support them.
This course is ideal for those who are adopting or fostering, on a long-term basis, children and young people.
During the course you will learn:
All our training is now delivered by our experienced Thrive trainers using a mix of live webinars, e-learning sessions and e-mentoring. On our Thrive courses page you can find dates for courses running throughout the year. We also have a team of regional Relationship Managers who are happy to help – meet the regional team here.
To become a Thrive Licensed Practitioner you will need to be working with children on a regular basis and be able to carry out Thrive-Online assessments to pass the course. We recommend volunteering at a school if this is not possible in your current role.
To talk through our training courses and to discuss funding options, contact our Relationship Development team on 01392 797555 or firstname.lastname@example.org