Course Overview

The course is designed to aid understanding of the importance of adequate planning for Young People leaving care. It highlights the barriers that Young People face and gives practical advice on the process, with policy and procedure and provides an insight into the types of things that they are entitled to. It raises awareness of the importance of training in the subject and reinforces the importance of documentation. It gives an insight into how Practitioners can support Young People in this difficult transition. The activities encourage reflection that can be implemented into practice. Then, the quiz is completed at the end of the course to consolidate learning. A session re-cap is held where the learner can ask any further questions and key factors are stated by the Tutor. Learners are given the opportunity to reflect on what they have gained from the programme.

Aims & Objectives

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Define leaving care and give a brief history of past practices and attitudes
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Include factors that impact on leaving care experiences
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Describe Pathway Plans and give examples of Independence Plans
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Highlight the importance of corporate parenting
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Introduce recent developments that could affect practice
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Provide learners with advice on how to support young care leavers
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Engage learners in reflective practice with the view to implement into their role

Course Audience

Residential Care Workers, Health Care Workers, Social Care Workers, Children’s Centre Practitioners, Youth Workers

Course Duration

6 hours

Available Course Dates

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This course is accredited by Open Awards 鈥楤adge of Excellence鈥


Course Price

The course price is 拢80 or 4 Credits

Course Curriculum

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