On 22nd January, some of our Wessex foster carers attended Digital Wellbeing training, run by Dialogue Training. The training was very interesting and thought provoking, covering a range of issues which affect young people and their carers. At the end of the training, carers were able to: Identify the issues which might affect young people online Identify particular areas of risk for young people and the factors which increase their… Read More »Digital Wellbeing
Foster Care Fortnight
Two staff from the Wessex team attended Dyadic Developmental Practice Psychotherapy and Parenting this week (DDP) The content of the course included: – Theoretical foundations to DDP Learn about and practice using the core components of DDP Apply this framework to: A therapeutic approach for children and parents A parenting approach that can compliment the therapeutic approach Working with teams, networks, services and organisations The course was facilitated by Sue… Read More »DDP Training
It has been said many times before that fostering can quickly create an “Instant Family” – and we know many cases where it is exactly that and it is lovely to see. Well is seems Holywood have been listening to some of our coffee morning discussions as there is now a film on exactly this… And if you are heading over to Cineworld in Yate this weekend and want to… Read More »Time for an Instant Family?
Yesterday we had a panel meeting in our Tavistock office so we took the opportunity to snap some of our carer and potential foster carers. To celebrate Foster Care Fortnight 2018 #FCF18 we are introducing you to some of our carers. There are many myths and misconceptions around who can and cannot foster. Foster carers are people like you. For more information on why you can foster see our FAQs… Read More »I’m proud to foster
“a happy man” To celebrate Foster Care Fortnight 2018 #FCF18 we are introducing you to some of our carers. There are many myths and misconceptions around who can and cannot foster. Foster carers are people like you. For more information on why you can foster see our FAQs page here Or read more about some of our carers here