If you’ve already seen our recent post about Therapeutic Parenting, you’ll know just how important and empowering it is for foster carers to understand why children in their care might exhibit certain behaviours. Children in care often share common themes of experience, and shared trauma through early life neglect, abuse and separation from their families. These experiences can naturally result in children developing survival strategies to protect themselves from the… Read More »Understanding triggers: how to identify behavioural triggers in traumatised children
At The Fostering Foundation, our mission is to ensure we deliver the best possible care for the children we are called to protect, and that means teaching our wonderful foster carers skills and techniques to deal with any situation and to help the children and young people in their care to thrive. We are advocates of Therapeutic Parenting, which we always begin teaching to all our foster carers during their… Read More »Everything you need to know before starting our Therapeutic Parenting courses
At The Fostering Foundation, our mission is to help children in care find safe and supportive homes in which they can thrive. Working in the South West of England, we specialise in recruiting and training carers for long and short term foster care as well as specialist fostering such as resilience care and parent and child fostering. We offer training for all our foster carers emphasising therapeutic approaches. These skills… Read More »How do children come into care?