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Foster Care: Fostering in a Digital World - 13 years and over

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
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Target Audience
Foster Carers
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Course description

To explore how young people use technology today and how we can support them to stay safe. This course reflects current trends and is specific to the teenage years.

Training objectives


Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will have:

  • Explored how young people use technology and why we should empower them to make the most of the benefits.

  • Looked at current trends, including the Dark Web.

  • Identified the potential risks.

  • Addressed possible ways of minimising risk.

  • Identified the importance of their Safe Care Plan.



Additional Information

This course will reflect the Fostering Network’s ‘Fostering in a Digital World’ a common sense guide. Participants will receive a copy of this guide, alongside a number of other resources.

Start Date
Thursday 14 November 2019
End Date
Thursday 14 November 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 13 November 2019
10:00 - 13:00
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