Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training.
This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.

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35 courses found

Code: CWC/20/97 Foster Care: Eastbourne Support Group (Cancelled)

Support groups provide a much needed opportunity to talk about fostering issues with other carers. They are attended by carers who have a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise which they have accumulated through many years in fostering. The support group can offer an opportunity to share experiences and provide invaluable support to each other. Some of the support groups
will have designated speakers to share information or address a training need.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 May 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Tesco Community Hub Eastbourne Map

Code: CWC/20/59 Foster Care: Using Visual Aids to Create Structure and Routine for all Children (Cancelled)

This course explores how using visual aids can support all children and young people with their daily activities and routines. Using visuals can also help to minimise anxiety, difficult and challenging behaviours.

The course offers an opportunity to explore different types and how to make them.

This is a course that is highly recommended from other foster carers with vast levels of experience. It has been identified as 'a must for all for carers to attend'.

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1 01 June 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: CWC/20/14 Foster Care: Ladies Who Foster Support Group (Cancelled)


This is a support group to provide female carers an opportunity to meet other female foster carers. Discussions will address the importance of their role within the care of looked after children. To highlight the key areas that women can influence, how they can influence and why it is important for looked after children to see a positive female role model.

 

 

 

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1 04 June 2020 18:30 - 21:30 Cooden Beach Hotel Map

Code: CWC/20/47 Foster Care: Life Story Work (Cancelled)

To support foster carers to help children and young people make sense of their past, and preserve their memories 

 

 

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1 04 June 2020 10:00 - 13:00 Fellowship of St Nicholas - Robsack Centre Map

Code: CWC/20/130 Foster Care: Hastings Support Group (Cancelled)

Support groups provide a much needed opportunity to talk about fostering issues with other carers. They are attended by carers who have a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise which they have accumulated through many years in fostering. The support group can offer an opportunity to share experiences and provide invaluable support to each other. Some of the support groups will have designated speakers to share information or address a training need. 

SPEAKER: TBC

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 June 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Fellowship of St Nicholas - Robsack Centre Map

Code: CWC/20/137 Foster Care: Uckfield Support Group (Cancelled)

Support groups provide a much needed opportunity to talk about fostering issues with other carers. They are attended by carers who have a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise which they have accumulated through many years in fostering. The support group can offer an opportunity to share experiences and provide invaluable support to each other. Some of the support groups will have designated speakers to share information or address a training need.

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1 09 June 2020 10:00 - 12:00 The Civic Centre Map

Code: CWC/20/22 Foster Care: Child Protection One (Cancelled)

To explore indicators values and attitudes towards child protection.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 June 2020 18:30 - 21:30 Horntye Park Sports Complex Map

Code: CWC/20/180 Foster Care:Fostering All Ages (Cancelled)

An overview of fostering children and young people of all ages. 

An opportunity to address caring for children and young people, their development,
influences on behaviours, to consider strategies and effective communications.

This course offers  all carers the chance to reflect on their practice, share their own experiences
and to develop their knowledge and understanding.

The course is open to all foster carers regardless of their experience and relationship to the children they look after.

This is a 6 week course and all parts should be attended.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 June 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 17 June 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 24 June 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
4 01 July 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
5 08 July 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
6 15 July 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: CWC/20/104 Foster Care: Adolescent Support Group (Cancelled)


Support groups provide a much needed opportunity to talk about fostering issues with other carers. They are attended by carers who
have a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise which they have accumulated through many years in fostering. The support group can offer
an opportunity to share experiences and provide invaluable support to each other. Some of the support groups will have designated speakers to share
information or address a training need.

Speakers: 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 June 2020 19:30 - 21:30 Bannatyne Hotel Map

Code: CWC/20/29 Foster Care: County Lines & Cuckooing (Cancelled)

This course looks at how drugs can be brought across county lines and how by using 'Cuckooing' dealers can take over family homes to keep a continual supply on the streets.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 June 2020 18:30 - 21:30 Horntye Park Sports Complex Map