Ensuring the Rights & Entitlements of Children in Care and Young Care Leavers
Who is this for?
Carers and professionals who are in roles that support for children and young people in care e.g.
Third Sector Workers
Student Services Staff
What’s it about?
In order to advocate for care-experienced young people, it’s important for the adults working on their behalf to understand the complexities of their entitlements. By the end of this session, participants will be fully informed on the various support that children in care and care leavers are entitled to.
Course participants will learn about:
Eligibility status criteria
The difference between statutory and local entitlements
The role of the local authority and what to expect from other agencies
The importance of planning early for leaving care and the role of the pathway plan
Supporting children and young people to advocate for themselves
What to do when no one is listening
How is it delivered?
Face-to-face at your organisation’s venue: 6 guided learning hours / full day
Online via Zoom or Teams: 2 x 3 hour sessions split over 2 days
How much does it cost?
Group booking £995 + VAT (+ travel expenses for face-to-face)
To find out more or arrange a training date, please email [email protected] or call our Training Team on 07498 774914.