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Digital Safety & Social Media Awareness: Foster Carer Training


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Course details:

Aim: The foster carer will be able to describe how they balance opportunity and safety in relation to the use of digital technologies for the child in placement.

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
14th July 2021 12.30pm - 3:00pm ZOOM Joy Chiplin Targeted Services – Foster Carers, Fostering Team
14th October 2021 10:00am - 12:30pm ZOOM Joy Chiplin Targeted Services – Foster Carers, Fostering Team


Course aims and objectives:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge of the various ways in which children and young people engage with the virtual world
  • Raise awareness of the benefits and opportunities digital technologies offer to looked after children and young people
  • Explore potential safety issues for looked after children and young people using digital technologies
  • Identify the core skills that foster carers can use to support young people to operate safely in the virtual world


For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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