The training/accreditation pathway for both new and existing carers has been developed to provide structured training and a career pathway for all carers who are approved Foster Carers for West Sussex County Council.
 
The training offered in these pathways is also available to Adopters, Supported Lodgings Providers and Family and Friends Carers.

There are three levels, you can see the training at each level in the documents below, you can also find more information in the documents below or on the West Sussex County Council Website.
 

Supporting Information

 

Pathway Levels

 

Continuing Development Tool

  

Booking Events
All events that are part of the Foster Carer pathways are listed below and can be booked directly from this page. Alternatively you can search all events on the Learning and Development Gateway.
 
 
23 results found.
The Secrets of Self Harm
This one day webinar using Zoom, is for relevant staff to develop their understanding of issues related to Self Harm. Some people use self harming behaviour as a coping strategy when life gets unbearable. This interactive workshop, which includes group discussion and practical exercises provides an opportunity to explore personal stories of the intricacy of self harm.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 5 November 202010:00 - 17:00Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 5 November 2020

10:00 - 17:00

Online Learning

TBA


The Secrets of Self Harm
This one day webinar using Zoom, is for relevant staff to develop their understanding of issues related to Self Harm. Some people use self harming behaviour as a coping strategy when life gets unbearable. This interactive workshop, which includes group discussion and practical exercises provides an opportunity to explore personal stories of the intricacy of self harm.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 6 November 202011:00 - 17:00Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 6 November 2020

11:00 - 17:00

Online Learning

TBA


First Aid Training for Foster Carers (EVENT FULL)
This full day course is for foster carers and provides the knowledge and skills required to perform First Aid. There is a combination of theory and practical exercises that will enable you to treat children and young people who have suffered accidents and received injuries as a result. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed booking.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 17 November 202009:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 17 November 2020

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


Open document list 2 attached documents
Child Protection Awareness (Cancelled)
This full day course is designed for all staff who have infrequent or irregular contact with children, young people, parents or carers who may become aware of possible child abuse or neglect. This is an introductory course to children's safeguarding, to enable staff to be more alert to children's safety and welfare and know how to act on any concerns. This is not a refresher course for staff who have already completed safeguarding training. It will look at current definitions of child abuse and neglect and consider signs and indicators of abuse and neglect. It will outline the current le ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 20 November 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseFestival
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 20 November 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Festival


Open document list 1 attached document
Child Protection Awareness (Cancelled)
This full day course is designed for all staff who have infrequent or irregular contact with children, young people, parents or carers who may become aware of possible child abuse or neglect. This is an introductory course to children's safeguarding, to enable staff to be more alert to children's safety and welfare and know how to act on any concerns. This is not a refresher course for staff who have already completed safeguarding training. It will look at current definitions of child abuse and neglect and consider signs and indicators of abuse and neglect. It will outline the current le ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 3 December 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 3 December 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


Open document list 1 attached document
The Secrets of Self Harm
This one day webinar using Zoom, is for relevant staff to develop their understanding of issues related to Self Harm. Some people use self harming behaviour as a coping strategy when life gets unbearable. This interactive workshop, which includes group discussion and practical exercises provides an opportunity to explore personal stories of the intricacy of self harm.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 4 December 202010:00 - 17:00Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 4 December 2020

10:00 - 17:00

Online Learning

TBA


Child Protection Awareness (Cancelled)
This full day course is designed for all staff who have infrequent or irregular contact with children, young people, parents or carers who may become aware of possible child abuse or neglect. This is an introductory course to children's safeguarding, to enable staff to be more alert to children's safety and welfare and know how to act on any concerns. This is not a refresher course for staff who have already completed safeguarding training. It will look at current definitions of child abuse and neglect and consider signs and indicators of abuse and neglect. It will outline the current le ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 14 December 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 14 December 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


Open document list 1 attached document
First Aid Training for Foster Carers (EVENT FULL)
This full day course is for foster carers and provides the knowledge and skills required to perform First Aid. There is a combination of theory and practical exercises that will enable you to treat children and young people who have suffered accidents and received injuries as a result. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed booking.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 15 December 202009:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 15 December 2020

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list Open document list 2 attached documents
First Aid Training for Foster Carers (EVENT FULL)
This full day course is for foster carers and provides the knowledge and skills required to perform First Aid. There is a combination of theory and practical exercises that will enable you to treat children and young people who have suffered accidents and received injuries as a result. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed booking.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 14 January 202109:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 14 January 2021

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list Open document list 2 attached documents
First Aid Training for Foster Carers (EVENT FULL)
This full day course is for foster carers and provides the knowledge and skills required to perform First Aid. There is a combination of theory and practical exercises that will enable you to treat children and young people who have suffered accidents and received injuries as a result. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed booking.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Saturday 16 January 202109:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Saturday 16 January 2021

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list Open document list 2 attached documents

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