Rethinking Foster Care: Therapeutic Approaches

Rethinking Foster Care:Therapeutic Approaches
A half day online event to be held by The Mulberry Bush and ORB8

Learning Objectives

  • To gain a greater understanding of what is meant by therapeutic foster care (trauma, attachment and neurodevelopmentally informed foster care) and its application
  • To explore why we need therapeutic foster care
  • To share practitioners’ experiences via the keynote and workshop sessions
  • To gain best practice ideas and skills to implement in your own work/organisation
  • To raise the profile of the partner organisations and their work in this area, with a focus on children in foster care and strengthening families and communities


10.00  Brief Introductions
10.10  Jane Herd, Orb8: What makes fostering therapeutic?
10.20 – 10.50  Discussion.
11.00 – 11.20  Harvey Gallagher, NAFP: Implications for sector development
11.20 – 11.50  Discussion
12.00 – 12.20  The Mulberry Bush; Training and reflective practice for foster carers
12.20 – 13.00  Discussion and Plenary – where do we go from here?

Cost: £20 per person (£10 early bird tickets available until 15th May)
Venue: This is an online event to be held over Zoom. Full details will be provided on booking.

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For further details or if you would like more information about using Zoom, please contact: John Diamond
Phone: 07988 737680