Contact Issues

  • Adoption Training
  • Fostercare Training
  • Adoption & Fostering Training
  • Event
  • Recruitment Event
« Back to Events
This event has passed.
Contact Issues
December 7, 2017 10:00 am
October 20, 2017


Date:      7 December 2017
Time:     10am – 12pm
Venue:   Ballymena North Business and Recreation Centre,
                  Cushendall Road, Ballymena

The course will explore:

  • How is contact decided?
  • Why have contact?
  • Benefits of Contact for the child
  • How to prepare children for Contact
  • How to handle disappointment
  • Strategies for dealing with Contact
  • Where foster carers can get support

The training will also include a DVD presentation from Health & Social Care Foster Carers across Northern Ireland describe their own experiences and highlight some of the challenges associated with contact.

A birth family also share their personal journey through foster carer and discuss the role Contact had in their lives.