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Did you know that a child can be privately fostered by someone who is not a close relative, for a period of 28 days or longer?
Learn about the process and legislation for private fostering, and the duty of parents, private foster carers and the local authority with regards to private fostering, in this short course.
Private Fostering is where the parent or parents of a child make a private arrangement with someone who is not a close relative, to care for that child for a period of 28 days or longer. The child must be under the age of 16, or under the age of 18 if disabled.
On completion of the course, you will automatically get a certificate, along with your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.
The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.
This course is intended for everyone, including parents and foster carers, children and young people, volunteers and members of the public.
You will also find this course beneficial if you work directly with children as part of your role.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:
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