Commissioned Training

Commissioned Training

AFKA Scotland can provide bespoke, commissioned training for agencies with a specific requirement. Please contact us directly to enquire about booking a commissioned training.

Some of the topics about which we have provided training in the past include:

  • Achieving best outcomes at children’s hearings
  • Adoption support
  • After care and continuing care – what has changed and what will stay the same?
  • Assessing LGBTI carers and adopters
  • Assessment of adopters and foster carers
  • Assessing adoption and fostering applicants from diverse backgrounds
  • Applying the secure base model
  • Be court ready – keeping knowledge and skills current
  • Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
  • Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011
  • Contact: good practice considerations for children
  • Contact in foster placements and post adoption
  • Direct work with children when permanence is planned
  • Disruptions in permanent placements
  • Does sexual orientation matter in adoption and fostering assessments?
  • Introduction to adoption and fostering panels
  • Introduction to kinship care panels for new panel members
  • Kinship care assessments
  • Kinship care panel training
  • Legal aspects of permanence planning
  • Legislation – an overview of child care law in Scotland
  • Life story work
  • Linking, matching and sustaining placements
  • Making a difference at Children’s Hearings – all you need to know to be confident, effective and informed
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Minute taking for adoption and fostering panels
  • Moving children onto permanent placement
  • Panel training for adoption and fostering panels
  • Placing black and minority ethnic (BME) children
  • Protecting children in family placement
  • Reviewing foster carers: roles and responsibilities
  • Report writing for courts and children’s hearings
  • Social media training
  • The Child Adoption Permanence Report (CAPR)
  • The role of the supervising social worker
  • Together or apart – assessing and planning for the permanent placement of siblings