Session 3/15Page 1/6: Receiving a child in foster care
Receiving a child in foster care
Competences to be exercised:
• Creating awareness about how children respond to a change in caregivers.
• Helping the child feel secure in your foster family.
Theme of the session:
In this training session you will be introduced to how children may respond to a new family and environment, and how you can help the child feel secure in the new setting; your foster family.
Aims of the session:
The aim of the session is to provide you with an understanding of how children respond to a new placement, and give you suggestions for coping with the first period of placement.