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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.