My journey as a birth child living with foster children…to becoming a qualified social worker!
My journey as a birth child living with foster children...to becoming a qualified social worker!

My journey as a birth child living with foster children…to becoming a qualified social worker!

So, it all started from when I was aged 11. I remember a social worker coming to my home to ask my parents questions and of course, me and my…

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Five ‘myth busting’ questions often asked about fostering
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Five ‘myth busting’ questions often asked about fostering

It’s not uncommon to be asked ‘myth busting’ questions related to fostering.  There are a few that continually recur, with people wondering if they would be ruled out from fostering,…

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Five reasons to NOT become a foster carer
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Five reasons to NOT become a foster carer

There are many reasons why people become foster carers, ranging from wanting to ‘give something back’, through to ‘enhancing their family life experiences’.  However, there are some very clear reasons…

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Three reasons why learning and development is crucial for foster carers
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Three reasons why learning and development is crucial for foster carers

Not everyone considers that fostering is a professional role.  Understandable.  Caring for children in your own home..as with parenting…is not a ‘job’ but a life choice.  Fostering is indeed a…

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