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Fostering Skills Spotlight

  • 8 February 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Children / Fostering Skills Spotlight

    The ability to motivate a child is one of the many skills you’ll develop as a foster carer. It gives the child drive and confidence to help them…

  • 4 November 2016 / Family Advice / Fostering Skills Spotlight / General

    Like many of the skills you need to be a successful foster carer, communication is one that you’ve been honing all your life. The first step to effective…

  • 16 September 2016 / Advice for young people / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    As a foster carer, being resourceful and creative is about finding ways to encourage young people and expand their horizons. When we talk about being resourceful and creative, we’re…

  • 26 August 2016 / Fostering Skills Spotlight

    Fostering Skills Spotlight: Listening When you’re thinking about fostering, have contacted an agency and are learning more, you attend a 3-day workshop called The Skills to Foster™. During…

  • 24 August 2016 / Fostering Skills Spotlight

    As with any career, being organised is part of being a foster carer. The more organised you are, the more relaxed you are and the better you are…

  • 27 June 2016 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children

    Last month we wrote about how people often start fostering when they’re at a crossroads with their job. Fostering is a career for people who want to help…