Promoting Positive Contact training

Contact between looked after children and young people and their families can be a particularly challenging area of work. This Promoting Positive Contact course enables learners to understand the complexity of the issues involved in planning and managing contact, and to develop knowledge and skills to play their part with confidence.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • Legislation
  • Why does contact matter?
  • Impact of Contact
  • How to support a child before and after contract with birth families
This Promoting Positive Contact course has been designed specifically for foster carers, adopters and Residential Carers. However it will be useful to a wider audience for those interested in the welfare of looked after children.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 3 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

Choose your desired delivery method from the boxes below.

Promoting Positive Contact eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Promoting Positive Contact course

By the end of this course you will know:

  • The importance of contact between looked after children and their families
  • Know how to manage contact and identify risks
  • Understand how to support children and young people after contact with family

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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Additional course information

Here are example screenshots of our interactive learning in action. If you would like to see more of the course features before you subscribe, feel free to book a demo with the team, who would be delighted to show you how our online courses help support meaningful training.