November 5, 2020
Foster care and Secure Base model 3

Foster therapeutically: the Secure Base model building trust 3

Foster care that is delivered in a therapeutic setting is geared toward reinforcing the availability of the caregiver in order to help a child to build […]
November 3, 2020
Foster care and a happy childhood 1

Foster care and ideas about what makes a happy childhood 1

Foster carers will be committed to the idea of providing vulnerable children with a happy childhood. This is so fundamental it scarcely needs mentioning. But what […]
October 23, 2020
Foster care and sex education

Foster care and education about sex and sexuality

Foster carers, like all parents, have a responsibility for ensuring those they care for are educated about sex and sexuality. This is essential for all members […]
October 22, 2020
Fostering knowledge of the importance of identity

Fostering knowledge of the importance of identity to children

Fostering carries many different challenges. Caring for a child is nor simply about meeting the basic needs of food, warmth and shelter. It is about so […]