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Training is a really important element of the foster carer support we offer. We think it’s vital in helping foster carers feel confident, capable and supported in their role – throughout the approval process and beyond.
That’s why we’re committed to providing all our carers with accessible, relevant and quality training.
All our carers complete the pre-service ‘Shared Stories, Shared Lives Victoria’ Foster Carer Training, which covers the responsibilities of being a Foster Carer and working with us, the Department of Health and Human Services and other agencies to understand the experiences and needs of children and young people requiring out of home care. Post approval training is provided through the Key Assets Core curriculum.
Our foster carer training covers a diverse range of subjects, including:
Fostering is a hugely rewarding career. If you’d like to find out more about becoming a foster carer, please call us on 1800 93 22 73 or enquire online to register your interest today.