Links for Foster Carers & Staff
PRICE Protecting Rights in a Caring Environment. All of our primary (and where possible, secondary) foster carers are trained in behaviour management and low-level physical intervention by our own PRICE qualified instructors.
SCIE The Social Care Institute for Excellence. An independent charity working with social work services and related organisations (e.g. health and housing) in order to identify good and effective practice, and to provide practical resources, learning materials and services.
Life Coach Directory can assist young people (and carers!) to achieve goals, improve motivation, self-esteem and confidence, and help to manage problems such as bullying by enabling insight, building resilience, teaching assertiveness and management strategies, and empowering young people to take control.
Counselling Directory A comprehensive, nationwide directory of professional counsellors and psychotherapists. The website also has clear, accessible sections on different types of difficulties that people experience, different types of therapy, articles, facts and figures and events local to you.
Rehab 4 Addiction is a national helpline designed to help employers when key staff members are affected by addiction. Rehab 4 Addiction offers a free service, and we will help you make a claim against your insurance for treatment costs.
The Department for Education The government department responsible for education and children's services. All of the documents comprising the regulatory and best practice frameworks for fostering service providers can be found here.