Strapline - 'Quality fostering and residential care'

Croham Services for Children - quality fostering and residential care

Training/briefing sessions

SfC's directors and managers have substantial experience in local authority and university settings of teaching, training and providing briefing sessions about subjects of topical interest.

Care Planning, Placement & Review

Having successfully designed and delivered for the Department for Education (DfE) 10 regional awareness raising events, SfC can provide cost efficient multi agency briefings for you.

If you provide a suitable local venue, we can provide bespoke briefing or training sessions for:

•Elected Members, Directors of Children’s Services & Strategic Managers in Partner Agencies including Health & Education
•Case Planners (‘Nominated Officers’, Service / Team Managers, Independent Reviewing Officers)
•Practitioners (for edge of care, permanency & care leavers) – Social Workers, Designated Teachers, Leaving Care Workers, Personal Advisers, YOT officers and Health Professionals

Other Training

We also have a rolling programme that offers authoritative input and facilitated discussion (in half or whole-day sessions) about a range of topical subjects, eg:

  • assessment for fostering and adoption
  • permanence planning
  • placement stability
  • safeguarding children in placements
  • contact 
  • when difference makes a difference
  • children moving on and placement endings
  • achieving the Training Support and Development Standards for foster care


For a discussion about your training needs please contact Chris Brann or Laura Ritchie on (020) 8406 5300 or or