An innovative FOOD IN CARE ‘train the trainer’ course.
It is a TWO DAYS course developed to upskill carers of children and young people in care - addressing nutrition and food behaviour issues.
Download our FREE "Food in Care" resource - available in one handy PDF.
15th May and 16th May 2019
Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5N
The Nutrition and Health workshop provides participants with practical knowledge about a healthy and balanced diet, how to overcome the barriers to healthy eating and how food impacts on health, behaviour and the prevention of disease.
Nutrition and Health workshop has been certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).
Food for Thought workshop explores food beyond nutrition. It looks at how food comes to stand for thoughts, beliefs and feelings and how these can be better understood and harnessed in the care of children.
Two days ‘train-the-trainer’ course @ £230 + VAT/person.
Places are LIMITED and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
The Fostering Network members and Foster Talk members receive 20% DISCOUNT when booking a place on this course.
Closing date for reservations is 5th of April, however this may be sooner if fully booked.
An evidence based and evaluated course.
Two evaluation reports are available:
What others have said about this course:
"Every foster carer should do this course. Very informative and practical."
“I have gained a very good understanding of how food is directly involved in every part of a child and young person life, and is essential component to provide positive outcomes for LAC. This resource needs to continue and become part of everyday.”
“Gave me the opportunity to look at food in a different way and how much of an impact it can have on relationships. Really enjoyed this.”
Our expert trainers provide a detailed insight into the needs of children and young poeple in care, and a comprehensive understanding of practical strategies that carers can use in providing a therapeutic care.
Registered Nutritionist in Public Health who has been involved in the development of the Food in Care programme since its launch in 2015. Magda has an extensive experience in both nutrition and social care.
Health consultant with 5 years experience in fostering. Cheryl has been supporting the development of Food in Care programme since start and brings a lot of expertise, passion and her own experience to the training programme.
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