What's it all about?

Stara has been added to the panel of providers to supply training for people applying to the Department for Communities to become Foster Carers. If you are interested in becoming a foster carer please contact Department of Communities.

Your Trainers

Neil Carver-Smith & Jenny Biancotti

What to expect.

The courses cover the following modules:

  1. Providing Foster Care as a Team

  2. Understanding Attachment and Trauma

  3. Healing Care Strategies

  4. Risk and Safe Caring

  5. Impact of fostering and Placement Considerations

  6. Impact on Carers and Self Care


Our Style

Although we cover a great deal of important and serious information, the style of the course is informal and relaxed. It's a time for you to learn new things but also to share your views and listen to other considering fostering too.

2021 Dates

These courses will run over 3 Saturdays during 2021

Course 1: Saturday 13th, 20th & 26th February

Course 2: Saturday 12th, 19th & 26th June

Course 3: Saturday 4th, 11th, & 118th September