CATCH for foster carers

CATCH offers a wealth of information and resources relevant to foster carers whether you are in the initial stages of the training process or have been a foster carer for many years. Our resources complement foster carer training to provide a richer understanding of children who have experienced adverse childhood experiences and life as a foster family. We also cover key topics relevant to foster carers including child development, education, behaviour, contact and much more.


“I have found it almost addictive. It is easy to navigate and I have learnt so much on so many different subjects. I have gotten a lot from a webinar this morning…it is a great tool and I highly recommend it.” – Foster carer

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What can you expect from CATCH?

On CATCH you’ll find information and support on a huge range of relevant topics. We work closely with our Hub community to ensure that we are covering the issues that are important to you.

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eLearning courses

These modular courses include Attachment and your children presented by Dr Georgina Hibbert, Putting PACE into practice and modules on life story work, identity, attachment and transracial placements.

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Webinars and videos

Attend a live webinar or choose from our extensive library to view a webinar at a time that suits you. Webinars are hosted by subject experts such as clinical psychologists, therapists, occupational therapists and foster carers themselves. We have also have video interviews with foster carers and long-term fostered adults.

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Podcasts and audio

We know how time-pressed foster carers are, so we’ve recently launched podcasts and audio interviews to give you more flexibility to listen to our resources around your busy lives. These cover topics such as education, homework and adoption introductions.

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Resources on key topics

Our resources cover topics relevant to foster carers whether you are in the initial stages of training or have been a foster carer for many years. Topics include attachment and trauma, contact, life story work, managing behaviours, health and wellbeing, education and more…

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