Families Together seminar presentation

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Presentation for a seminar about the Mentor UK kinship care project Families Together.

Families Together is a programme working with kinship carers and the children in their care building family resilience and helping to ensure the families access mainstream services.

It is supported by a grant from the Big Lottery. More details on the project here:

http://www.mentoruk.org.uk/families-together-kinship-carers-project/

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Families Together seminar presentation

  1. 1. Preventing HarmProviding OpportunitiesPromoting Health and WellbeingTwitter #ftkinship
  2. 2. • Research• Risk Needs report•National ResourceGuide•Training forprofessionals•Training for carers•Assisting in settingup support groupsKinship care
  3. 3. Families Together»
  4. 4. Aims and outcomesBuild resilience and improve family relationshipsOutcome 1Kinship carers have improved parenting and communicationskills which lead to better or more stable family relationshipsOutcome 2Kinship carers have improved access to support and assistancewhich empowers them and their family to address their senseof isolation.
  5. 5. Families TogetherKinshipcarer’sfamilyIndependence Better informedIncreaseconfidence Feel empoweredLegal rights The wider family Financial rightsSocial workTrainingSchoolFamily activitiesResidentialsLocal SupportagenciesSupport groups /peer supportRespiteAdvocacy

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