International & National Foster Care Conference 2022 - Finding Ways Forward: Celebrating Identity, Culture, Families and Community

International Foster Care organization (IFCO)

The aim of the conference is, therefore, to create a platform for all stakeholders to share and understand their role and responsibilities in supporting children in care and care leavers.

Conference sub theme include but not limited to:

  • Formal and informal educational outcomes for children in care and care leavers

  • Managing challenging behaviours and therapeutic parenting technique

  • Facilitating cultural connection for children and young people in care

  • Caring for children with disabilities or acute/chronic health conditions

  • Gender fluidity LGBTIA awareness regarding children and young people

  • Care planning; transitions through care, extending care and leaving care

  • Changing face of foster carers: recruitment, support and retention

  • Foster carers and social workers: education, training, assessment, and supervision

  • Understanding trauma

  • Residential care and specialised models of care