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CWDC workbook

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caroleanne65 Tue 07-Jun-16 18:08:25

I haven't even picked up my workbook until today. 2 major family illnesses and bereavements in a year and a foster carer of teens has not given me any free time. MY S.S.W. has been today and says i will be in big trouble if i've not started by our panel day on 6/7/16.

I don't know where to start! Please help.

Twopots Tue 07-Jun-16 21:18:26

I just did bullet points and evidenced each section either referring to foster carers hand book (page numbers etc) or with training certificates. Once you manage start I found I flew through it

Evertrue Wed 08-Jun-16 12:58:56

Sounds like you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, and you've been through so much its not at all surprising.

We took longer than the prescribed time to complete ours - also due to unexpected circumstances - and our panel was understanding but firm on extension times. Showing you've started it will prove you aren't totally ignoring it. Twopots advice is sounds - we did bullets too.

Are you with an IFA - they should have documents and classes to help.
Also have a google around and look on here, lots of advice and hints online such as:
- www.mumsnet.com/Talk/fostering/1608849-Stuck-on-the-CWDC-workbook
- www.harrow.gov.uk/www2/documents/s69358/Standard%205%20Workbook%20v1.00.pdf

It sounds like you've had a lot on your plate, and I sympathise fully.
Find an spare couple of hours, get a cup of tea and some biscuits and just tackle one bit at a time. Good luck!

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