These guidelines have been developed to assist fostering agencies, social workers and foster carers develop an ethos of online safety and digital parenting; with the aim of creating joined up thinking in the fostering process as a whole. There are many examples of good practice, assessment and training for online safety, which can be used at different stages of the fostering process.
“Good, very thorough and accessible”
Lynn Findlay is the e-safety specialist, trainer and social worker for The Foster Care Co-operative and writes a monthly blog called ‘Understanding Your Child’s Digital World’.
Interview with Lynn Findlay, esafety expert December 2018