The Foster Care Association has been holding Facebook live webinars with topics relevant to carers. 


Previous Webinars

Self-Care Webinar “Remembering to care for you” - March



We hosted our first webinar on “Self-care” in March.  Presenters Tessa Hughes (CISS Manager and Meditation Teacher) & Deb Collard (CISS Coordinator and ICare2 Trainer) explained what self-care is and why it’s important as a foster carer, provided practical tips and a 10 minute meditation!


FCAV Self-Care Webinar “Remembering to care for you”

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first webinar on Self-care! We hope some of you found it helpful. Please email admin@fcav.org.au with your name and address if you wish to recieve a self-care package, including a template for you to write your own self-care plan with lots of different ideas and activites.

Posted by Foster Care Association of Victoria on Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Grief & Loss Webinar - May



We hosted our second webinar on Grief and Loss in May. Foster carers deal with grief in many forms: the grief of the child in their care, of the parent whose child they are caring for, their own grief and that of other family members as the foster child moves on to the next stage of their life. Deb Collard (CISS Coordinator and ICare2 Trainer) was joined by foster carer Patricia to discuss her experience of grief and loss as a carer, as well as discussing the impact, signs and symptoms of grief on all parties and strategies for managing grief and finding help were provided


Join our webinar on grief and loss

Posted by Foster Care Association of Victoria on Tuesday, May 29, 2018