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Psychological First Aid course for professionals and carers working with UASC

When Tuesday 27 October 2020, 10:00am - 16:30pm

Outline Develop an understanding of how to support young refugees in care who are in distress and suffering mental health issues. It will be delivered via Zoom.

For This online session is suitable for social workers, supervising social workers, foster carers, supported lodgings providers, and other professionals working with and supporting UASC. It is only available for those working in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Organisation The session will be delivered by Dzmitry Karpuk, who is registered with the Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice [AFT] and UK Council for Psychotherapy [UKCP].

 Welcoming and supporting young refugees

When various dates, 9:30 - 14:45

Outline The Welcoming Young Refugees project [WYR ] is now delivering the online version of the ‘welcoming and supporting young refugees’ introductory course. 

For People who are under assessment to become a carer for young refugees or who are newly approved. Assessing and supervising social workers who would like to learn more about young refugee are also welcome.

Organisation Welcoming Young Refugees

Booking To book, please get in touch with the WYR team at


Ongoing courses

Online courses from BKH Training

Outline There are several courses on offering including ones around modern slaver and trafficking, and FGM. There is a cost for the training.

For Professionals working with vulnerable children and adults.

Organisation Bal Kaur Howard Training

ECPAT online training

Outline ECPAT UK has now moved all training sessions in to an online format. Most courses now consist of half-day two modules which are completed over Zoom.

For Professionals supporting and working with children who have been trafficked.

Organisation ECPAT UK

SAFE training

Outline This course is designed for learners to gain a good understanding of the situation of unaccompanied and separated children, and an overview of their specific needs and knowledge on how to address them.

For There are e-learning courses for both professionals and foster carers.

Organisation the British Red Cross

The Secret Gardeners: film on child trafficking from Vietnam

Outline ECPAT UK created an animated film for Anti-Slavery Day in October 2017, aimed at tackling the growing issue of Vietnamese children being trafficked to the UK for cannabis cultivation.

For Professionals supporting and working with children who have been trafficked.

Organisation ECPAT UK

Torture and the asylum and immigration system - free e-learning course

Outline The aim is to raise awareness about torture in the international human rights framework, and how this is relevant to migrants and asylum seekers in the UK. The course is split in to three online modules, and includes practical advice on how to seek accountability for torture.

For Community organisations and similar organisations without specialist legal knowledge 

Organisation REDRESS


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Your contact for Yorkshire and Humber

Dinah Beckett - Regional Asylum and Refugee Integration Manager

Phone: 0113 378 9012