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Age Assessment 

Organisation Immigration Social Work Service Ltd [formerly JMS Training Solutions]

For This course is aimed at social workers, team managers, and local authority legal teams who are conducting age assessments. The training is only for those based in Yorkshire and Humber.

Description The course is designed to give a clear understanding of what is an age assessment and why are they needed, the impact on children and young people, and case law, legislation and policy. It will take place over two consecutive half days.

Date The training will take place over two consecutive half days:

  • Wednesday 20 October 2021: 9:30 - 13:30
  • Thursday 21 October 2021: 9:30 - 13:30

Booking Full details of the training and booking information can be found on Eventbrite.

When and how to undertake a human rights assessment [care leavers]

Organisation NRPF Network

For This training is only suitable for local authority officers in Yorkshire and Humber, who conduct human rights assessments and managers who oversee assessments or want a better understanding of what the process involves. 

Description This 2 hour webinar will develop your knowledge and skills to carry out a human rights assessment to determine whether leaving care support may continue to be provided to a young person who is age 18+ and is Appeal Rights Exhausted [ARE], or is otherwise in an excluded group.

Dates There are two courses available to book via Eventbrite:

Triple planning training

Organisation Entraide

For This course is for all those who are involved in working with or supporting UASC and care leavers in Yorkshire and Humber.

Description The course covers relevant legislation and best practice, as well as proposed changes to leaving care support for UASC contained in the Immigration Act 2016. Participants gain an understanding of how to plan for the three possible outcomes for those with uncertain immigration status beyond the age of 18, including considerations when undertaking lawful assessments of educational need, and best practice when preparing young people for return to country of origin.

Dates There are two courses available to book via Eventbrite:


Ongoing courses

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