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Upcoming courses and events

Albanian culture and heritage: Migrant and refugee children’s legal unit seminar series

When 22 January 2021, 12:00 – 13:00

Outline The fourth session in a series of four Breaking the Chains legal seminars centred around representing child and young asylum seekers.

Organisation MiCLU and Shpresa Programme

Booking To book, please visit the Eventbrite booking page.

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

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

When 21 January 2021, 10.30 - 12.30

Outline 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.

For Social workers, personal advisers, managers, local authority legal officers, other professionals who advise on, undertake, or oversee human rights assessments. It is recommended that delegates have prior knowledge of immigration terminology.

Organisation NRPF Network

Booking For more information on this and other courses, and to book, please visit the NRPF Network website training page.


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