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Caring for Separated and Trafficked Children

Outline This course will help participants recognise the signs and risks of exploitation, including trafficking, understand vulnerability, building trust and what help and support is available for separated children. This session is for social workers and supervising social workers supporting UASC.

When 18 September 2019

Where Sheffield 

Organisation Refugee Council

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Psychological First Aid workshop for professionals and carers working with UASC

Outline This interactive session aims to develop an understanding of psychological and emotional behaviours of UASC resulting from significant single or complex traumas, develop an understanding of support and be introduced to the basic skills of managing emotional distress.

For This session is aimed at supervising social workers, foster carers and supported lodgings providers

When 26 September 2019

Where Rotherham

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Psychological First Aid workshop for carers working with UASC

Outline This interactive session aims to develop an understanding of psychological and emotional behaviours of UASC resulting from significant single or complex traumas, develop an understanding of support and be introduced to the basic skills of managing emotional distress.

For This session is aimed at foster carers and supported lodgings providers

When 27 September 2019

Where Leeds

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Age Assessment Training

Outline Training delivered by JustRight Scotland focuses on the legal framework and best practice for age assessments.

For This session is for social workers

When 8 October 2019

Where North East Lincs

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Psychological First Aid workshop for professionals and carers working with UASC

Outline This interactive session aims to develop an understanding of psychological and emotional behaviours of UASC resulting from significant single or complex traumas, develop an understanding of support and be introduced to the basic skills of managing emotional distress.

For This session is aimed at supervising social workers, foster carers and supported lodgings providers

When 8 October 2019

Where Leeds

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Age Assessment Training

Outline Training delivered by JustRight Scotland focuses on the legal framework and best practice for age assessments.

For This session is for social workers

When 9 October 2019

Where South Yorks TBC

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Psychological First Aid workshop for professionals and carers working with UASC

Outline This interactive session aims to develop an understanding of psychological and emotional behaviours of UASC resulting from significant single or complex traumas, develop an understanding of support and be introduced to the basic skills of managing emotional distress.

For This session is aimed at supervising social workers, foster carers and supported lodgings providers

When 10 October 2019

Where Humber TBC

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


Caring for Separated and Trafficked Children

Outline This course will help participants recognise the signs and risks of exploitation, including trafficking, understand vulnerability, building trust and what help and support is available for separated children. This session is for social workers and supervising social workers supporting UASC.

When 28 November 2019

Where Leeds

Organisation Refugee Council

Booking To book a place or for more information, please contact sarah.botterill@migrationyorkshire.org.uk


 

Ongoing courses


Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children

Outline This course specifically focuses on the importance of considering the needs of unaccompanied and separated children and young people on the move, their circumstances and wishes. It is a free, six-week online course available to anyone and is offered in four languages: English, French, Spanish and Arabic.

For Suitable for all professionals working front line with unaccompanied and separated children.

Organisation Future Learn


SAFE training

Outline Within the framework of a European Union funded project SAFE [Supporting un-Accompanied children with Family-based care and Enhanced protection], the British Red Cross has developed two e-learning courses.

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

Organisation the British Red Cross


Surviving to thriving - supporting young refugees

Outline Free training about working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

For Local authorities

When One day training sessions you can book for in-house.

Organisation British Red Cross [in partnership with the Refugee Council and UpRising]


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


Welcoming and supporting young refugees

Outline Migration Yorkshire are offering introductory information sessions for professionals and foster carers who are already or wanting to care for unaccompanied asylum seeking children across Yorkshire and Humber

For foster carers and supervising social workers

Booking For further information about when sessions are taking place in your area, please contact wyr@migrationyorkshire.org.uk 


 

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Dinah Beckett - Regional Asylum and Refugee Integration Manager


Phone: 0113 378 9012