Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Day Slavery

Date: Monday 3 June 2019
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Goodman House, Station Approach, Harlow, Essex

Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery 

Introductory course for all practitioners who  come into contact with children. 

Designed to develop a clear understanding of how to recognise child trafficking, exploitation and modern slavery, as well as provide up-to-date skills to respond to these abuses and better support trafficked children. 

This training is open to first responders (Local Authorities, Health and Social Care Trusts, police, UK Border Force, UK Visas and immigration, NGOs, GLAA) in the East of England.

By the end of the session participants will be able to: 

  • Define the concept of child trafficking, exploitation and modern slavery and describe what is known about the situation in the UK
  • Explain trafficking within the context of safeguarding
  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of the core practice issues in identifying and protecting children who may have been trafficked, including safe and appropriate placements, and balancing risks and rights
  • Better identify and assess potentially trafficked children 
  • Know the obstacles to identification
  • Describe the National Referral Mechanism and the role of the Competent Authorities
  • Differentiate the needs and risks of trafficked children, with reference to care planning and risk assessments in a multiagency framework
  • Demonstrate how existing legislation can be used to protect trafficked children including an understanding of provisions within the Modern Slavery Act
  • Define how to respond to suspicions of trafficking
  • Describe how Children’s Services respond to a suspected case of child trafficking
  • Recognise the impact of trafficking on victims

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