Working with Separated and Migrant Children: An Introduction
Duration 1 day
This course aims to develop participants' knowledge and understanding of the needs and experiences of separated and migrant children. It covers the common experiences of separated and migrant children-both pre-migration and during the journey-and the reasons for entering the UK. Learners will develop skills that allow them to deliver services and support in a child-centred, empathetic and informed way.
By the end of this course, delegates will have covered: Common reasons for separated and migrant children entering the UK The needs of separated and migrant children Tools and ideas to meet their needs Practical skills to uphold and support their rights and entitlements Risks and warning signs: responding appropriately
Methods of Delivery
The trainer will use a mixture of presentations, PowerPoint, group discussion, case study, group work and handouts.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Common experiences of separated and migrant children
- Risks to separated and migrant children
- Understanding and meeting the needs of separated and migrant children
- Relevant UK legislation, rights and entitlements
- Practical skills: putting theory into practice
Professionals and frontline staff who may come into contact with separated and migrant children as part of their work. Some examples could include health staff, police, teachers, housing providers, charities and carers.
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
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