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Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery

New courses announced! 22 May 2017 | 25 May 2017

Full day (10:00 - 16:00) / £125
ECPAT UK offices, London 

In 2015, child trafficking in the UK reached a record high. This course provides practitioners with the up-to-date skills to respond to these abuses and better protect trafficked children.

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This course is aimed at those in regular contact with children and young people including: social care, education and health professionals; foster carers and residential staff; police and Youth Offending Teams; housing; UK Border Force; NGO’s, Prison service, Trading Standards and Environmental Health; and volunteers.

Learning outcomes

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 multi-agency 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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ECPAT UK is the leading expert voice on child trafficking in the UK and we offer a comprehensive training programme focused on safeguarding young people from trafficking, modern slavery, and transnational abuse. To find out more visit our training page

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