Office move

We have relocated! Our new office address is: 

Thomas Clarkson House
The Stable Yard
Broomgrove Road
SW9 9TL 

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Forced Criminality and Non-Prosecution for Victims of Trafficking

New date to be confirmed 

£75, ECPAT UK offices, London 

Delivered in partnership with leading human trafficking and modern slavery lawyer, Philippa Southwell, this course aims to provide practical support to identify, safeguard and respond to the needs of children and young people who may have been trafficked and exploited for forced criminality. 

The course is aimed at professionals who are likely to come into contact with children and young people, including: legal practitioners; social care, education and health professionals; foster carers; police, prison service and youth offending teams; UKVI; NGO professionals and volunteers.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants should have a comprehensive understanding and awareness of:

Definitions of child trafficking, exploitation and modern slavery

What is known about the situation in the UK

Common forms of forced criminality in the UK

Child trafficking indicators and identifying children who may have been trafficked for forced criminality

Current legal frameworks and legal obligations including how existing legislation can be used to protect trafficked children from being criminalised

Victim identification, the National Referral Mechanism and the role of Competent Authorities

Trafficking within the context of safeguarding of children

Exemptions to the rule of confidentiality

Best practice and multiagency collaboration

Risks and current failures (re-trafficking and re- criminalisation)

The ramifications and impact of trafficking for forced criminality on a child

Guidance on how to respond to concerns of child trafficking


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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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