Child Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

Date & Time:

Thursday 16 May 2019 (9:30 am registration for a 10:00 am start - 16:30 pm)

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Venue:

Fairmount House, Bull Hill Leatherhead Surrey KT22 7AH

Detail:

Pre-requisite: Participants must have completed

  • SSCB Safeguarding Foundation Modules 1 and 2

Open to all practitioners including those with limited knowledge of child trafficking.

Target Group: The course is aimed at practitioners and managers in voluntary, independent and statutory agencies who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns relating to child trafficking/modern day slavery. Child trafficking is child abuse. Children are recruited, moved or transported and then exploited, forced to work or sold. Children are trafficked for child sexual exploitation, benefit fraud, forced marriage, illegal adoptions. We will also consider unaccompanied asylum seekers who are trafficked.

domestic servitude such as cleaning, childcare, cooking, forced labour in factories or agriculture, criminal activity such as pick pocketing, begging, transporting drugs, working on cannabis farms, selling pirated DVDs, bag theft. Many children are trafficked into the UK from abroad, but children can also be trafficked from one part of the UK to another.

Course Aim: To enable practitioners to increase confidence of practitioners in this area of children’s safeguarding work, and raise and reinforce awareness and the multiagency response

Learning Outcomes: By the end of the course participants will

  • Improve awareness, identification and safeguarding of child victims.
  • Improve understanding of national and international legislation.
  • Understand types of child trafficking and indicators of child trafficking.
  • Improve knowledge of how to refer and protect victims.
  • In the afternoon the group will look at case studies based on Surrey cases to help practitioners recognise trafficking (signs, symptoms and behaviour), understand what their role might be, how to respond and understand the referral processes, what agencies might offer in terms of support.

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Further Information:

Trainer:

Les Holmes

Venue Details:

Fairmount House, Bull Hill Leatherhead Surrey KT22 7AH

(0345 600 9009)

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Fairmount House Venue Map and details

By Train:

Connections from Guildford, London Bridge & Waterloo Stations to Leatherhead station (see map). Trains also run from Epsom to Leatherhead.
By Bus 465 runs from Dorking through Leatherhead to Kingston
415 runs from Epsom to Leatherhead


By Car:


From M25 Heathrow:

Exit at junction 9, keep in the right hand lane approaching the roundabout at the end of the slip road. Take the 3rd exit A243 towards Leatherhead. This will take you under the motorway on a dual carriageway. At the next roundabout, again keep over in the right hand lane upon approach and take the 3rd exit A245. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit Kingston Road. Drive past A01 and on to the one-way system, Fairmount House is at the top of the hill on the right.


From M25 Gatwick:

Exit at junction 9, at the roundabout at the end of the slip road take the 2nd exit A245. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit Kingston Road. Drive past A01 and on to the one-way system, Fairmount House is at the top of the hill on the right.


Parking:


At Randall’s Road Car Park (KT22 0AH - for sat-nav purposes. This is a short walk away from Bull Hill.
Refreshments:
There is no cafe onsite however local shops are a five minute walk away.