Child Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery


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, 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. This training is also valuable for those working in the voluntary, sports and leisure organisations.

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 understand and be aware of

  • 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.

To use this booking system, you will first need to create a user account and once you have done this, you will be able to manage your own bookings, access course evaluations, certificates and access your training history.

Please note: individuals must create their own account. There is no facility for one person to create an account in their name and book places for numerous numbers of staff. If you are booking on behalf of another member of staff you need to register in their name rather than your own.

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