March 2021

Families First News

Learning & development

Free Training from ECPAT UK

FREE training session on child victims of trafficking from Vietnam in the UK

To mark the launch of the Vietnamese language resources on trafficking ECPAT UK have made in partnership with World Vision Vietnam, ECPAT UK are hosting a free, online training event for practitioners specifically focused on Vietnamese victims of trafficking here in the UK on Tuesday 23rd March 2021 10am-12pm. This session will introduce these resources, how to access and use them, as well as outline the learning from research and practice on working with victims of trafficking from Vietnam. This training is ideal for those who work with vulnerable children and those in migration.

22nd March 10-10.45am – Resource launch event. To register please book here.

23rd March 10am-12pm- Practitioner learning event. To register please book here.

FREE training for foster carers and children’s home staff

ECPAT UK are currently running a project where we can provide free training to foster carers and children’s home staff on our ‘Safe accommodation and child victims of trafficking missing from care’ training course. If you are a foster carer or work in a children’s home and you would like to receive this training then please do get in touch. We are currently running two courses on the following dates:

8th & 9th March (9.30-1pm each day)

12th & 13th May(9.30-1pm each day)

Training for individual practitioners

Individual practitioners from across the UK and beyond can book onto one of our online courses which are published on our website.  We have courses relevant to professionals in a number of roles, so whether you want training on child trafficking, safeguarding & disruption of child trafficking or child criminal exploitation, you can book onto one of our courses for £120 per person. We add new training dates several times a year, and our modular format means you can mix and match dates to finish a course at your convenience. We also offer a discounts for multiple participants booking onto the same course, perfect for small teams to train staff instead of commissioning a training course.

Workshop for those organising staff training- Tuesday 9th March 2021

Are you responsible for organising and commissioning training of for your organisation or team? I am running a short workshop on 16th March at 2pm to briefly introduce our training programme on offer, the details of our training and to answer any questions that you may have. This event is ideal for those working in child safeguarding organisations who are involved in organising and commissioning staff training, learning and development. If you would like to attend, then you can register here for more details.





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