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Human Trafficking Short Course

Human Trafficking Short Course

The workshop aims to develop and update participants’ knowledge and skills whilst ensuring that continuing professional and personal development needs are met. This workshop will help you to define child trafficking and discuss general issues relating to trafficking.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

One day workshop

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

Wednesday 17 February 2016 (9.30am – 4.30pm)

Entry Requirements:
Any practitioner with an interest in and who would benefit from gaining knowledge about human trafficking. For example teachers, police, social care, children’s centres, health visitors, school nurses, community teams, voluntary services, A&E departments and paediatric wards.

Course Content

Course Outline:
The session will:
  • Explore issues of safeguarding in relation to trafficking
  • Recognise the impact of trafficking on victims
  • Identify signs that a person may have been trafficked and look at referral mechanisms

Who should attend?

Any practitioner with an interest in and who would benefit from gaining knowledge about human trafficking. For example teachers, police, social care, children’s centres, health visitors, school nurses, community teams, voluntary services, A&E departments and paediatric wards.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Dawn is course leader at UCLan for specialist community public health nursing and MSc Safeguarding in an International Context. She is module leader for numerous modules including Public Health in Health Visiting and 'safeguarding' modules for children and vulnerable adults. Dawn has an MA in Safeguarding Children and her particular interest is safeguarding, particularly in the area of human trafficking.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Understand the issues surrounding human trafficking and its effects
  • Recognise indicators of trafficking
  • Analyse how existing legislation can be used to protect people who have been trafficked
  • Identify referral agencies and procedures

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Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

Part time fee of £760 per 20 credit module

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk.

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops.

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893808.

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk