This online course is aimed at social workers/foster carers/support workers/education professionals and NQSW’s who are new to working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
The increase in UASC numbers across the whole of the UK, and the implementation of the National Transfer Scheme, has meant that more and more Local Authorities are caring for UASC as part of their day to day work.
Although UASC are Looked After Children first and foremost, there are additional needs that staff need to be aware of, in order to discharge their responsibilities effectively.
The course is delivered in modules which are hosted on a secure online learning platform with a 1:1 coaching call at the end of the course,
Once registered to attend, the learner and the tutor will agree a timescale to complete the course (normally over a period of one to two weeks) and book in a mutually convenient time for the 1:1 coaching call for that date.
By the end of the course learners will:
Some recent feedback examples from our training can be found below.
I found the training very useful, clear training. Really enjoyed it.
Very knowledgeable, was able to respond to questions people raised
Felt really clear and practical learning on what is a complex process - thank you Jo
Very informative. Superb.