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ECPAT UK offers a comprehensive training programme, in line with statutory guidance and National Occupation Standards, with over twenty years' experience training to improve responses to child trafficking, modern slavery and child sexual exploitation. To register for a course, please download a booking form and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“This is the best training I have been on for a long time. Before I came, I had no awareness about child trafficking. Now my eyes have been opened, and I am going to think more about the children I work with.”
Over the past 18 months we've seen huge changes to the legislation surrounding child trafficking, including new statutory guidance on the care of trafficked and unaccompanied children. The Modern Slavery Act, which came into force on 31st July 2015, created several new provisions to better protect trafficked and at-risk children in England and Wales. ECPAT UK has played a key role in campaigning for child protection to be put at the heart of the UK's anti-trafficking legislation, and our expert training is designed to make sure frontline staff understand these changes and how they affect their work.
Since it was established in 1994, ECPAT UK has facilitated learning and development events for a wide range of organisations, including: travel industry partners, including ABTA - The Travel Association; community groups; multi-agency training with partners overseas; non-governmental organisations and local authorities in the UK.
ECPAT UK’s comprehensive training programme has been highly successful, having trained and raised awareness among more than 3,000 multi-agency practitioners. We have reached practitioners across the UK and our programme is held in high regard across the statutory, voluntary and private sectors. A number of Local Safeguarding Children Boards commission our training on a rolling basis, which endorses the standard and quality of our services.
In June 2015 ECPAT UK were commissioned by the Home Office to deliver pilot training to local authorities about new National Referral Mechanism procedures for child victims of trafficking, which comes into force in 2016.
Please read ECPAT UK's training cancellation policy before making a booking.
The ECPAT UK multi-agency training programme is designed to enable practitioners to reach a required standard of practice in safeguarding children who may have been trafficked. It reflects a range of learning styles to enable participants to embed good practice into their usual responses when supporting children who may have been trafficked.
'Greatly improved my basic knowledge in child trafficking' - Ethelbert Fostering services, Kent, Supervising Social worker (2013)
'This really filled in lots of gaps – made much clearer about the issue and how to recognise it' - Solihull Training & Workforce Development, Social Worker (2013)
'I intend to apply what I have learned and will incorporate the risk assessment matrix into my assessments' - Lambeth CYPS, Private Fostering Team Social Worker (2013)
'Attended introductory training and increased knowledge, helpful knowledge about NRM, assessment, referral and process of decision making' - Solihull MBC, Solihull Aspire Through Care Team (2013)
‘ECPAT UK has been providing the training as part of the pilot, (London Safeguarding Children Board Child Trafficking Toolkit), and have an exemplary training programme’ - Service Manager and Commissioner for Harrow LSCB, 2010
'Most was new knowledge that had not been taught; greater expansion on legal powers and how other agencies work – glad I chose training at ECPAT UK – interested in trafficking and gained knowledge about how police nationality are combating it' - Cambridgeshire Constabulary (2013)
'Reinforces previous learning. Case study very good, lots of debates and explanations' - Police Service Northern Ireland (2013)
'Recommended by colleagues – learnt a different perspectives on this issue – inform training material for team and intend to cascade widely' - Home Office (2013)
'Very informative, the expertise of the presenter was excellent and really built on previous knowledge – been on ECPAT UK training before and found it excellent' – Department of Health (2013)
'Very interesting to learn from UK partners’ - Fedpol/Immigration Police - Switzerland (2013)
'Attended previous training with ECPAT UK – will take this back to work to raise the organisation’s awareness of this issue, impressed with trafficking training' - Tower Hamlets, EDT Team Manager (2013)ShareThis
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ECPAT UK is the leading expert voice on child trafficking in the UK and we offer a comprehensive training programme focused on safeguarding young people from trafficking, modern slavery, and transnational abuse. To find out more visit our training page.
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