Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking

Course Outline

This course will provide an overview of the new legislation and National guidance on Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Human Trafficking. The training includes how to identify human trafficking, sexual exploitation, domestic servitude and reporting mechanism.

The training has been developed to support Local Authorities who have a statutory duty to identify and refer cases of Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery as part of the National Referral Mechanism.

In 2017, 5,145 potential victims were identified and reported which was an increase of 35 % from 2016 ( It is evident there is a need to recognise and understand how vulnerable children and adults are exploited for sex, labour, criminal activity and financial benefit to perpetrators.

Who is the Course aimed at?

Local authority social care staff

How long is the Course?

Full Day or can be run as a half day session or 2 half days on the same day

What will you learn?

At the end of the course participants will:

  • To know the definition of Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery
  • To gain awareness of the types of trafficking and Independent Child Trafficking Advocates.
  • To identify and understand the vulnerabilities of children and adults as part of Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation and Modern- Day Slaver
  •  To understand the statutory duty to refer potential victims to the National Referral Mechanism

“Excellent content, well presented, informative, relevant and useful” – Manchester Safe Guarding Officer

“Imperative information shared with practitioners, displaying vast knowledge and experience.” – Principal Lecturer, Social Work, UCLan

“Karen is experienced and knowledgeable and delivers a professional presentation.” – Streetlife

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