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This course will introduce participants to the subject of modern day slavery, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the different forms it can take. It will enable staff to develop skills to better identify and work with both adults or children who may have been exploited. It will provide an understanding of the processes for escalating concerns, recording and reporting procedures.

Delegates will learn 

  • What modern slavery is and how it fits within the context of safeguarding
  • An overview of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and how other relevant legislation can be used to protect vulnerable adults and children
  • Key safeguarding issues and how they relate to the Human Rights Act 1998
  • A knowledge of the key indicators of modern slavery
  • An understanding of the issues faced by different vulnerable groups
  • The role of housing staff in responding to suspected cases.
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    The course will cover 

    • What is modern slavery? The background and context
    • Forms of modern slavery, including trafficking, forced labour, servitude and slavery
    • An overview of the legislation
    • Modern slavery within the context of housing
    • The root causes and the emotional, social and economic impact in the UK
    • The staff role in identification and response
    • Recording and reporting.

    Who should attend? 

    Everyone working with service users who could be deemed as vulnerable, including all adults and young people. You should have an understanding of basic vulnerable adult safeguarding procedures; however, the course also includes an overview to refresh knowledge of basic concepts of abuse and safeguarding.

  • Our trainer

    Tahira Hussain (MBPsS), has extensive experience working in the statutory and voluntary sector. She had a 22-year career in social work, mental health, community development and housing. Having worked in the social housing sector as part of an equality and diversity unit, Tahira has a successful track record in consultancy, training and project management. She is a graduate member of British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). She has worked as a mental health professional practitioner for a number of NHS Trusts nationally and is a private therapist providing assessment and treatment services to individuals, legal firms, schools and corporations. She is a qualified trainer on safeguarding, professional boundaries, equalities, stress management and personal development. As a freelance consultant her clients include local authorities, the education, health and housing sector nationwide.

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If you have five or more staff interested our in-house training offers great value for money.

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