Working with East European Roma in Safeguarding Context 1-day training

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Training enables professionals to understand and put to use the good practice of working with Roma communities in safeguarding context

Who should attend this training?

A wide range of practitioners are dealing with an increasing number of safeguarding cases which involve East European Roma. This training is beneficial for those working in Children’s Services, Adult Social Services, family intervention and support services, Children’s Centres, Schools, Health, Police, Youth services and voluntary organisations.

Why should you attend this training?

This training can make a real difference to your engagement with Roma. Better understanding promotes confidence and better decisions. This is further augmented by having relevant case studies and practical engagement tools to hand.

Trainers deliver interactive presentations including films and forum theatre performance and facilitate seminar discussions. The session also provides the opportunity meet to other practitioners working with Roma.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Know the basic facts related to the Roma history, culture and customs relevant in a safeguarding context
  • Understand the barriers to accessing services
  • Identify taboos and culturally sensitive issues
  • Understand Roma experience of authorities
  • Understand key safeguarding concerns affecting Roma children and adults
  • Develop practical tools for engagement
  • Build networks with other professionals

The training takes place in Central London, from 10.00 am to 4pm on Thursday 25th January 2018.

Cost: Commercial sector: £170, Public and Charity sector: £130, Small charities (maximum 5 paid staff): £100, Students: £80

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