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Identification, support and care of victims of modern day slavery

This module is aligned with Tier 3 of the Training Standards Framework for the Identification, Care and Support of the Victims and Survivors of Modern Slavery.

This module is aimed to meet the training and development needs of those who either:

  • Work in an organisation providing day-to-day practical support for victims/survivors of MSHT, for example as a support worker or outreach worker.
  • Work in a health and social care provider, law enforcement and criminal justice agency, civil society organisation, education, national or local government, or act as an independent advocate, where most of the individuals they support are victims/survivors of modern slavery, and the support they provide is beyond day-to-day practical support.
  • Are supervisors of those who are providing day-to-day support to victims/survivors of MSHT.

Dates and times

This course consists of a combination of face-to-face and online sessions on Tuesdays from 4pm - 7pm on the following dates:

  • 8th February to 17th May 2022

Face to face reflective sessions on campus is scheduled on 1st and 29th March, 3rd and 17th May 2022. All other sessions will be delivered remotely online, unless instructed otherwise.

This course is blended learning. In addition to the workshops students will need self-study and prepare independently. This will require a time commitment of approximately 130 hours throughout the course.

Price

The full cost is £900. The deposit cost is £50.

Please ensure you can commit to the scheduled dates as unfortunately we are unable to give refunds.

Course content

This module provides the knowledge, understanding and practical skills for individuals to identify, support and care for victims of modern slavery that they may meet in their work. 

The module has a distinctive focus on practical knowledge and skills delivered across four major themes, and will be supported by online materials, skills lab practical sessions, and post–session webinars to support reflective and reflexive practice.

The course is assessed via...

  • Final portfolio (equivalent to 5,000 words)
    Submission date: TBC

Requirements

Module specific requirements

This is a practice-based course for professionals working in the sector.  Therefore it is expected that your role will bring you into contact with victims/survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking.  You will need to have been in your role for 6 months and provide a reference from your line managers to support your application.

A minimum 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in arts, humanities or social sciences.  Undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may be considered

Applicants with two years of relevant non-certified learning and professional experience in a relevant field of work, such as health, social services, police and third sector organisations will also be considered.

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent)

Additional requirements

Please complete the application form here to apply for this course and forward references and evidence to supporting your application to shortcourses@stmarys.ac.uk

Upon acceptance you will be required to pay a £50 deposit to secure your place. The balance is due 21 days before the start of the course.

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The Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation Bursary

The Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation has provided a small number of bursaries for those working in frontline organisations supporting victims/survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking. These bursaries will cover the tuition fees for successful applicants.

Bursary application

Award

Successful students will receive a certificate of attendance and a transcript detailing 20 credits at Masters level.  Please note that the transcript will follow once internal and external quality assurance processes have been completed.

Find out more

For more information about this course please contact the Short Courses team:
Tel: 020 8240 4321
Email: shortcourses@stmarys.ac.uk