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Identification, support and care of victims of modern day slavery

The Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery, together with Snowdrop, has been working with the wider sector and Skills for Care, to develop a national training standards framework (forthcoming). 

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, and 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

  • Workshop:  Thursday 13th February 2020, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • One-hour webinar: Thursday 19th February 2020
  • Workshop:  Thursday 5th March 2020, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • One-hour webinar: Thursday 12th March 2020
  • Workshop: Wednesday 25th March 2020, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Workshop: Thursday 26th March 2020, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • One-hour webinar: Thursday 2nd April 2020
  • Workshop: Thursday 7th May 2020, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • One-hour webinar: Thursday 14th May 2020

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 £850. 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.

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The course is assessed via...

  • Final portfolio (equivalent to 5,000 words)
    Submission date: Friday 29th May 2020

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 can either be paid in full or by three instalments.

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