Freedom from Torture - Risk, Resilience and Rights

Risk, Resilience and Rights

Booking group
Date: 
27 April, 2018 - 09:30 to 7 July, 2018 - 17:00
The course comprises four separate modules between Winter 2017 and Summer 2018
Venue: 
Newcastle and Leeds

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Risk, Resilience and Rights: therapeutic approaches to working with children, families and separated young people who are survivors of torture

Are you a health or care professional who works therapeutically with separated young people, children and families who are refugees or seeking asylum in the UK?

Asylum seekers and refugees, many of whom are survivors of torture or other degrading human rights violations, may present with complex needs. This course – Risk, Resilience and Rights - helps practitioners unpick the complexity and support survivors of torture confidently.

Risk, Resilience and Rights is made up of four modules over 14 days, allowing you to pick and choose the courses that most meet your learning needs.

The 2017/2018 course will take place this year in Newcastle and Leeds – read more about each module below.

 

Working with Separated Young People

This module will explore the inter-relationship between the rights and needs of separated children and young people who have survived torture and how this relates to our practice, including assessments and models of intervention

This six day module will be run over three months between April and June 2018 – commitment to attend all 6 days is required for registration.

Dates: 27-28 April, 15-16 June, and 6-7 July.

Location: Leeds Conferencing, Leeds

To register your interest and receive updates on dates and location, please email training@freedomfromtorture.org

Fee: £550 - Book before 16th March for a special early bird price of just £350.

 

Working with Children and Families

This module will explore the inter-relationship between the rights and needs of children and families who have survived torture and how this relates to our practice, including assessments and models of intervention.

Dates: Autumn 2018 TBC.

To register your interest and receive updates on dates and location, please email training@freedomfromtorture.org

Fee: £550

 

UK Asylum System for Separated Young People

This module will explore the legal context (in terms of asylum, access to support and protection) as relevant to your work with separated children and young people

Last run: 8 November 2017 (1 day).

Location: Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle 

Facilitator: Jen Ang, Legal Adviser, Freedom from Torture’s Legal Advice and Welfare Services

Fee: £70 (discounted to £30 if you work for an NGO/charity)

To register your interest for the next time we run this training, please email training@freedomfromtorture.org.

 

Working with Interpreters in a Clinical Setting

This module focuses on effective communication skills and good practice for using interpreters in therapeutic settings

Last run: 1 December 2017 (1 day).

Location: Freedom from Torture’s North East centre, Newcastle

Facilitators: Mel Kakkar, Psychological Therapist and Jolie Oyele, Interpreter at Freedom from Torture

Fee: £70 (discounted to £30 if you work for an NGO/charity)

To register your interest for the next time we run this training, please email training@freedomfromtorture.org.

 

Tutors/facilitators

The course facilitators are expert Freedom from Torture staff who are specialists working in our children, young people and family service. They bring a wealth of experience from varied professional backgrounds, including systemic family therapy, social work, psychology and psychotherapy.

Course fee

The course fees listed include lunch, tea and snacks (the fee does not include accommodation, breakfast or evening meals)

We offer discounts for booking multiple modules

To register

Risk, Resilience and Rights is broad-ranging, comprehensive and diverse. It brings together, in one coherent programme, key approaches and good practice for working with vulnerable children, young people and families.

To learn more about our Risk, Resilience and Rights training programme, or to request an application form, please email training@freedomfromtorture.org.

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