Immigration and care planning for looked after migrant children and care leavers - 9:30-4:30
Southwark Employees Price: £0 Associates Price: £0
Who is it for?
This course is for staff in the Care service only.
What does it cover?
This course will cover...
- An overview of ‘no recourse to public funds’
- Immigration outcomes and options for UASCs and other migrant children
- Exclusions to social services support - Schedule 3 Nationality Immigration & Asylum Act 2002
- Human rights assessments
- Case studies
- Preparing for upcoming legislative changes set out in the Immigration Act 2016 and Children and Social Work Act 2017
What are the course outcomes?
Participants will be able to..
- Understand what ‘no recourse to public funds’ means and how immigration status affects support options
- Be able to identify what action may need to be taken to support looked after children or care leavers to resolve their immigration status
- Be aware of the relevance of immigration status in achieving sustainable outcomes for the child/ young person and how to embed this within the care/ pathway planning process
- Understand the legislation that applies to the provision of leaving care support at 18+ when immigration exclusions apply, and how to conduct a human rights assessment
- Be aware of good practice points, the NRPF policy context and upcoming legislative changes