Migrant families with dependent children: destitution, safeguarding and services under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Aim

This training will provide information to participants on the implications for migrant families with dependent children of the new Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 from April 2014, focusing in particular on the safeguarding considerations around destitution and local authority assessments of need for care and support.

Course content

  • Destitution and the ‘no recourse to public funds (NRPF)’ policy
  • Accommodation and financial support for asylum seekers and refused asylum seekers
  • Migration considerations relevant to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Children and families
  • Assessments of need for care and support for children and families under Section 21 Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Children and families
  • Implications of immigration exclusions to local authority support under Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 for children and families (including considerations relevant to mobile EU citizens)

Who should attend

Local authority social services (children) social workers, managers and legal services; advocates for children and families (voluntary, statutory and private sectors).

Dates

12th April 2016 - 10:30am- 4:00pm - Wrexham 

6th May 2016 - 10:30am- 4:00pm - Cardiff

Costs and booking

This training is provided free of charge as part of the Migration Services in Wales project, led by the Welsh Refugee Council in partnership with the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at Oxford University. Places are limited, however, the course will be repeated if there is sufficient demand.

Please email the registration form to Sian Sanders, Migration Policy Officer at the Welsh Refugee Council, sian@wrc.wales to register your interest in attending this training session, we will contact you shortly to confirm your registration.

 

Migrants (single adults): destitution, safeguarding and services under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Aim

This training will provide information to participants on the implications for migrant single adults of the new Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act 2014 from April 2014, focusing in particular on the safeguarding considerations around destitution and local authority assessments of need for care and support.

Course Content

  • Destitution and the 'no recourse to public funds (NRPF)' policy
  • Accommodation and financial support for asylum seekers and refused asylum seekers
  • Migration considerations relevant to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 - Single adults
  • Assessments of need for care and support for single adults under Section 19 Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014- Children and families
  • Implications of immigration exclusions to local authority support under Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 for single adults (including considerations relevant to mobile EU citizens)
  • Support services in Wales for destitute single adults with no entitlement to statutory support

Who should attend?

Local authority social services (adults) social workers, managers and legal services; advocates for migrant single adults (voluntary, statutory and private sectors).

Dates

11th April 2016 - 10:30am-4:00pm - Wrexham

5th May 2016- 10:30am-4:00pm - Swansea

Costs and booking

This training is provided free of charge as part of the Migration Services in Wales project, led by the Welsh Refugee Council in partnership with the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at Oxford University. Places are limited, however, the course will be repeated if there is sufficient demand.

Please email the registration form to Sian Sanders, Migration Policy Officer at the Welsh Refugee Council, sian@wrc.wales to register your interest in attending this training session, we will contact you shortly to confirm your registration.

 

 

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