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Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
Learn how to notice indicators of ill emotional health and what constitutes to Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children.
What are the reasons why children become unaccompanied asylum seekers and/ or refugees? What is the impact of the asylum-seeking process on children? What are the roles of foster cares in the care and protection of unaccompanied children? Who is legally responsible? What countries are involved? What situations unaccompanied children may have experienced in their home countries? Our Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children course will help you answer the questions above and more.
The number in England is lower than when the Home Office introduced the NTS in 2016, with 4,070 children in the care of local authorities as of March 2021, compared to 4,340 five years earlier.
Through our Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children course, you will gain an understanding of who is legally responsible for asylum-seeking children. You will learn what countries are involved. You will learn the different situations unaccompanied children may have experienced in their home countries. You will learn what modes of transport asylum-seekers or refugees use. You will learn the impact on emotional health. You will learn what the Age Assessment process is. You will also learn the roles of foster carers.
What does Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children cover?
- What reasons children become unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees.
- Recognise the impact of asylum-seeking process on children.
- Understand who is legally responsible.
- Understand which countries are involved.
- Recognise what situations unaccompanied children may have experienced in their home countries.
- Understand the journey children go through to have safety.
- Understand the impact on emotional health.
- Gain knowledge of the ongoing needs of these children.
- Explore the roles of foster carers.
Who is our Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children for?
Our Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children is for any foster carer or staff member that works at a foster care organisation. Our Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children course will give you knowledge, skills and confidence in how to aid a children’s emotional health and what roles foster carers have.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Discuss the reasons to why children become unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees.
- Discuss the impact the asylum-seeking process has on children.
- Recognise who is legally responsible.
- Be able to list the countries that are involved.
- Evaluate situations unaccompanied children may be experienced in their home countries.
- Demonstrate how to aid a child that is an unaccompanied asylum seeker or refugee.
- Discuss what kinds of journeys children go through to reach safety.
- Evaluate the impact being a unaccompanied asylum seeker or refugee has on their emotional health.
- Develop knowledge, skills and, strategies to develop positive environments.
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