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Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Basic Awareness

Event Code OT 19/2255
Event Description This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC and local authority staff and partners agencies to increase awareness about Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

Modern Slavery is a priority for the West Sussex Safer Communities Partnership as one of the areas of high risk due to the severe and long term impact that it has upon the vulnerable, which includes the exploitation of men, women and children, and the need for a multi-agency response to tackle it effectively.

Modern Slavery is also a type of abuse within the Care Act 2014 that provides the statutory footing for adult safeguarding responses.

Under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, local authorities have a duty to notify the Home Office of any individual encountered in England and Wales who they believe is a suspected victim of slavery or human trafficking.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Thursday
12 December 2019
09:30 - 12:30Chichester - Edes HouseThe Richmond Room£0£0£0
Subject areas Children and Young People / Legislation / Safeguarding
Target audience
Adult Services / Care Homes / Children Services / Foster Carers / PVI Sector - Adults / PVI Sector - Children / Social Workers
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
Trainers
Steve Morton / Guy Pace
tutors
Training objectives The aim of this workshop is to raise your understanding of Modern Slavery and Human trafficking, providing local context regarding risks and threats in West Sussex and highlight sources of support for potential victims of trafficking (PVOT’s) via referral to the National Referral Mechanism.