Looking After Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children In The UK
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
About the CPD course
The UN Migration Agency - IOM (UK) has been commissioned by the North East Strategic Migration Partnership (NESMP) to develop and deliver a training course to increase the confidence and capacity of foster carers; supported lodging providers and supported housing professionals in the North East of England to look after unaccompanied asylum seeking children from a range of cultural and religious backgrounds. The course aims to equip participants with the necessary tools to gain an understanding of the experiences of unaccompanied migrant children; their needs and how to effectively meet them; with particular focus on inter-cultural communication; the asylum and age assessment processes; risk awareness and safeguarding.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an inter-governmental organisation committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society. As the leading global organisation for migration IOM works with migrants governments and its partners in the international community to provide humane responses to the growing migration challenges of today.