AFRUCA Training for Educators
07/05/2024 | 09:00 16:30 CEST
Presented by: AFRUCA Social Workers
Training Aims and Objectives:
This full day unique training course will enable practitioners to develop new skills and competencies around culture and safeguarding. The training session will explore a range of safeguarding issues linked to culture, beliefs and practices and the implications on safeguarding children from West African backgrounds. Participants will work on a range of case studies to strengthen their skills to intervene and work effectively in families.
By the end of the session participants would:
- Understand the key issues around culture and beliefs as it relates to West African children.
- Gain knowledge of a range of cultural practices that can affect the safeguarding of West African children i.e. Physical Chastisement, Neglect, Emotional abuse, Sexual abuse, Domestic abuse, First Born Syndrome, Domestic Servitude.
- Develop the knowledge of cultural and safeguarding needs of West African children.
- Demonstrate a better understanding of how to work with culture leading to increased skills level and confidence in supporting children.
- Identify strategies to better safeguard/ protect vulnerable children who they work with.
- Understand the importance of multi-disciplinary working between professionals
- Presentation (verbal/virtual)
- Case Studies
- Group Discussions
As this training session is for Educators, AFRUCA endeavours to meet the accessibility needs of training participants as much as possible. Some of the ways we will do this include;
1. Present training materials and slides in a user friendly manner with regards to visual aids such as pictures, font size, font style, presentation background to aid learning.
2. Express explanations in more than one way to enhance the learning experience of all participants.
3. Avoid the use of acronyms, metaphors, complex language or phrases open to misinterpretation.
Target audience: Professionals in early education
AFRUCA – Safeguarding Children was established in May 2001, as a platform for advocating and promoting the wellbeing and protection of Black and African children in the UK. Our Head Office is in London. We run a Centre for Black and Ethnic Children and Families in Manchester. We also run projects working with communities on Safeguarding Children across various ethnic groups. In February 2020, AFRUCA formally changed its name from Africans Unite Against Child Abuse to AFRUCA – Safeguarding Children. For more information about our work and the services we offer, please visit AFRUCA’s website: www.afruca.org.
Referentinnen: Deborah Bakare (senior social worker) and Lauretta King-Webb (teacher and social worker)
Datum: 07. Mai 2024
Teilnehmer*innen: maximal 25
Teilnahmebeitrag: 180 Euro
Anmeldeschluss: 06. April 2024