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Age Assessment Training

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course has been developed for participants ensuring the wellbeing of unaccompanied refugee children and young people. The course aims to give delegates the confidence and information they need to challenge assessments, and the tools to ensure that the correct processes are in place in your organisation.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Scenarios, case studies, group discussions and small group activities.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
ADCS Age Assessment Guidance

Home Office Guidance June 2015

Health and Social Care Professions Council

Section 47 of the Children’s Act 1989

Children and Families Act 2014

The Children’s Plan 2007

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups 2006

And the following QCF unit:
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

Course content

Legislation, policy and frameworks
Cultural background on the age assessment process
Conduct a fair and robust assessment
Consider other factors or needs aside from being a young person alone

Learning outcomes

Explain the legislation, policy and frameworks that support the assessment process
State the importance of understanding the cultural background on an child or young person
Describe how to conduct a fair and robust assessment
Explain other factors that need to be considered other than the young person being alone


7 hours

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