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ILPA: New Refugee Children's Project training courses

Organization: 
Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)
Date of Publication: 
22 August 2011
Summary: 

Full details of ILPA's forthcoming Refugee Children's Project free training courses

ILPA: New Refugee Children's Project training courses

The ILPA Refugee Children's Project, funded by the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, is pleased to announce its free training programme for September-November 2011. Details of the training courses follow. Further courses will be added to the programme shortly and advertised in the ILPA monthly mailing, the ILPA website (www.ilpa.org.uk) and to members of ILPA sub-committees when details are available

Full details of all current Refugee Children's Project free training courses visit http://ilpa.org.uk/events-rcp.php. If you wish to book a place on any of the courses please complete the on-line application form at http://ilpa.org.uk/pages/application-form.html.

Please note that places on the courses provided by the Refugee Children's Project are allocated according to suitability, experience of working with refugee children and likelihood of working with refugee children in the future.

Some course dates, times and tutors are provisional and may be subject to change. You will be informed of any changes affecting your booking.

September 2011

DTC 20 Working With Refugee Children: Immigration Law for Criminal Practitioners

Tuesday 13 Sep 2011
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Robert Ward, 15 New Bridge Street Chambers and Steve Bravery, Bravery Law
Location: London

Aimed at criminal lawyers who may encounter cases involving refugee children (3 CPD points). The objectives of the course are to give lawyers an understanding of the basic framework of immigration law and the interplay between immigration law and criminal law; of the procedures and main documents involved in asylum case, of the impact of offences on immigration status and defences to employ so that participants can identify the relevant immigration points and protection issues. This course is not suitable for immigration practitioners. Immigration lawyers wishing to know more about criminal law should book onto the Working with Refugee Children: criminal law for immigration lawyers course.

DTC 21 Working With Refugee Children: Criminal Law for Immigration Lawyers

Tuesday 13 Sep 2011
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Robert Ward, 15 New Bridge Street Chambers and Steve Bravery, Bravery Law
Location: London

Aimed at immigration lawyers who represent refugee children and may encounter cases involving criminal law issues (3 CPD points). The objectives of the course are to give lawyers an understanding of the basic framework of criminal law and the interplay between it and immigration law and of the impact of offences on immigration status and defences to employ so that participants can identify the relevant criminal and immigration points and protection issues. This course is not suitable for criminal law practitioners. Criminal lawyers wishing to know more about immigration law should book onto the Working with Refugee Children: immigration law for criminal law practitioners course.

DTC 22 Good Practice in Working With Refugee Children

Monday 26 Sep 2011, 4.00-7.15pm
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Kalvir Kaur, ECPAT, Martina Flanagan, Camden Community Law Centre, Stefan Vnuk, Lawrence Lupin Solicitors and Parosha Chandran, 1 Pump Court
Location: London

Entry Level Course (3 CPD points). This course is designed to create in a practitioner, an attitude toward children's cases and a way of approaching them that allows them to develop their skills within a secure framework and give them a firm foundation on which to build their practice. The course provides an insight into the legal and policy framework relating to the rights and entitlements of refugee children and those involved in status determination and care proceedings. Information is provided about guidelines, standards and good practice for working with children; how to identify child specific persecution and protection needs; and means of collecting and evaluating their evidence.

DTC 17 Working With Refugee Children: Immigration Law for Family Lawyers

Wednesday 28 Sep 2011, 4.00-7.15pm
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Nadine Finch, Garden Court Chambers and Sally Thompson, Luqmani Thompson & Partners
Location: London

Aimed at family lawyers who may encounter cases involving refugee children (3 CPD points). The objectives of the course are to give lawyers an understanding of the basic framework of immigration law and the interplay between immigration law and family law and of the procedures and the main documents involved in asylum case so that participants can identify the relevant immigration points and protection issues. This course is not suitable for immigration practitioners.

October 2011

DTC 14 Working With Refugee Children: Appeals

Tuesday 04 Oct 2011, 4.00-7.15pm
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Colin Yeo, Renaissance Chambers and Nadine Finch, Garden Court Chambers
Location: London

A new course for the second year of the project aimed at immigration lawyers who represent children (either separated or part of a family unit affected by an immigration decision) in appeals at the First Tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. This course will assist lawyers in preparing children for appeals to ensure that their best interests are safeguarded including guidance on evidence, child witnesses and the special measures that are available to protect children in the court environment.

DTC 15 Working With Refugee Children: Appeals

Tuesday 25 Oct 2011, time TBC
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Colin Yeo, Renaissance Chambers and Nadine Finch, Garden Court Chambers
Location: Leeds

A new course for the second year of the project aimed at immigration lawyers who represent children (either separated or part of a family unit affected by an immigration decision) in appeals at the First Tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. This course will assist lawyers in preparing children for appeals to ensure that their best interests are safeguarded including guidance on evidence, child witnesses and the special measures that are available to protect children in the court environment.

DTC 16 Working With Refugee Children: Appeals

Wednesday 26 Oct 2011, time TBC
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Colin Yeo, Renaissance Chambers and Nadine Finch, Garden Court Chambers
Location: Manchester

A new course for the second year of the project aimed at immigration lawyers who represent children (either separated or part of a family unit affected by an immigration decision) in appeals at the First Tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. This course will assist lawyers in preparing children for appeals to ensure that their best interests are safeguarded including guidance on evidence, child witnesses and the special measures that are available to protect children in the court environment.

November 2011

DTC 18 Working With Refugee Children: Immigration Law for Community Care Lawyers

Wednesday 02 Nov 2011, 4.00-7.15pm
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Nick Armstrong, Matrix Chambers and Adam Hundt, Pierce Glynn Solicitors
Location: London

Aimed at community care lawyers who may encounter cases involving refugee children (3 CPD points). The objectives of the course are to give lawyers an understanding of the basic framework of immigration law, the interplay between immigration law and community care law and the procedures and main documents involved in asylum case so that participants can identify the relevant immigration points and protection issues. This course is not suitable for immigration lawyers. Immigration lawyers wishing to learn more about community care law should book onto the Working with Refugee Children: community care law for immigration lawyers course.

DTC 19 Working With Refugee Children: Community Care Law for Immigration Lawyers

Thursday 03 Nov 2011, 4.00-7.15pm
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Nick Armstrong, Matrix Chambers and Adam Hundt, Pierce Glynn Solicitors
Location: London

Aimed at immigration lawyers working with refugee children who may encounter cases involving community care law (3 CPD points). The objectives of the course are to give lawyers an understanding of the basic framework of community care law and the interplay between immigration law and community care law so that participants can identify the relevant social welfare points. This course is not suitable for community care lawyers. Community care lawyers wishing to learn more about immigration law should book onto the Working with Refugee Children: immigration law for community care lawyers course

DTC 23 Good Practice in Working With Refugee Children

Tuesday 15 Nov 2011, time TBC
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Kalvir Kaur, ECPAT, Martina Flanagan, Camden Community Law Centre, Stefan Vnuk, Lawrence Lupin Solicitors and Parosha Chandran, 1 Pump Court
Location: Bristol

Entry Level Course (3 CPD points). This course is designed to create in a practitioner, an attitude toward children's cases and a way of approaching them that allows them to develop their skills within a secure framework and give them a firm foundation on which to build their practice. The course provides an insight into the legal and policy framework relating to the rights and entitlements of refugee children and those involved in status determination and care proceedings. Information is provided about guidelines, standards and good practice for working with children; how to identify child specific persecution and protection needs; and means of collecting and evaluating their evidence.

DTC 24 Good Practice in Working With Refugee Children

Tuesday 22 Nov 2011, time TBC
3 CPD Hours
Tutors: Kalvir Kaur, ECPAT, Martina Flanagan, Camden Community Law Centre, Stefan Vnuk, Lawrence Lupin Solicitors and Parosha Chandran, 1 Pump Court
Location: Leeds

Entry Level Course (3 CPD points). This course is designed to create in a practitioner, an attitude toward children's cases and a way of approaching them that allows them to develop their skills within a secure framework and give them a firm foundation on which to build their practice. The course provides an insight into the legal and policy framework relating to the rights and entitlements of refugee children and those involved in status determination and care proceedings. Information is provided about guidelines, standards and good practice for working with children; how to identify child specific persecution and protection needs; and means of collecting and evaluating their evidence.

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