Training for legal professionals

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) have a long track record of training social work teams, IROs, advocates, personal advisers, NGOs and other frontline practitioners.

We can also tailor any of our full day training, or provide separate training to cover other areas – for example healthcare, access to education and EU rights.

Topics covered include:

1. Rights and entitlements

  • The asylum system for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
  • Age assessments
  • Framework for support and leaving care support

2. Child trafficking and modern slavery

  • How to identify, support and protect potential victims of child trafficking in practice
  • The legal framework for identification (the national referral mechanism)
  • The relationship between trafficking and the asylum process

3. Age assessments

  • Home Office and local authority policy and practice on age dispute cases
  • Practical guidance around carrying out an age assessment
  • How age disputes relate to the asylum process and other areas

4. No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) families and young people

  • Immigration status and how to identify NRPF cases
  • Children Act provisions for families and care leavers
  • Human rights assessment

5. Migrant children in care

  • Identifying children with immigration or EU status issues
  • Local authority duty to support
  • Framework for EU national, migrant and asylum-seeking children

For further information or to enquire about booking our training, please contact us at