Migrant Action in partnership with Project 17 Charity (London) will be hosting a training course for people supporting families with no recourse to public funds.
This is the second time Migrant Action is hosting the training as the first session was extremely popular and take up was high.
The session will run from 10.30-4pm at Oak House, Waxwing Room Park Lane, LS3 1EL, Leeds on Wednesday 13th March
26 participants attended at the last training, 24 rated it excellent and 2 rated it good. Comments included: really useful training; excellent facilitation; a great session allowing me to really improve my knowledge; one of the best trainings I’ve ever participated in.
This is a more advanced course for those who have attended Project 17’s supporting families with no recourse to public fund training, or for those who regularly make Section 17 referrals. The course focuses on getting the best outcomes for families requesting support from local authorities. It helps advisers prepare clients for assessments, anticipate refusals, and challenge negative decisions.
Learning outcomes include:
• An understanding of the current of future legal framework for local authority support
• The ability to prepare effective referrals for support
• The ability to anticipate reasons for refusing support
• The confidence to challenge refusals of support
• Knowing when to refer clients to community care solicitors
The course will cover:
• Overview of the legal framework
• Common reasons for refusing support
• Preparing effective referrals to minimise refusals
• Responding to refusals and failures to assess
• Accessing legal advice and representation
To book on the course please send requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org