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Overview

Develop your knowledge and skills to effectively respond to requests for accommodation and financial support made by families who are unable to access benefits and housing assistance due to their immigration status.

This course is currently available on commission for groups of up to 20 people.

 
Duration: 3 x 1.5 hour sessions
Location: Online

Who it's for

  • Social workers
  • NRPF caseworkers
  • Managers 
  • Local authority legal officers 

What you’ll learn

  • What ‘no recourse to public funds’ means and who this applies to
  • What to consider when undertaking a child in need assessment for a child in an NRPF household
  • What to consider when providing support under section 17 of the Children Act 1989 
  • When a human rights assessment is required
  • How to identify and assist a family to achieve a sustainable outcome and expedite case resolution
  • Best practice in case management and service delivery

Course outline

  • Part 1: Introduction to 'no recourse to public funds' (NRPF)
  • Part 2: Assessing need and providing support under section 17 of the Children Act 1989 
  • Part 3: Exit pathways and case resolution 
  • This is an interactive course and includes case studies. 

This is an interactive course and includes case studies.   

Commission this course

Please contact us for information about our costs and availability.