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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.

Date: 13 September 2021
Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Duration: 3 x 1.5 hour sessions
Location: Online via MS Teams
Price: £175.00

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.   

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