Working with young refugees, their rights and entitlements

Starting on the Refugee Week 2007, we are coming to a city close to you to deliver training on “Working with young refugees, their rights and entitlement”.

Target audiences:
Social workers, youth workers, teachers, LEA staff and anyone working or wanting to work with refugee children in voluntary and private sector

Zuhra Bahman has worked on children’s rights and child protection issues in the UK and abroad as community activist, trainer and adviser with organisations such as British Red Cross, STAR, UK Youth, AFRUCA and ECPAT UK. Zuhra has also written extensively on refugee issues and have been involved as a trustee and volunteer with various refugee organisations. Zuhra has been delivering training to statutory sector on refugee issues on freelance basis since 2004.

At the end of the training day you will:

  • Understand causes and process of migration and relevant terminology
  • Understand rights and entitlements of young asylum seekers in the UK
  • Develop an understanding of best practice with regards to work with asylum seeking children including child protection issues
  • Gain access to further resources for future reference

Dates and Venues:
Monday 18th June London
Friday 22nd June Birmingham
Wednesday 27th June Cardiff
Monday 9th July Manchester
Wednesday 11th July Sheffield
Tuesday 17th July Oxford
Thursday 19th July Canterbury, Kent

Each training day starts at 10 and will finish at
4:30. Lunch will be provided.

£50 per person for private/statutory sector and large
voluntary organisations
£20 per person for community organisations

What to do next?
Please email your name, address and phone number with
your choice of training date/venue to

Some comments on our training:
“The most informative course I’ve ever attended”
Social worker 2007

“Great understanding of facts, rights and myths.”
Youth worker 2007

“Balanced and relevant.” Social worker 2007

“Excellent, covered key, important issues. Straight to
point and very informative”. Community worker 2006


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