Eﬀective Education For People Working With Vulnerable Safeguarding Vulnerable people from abroad Persons
TRAINING MANUAL FOR PROFFESIONALS WORKING WITHIN EUROPE
The Erasmus+ European project aims to develop and implement informational and educational strategies and resources to assure Eﬀective education for people working with vulnerable persons. The Partners involved are: CCIF Malta, ECPAT UK, The Institute of African Studies in Slovenia and Babes-Bolyai University,Romania. The project aims to increase innovation, eﬃciency in strategies and instruction skill levels and competencies for the people who are involved in developing, sustaining and oﬀering support and services for vulnerable people.
ECPAT UK is a leading children’s rights organization campaigning against child trafficking and exploitation in the UK and on its international aspects. ECPAT UK has been instrumental in raising awareness in government of the plight of children trafficked into the UK for both sexual exploitation and for exploitative labor. There are still many gaps in policy and practice that need urgent attention.
Babes-Bolyai University is an academic educational public institution in Cluj Romania aiming to promote and sustain the development of specific cultural components within the local, regional, national and international community.
CCIF MALTA “Being the difference” Cross Culture International Foundation Malta (CCIF) is a non-profit making organisation set up in Malta in June 2012, to enhance international understanding and friendship through education, networking, volunteering, exchanging cultural programs, ideas and experiences directly among peoples of different countries and diverse cultures.
The Institute of African Studies (IAS) was established in 2004. It is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is engaged in: academic research, educational outreach programs, advocacy on diversity, human rights, migration and integration issues, media, social exclusion and discrimination issues.
This training manual was developed as part of Effective Education for Persons working with Vulnerable People project. Funded by Erasmus +. The project is a partnership between Malta, Slovenia, Romania and the UK. This training guide was developed to assist in developing awareness raising activities and training on vulnerable children and adults entering countries being left open to exploitation.
Introduction Definitions Aims and Objectives How to use this manual Module 1 Vulnerable Migrants living in Europe
The partners: Cross Culture International Foundation – Malta Institute of African Studies – Slovenia University Babes Bolyai – Romania ECPAT UK – UK With special thanks to Lecturer Carmen Costea-Barlutiu, PhD Special Education Department Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca for her input on the effects of trauma. Some of the exercises in this guide have been adapted from the ‘Combating Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes: A Training Guide’, produced by ECPAT Europe Law Enforcement Group. ECPAT UK would like to thank ECPAT Netherlands, partner organisations and a large number of experts from various organisations and institutions who provided input and commented on the original manual.
Published by EEWVP Partnership Authors: Debbie Beadle and Bharti Patel, ECPAT UK. Design and layout by SAMAZ Ltd Malta Cover Photo By Kevin Cash President Malta Institute of Professional Photography (MIPP) Leading Partner: CCIF MALTA 68 Palm Street Paola PLA1428 MALTA
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