Professional Certificate in Tackling Human Trafficking

Day 1

09:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:30 Welcome and Introductions
A look ahead to the week
Delegates' experiences
10:15 What is Human Trafficking?
Definitions: The movement, the control and the purpose of human trafficking
The cross border and domestic nature of human trafficking
Who is being trafficked? What is the scale?
Forms of exploitation
11:30 Morning coffee
11:45 International Efforts and Agreements: Successful?
Is there a universal consensus around human trafficking?
Palermo Protocol 2003 – it's impacts and limitations
The UN's Post-2015 goals and the role of human trafficking
Regional Policy: The Council of Europe and EU Directive against Trafficking in Human Beings and the African Union Commission Initiative Against Trafficking
12:45 Lunch
13:30 The Economics of Human Trafficking
The profitability of human trafficking
The economics behind vulnerability to trafficking
What are the costs of human trafficking?
The demand for cheap labour creating the market for traffickers
14:45 Afternoon Tea
15:00 Organised crime and human trafficking
Organised crime engagement in human trafficking?
Different levels and types of organisation require different responses
Organised crime networks exploiting weak systems and conflict
Case study of Nigerian organised crime and human trafficking
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
16:30 Close

Day 2: Presecution

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Investigation and Prosecution: Part One
Scale of investigations, prosecutions and convictions
Lack of training and thus lack of understanding as a reason for limited criminal justice action and success
Unpacking elements of human trafficking to aid investigations
Typology of Modern Slavery Offences
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 Investigation and Prosecution: Part Two
Police responses to modern slavery: re-active, pro-active, disruptive
Modern Slavery Police Transformation Unit – building knowledge and expanding capacity
Victim-centred investigations
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Stakeholder Engagement and a Holistic Response
Why a holistic response is needed?
Case study of partnership working (Metropolitan Police Service)
Benefits of partnership working
Stakeholders for: prevention, victim identification and protection, investigation and prosecution
Case study of Greater Manchester Modern Slavery Unit
14:45 Afternoon Tea
15:00 Monitoring and Evaluating Anti-Slavery Initiatives
What to measure
Possible indicators
Monitoring and evaluating outcomes and impact not just outputs
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
16:30 Close

Day 3: Identification Of Victims And Prevention

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Identifying and referring victims of human trafficking
Difficulties of identifying victims
Role of key agencies in identifying and referring victims
Examples: Local authorities and the National Health Service
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 Prevention: Accessing Borders and Public Awareness
Borders as sites of prevention
Who delivers public awareness on human trafficking
How effective are public awareness campaigns/events
Different kinds of public awareness campaigns
The role of the media and the new role for social media
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Prevention: Business Responsibility
The role of business practices in facilitating human trafficking and forced labour
Legislation to address human trafficking and modern slavery in supply chains
Case Study: The Modern Slavery Act
14:45 Afternoon tea
15:00 Prevention: Business Responsibility and Response
Impact of Modern Slavery Act
Examples of Business Responses
Use of Government procurement to prompt change
Future challenges
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
16:30 Close

Day 4: Protection

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Introduction and Recap
10:00 Policy on the Protection of Victims of Human Trafficking
International Legal Frameworks
Human Rights and Human Trafficking
Regional Policy on the Protection of Victims
Policy for asylum seekers who are victims of human trafficking
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 What Kind of Protection and Support do Victims Need?
Harms to victims before, during and after human trafficking
Range of harms
Evidence of physical and psychological harms
Short, medium and long term needs
Who meets those needs?
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking
Case study of Modern Slavery Act and criticism of support for victims
Long term support needs
Examples of practice in the UK and Kenya
Gender and support
The risks of not supporting victims of human trafficking
14:45 Afternoon coffee
15:00 Looking Ahead: Challenges and Future Developments
Ensuring victims are not classified as criminals due to their status
Getting business on board
How will current trends affect current and future policies?
Group discussion
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
16:30 Close

Day 5

09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Facilitated Action Plans: Strengthening Your Frameworks
Facilitated workshop: how to include anti trafficking strategies within an organisation
11:15 Morning coffee
11:30 Chartered Management Institute Overview
Structuring a written piece of work for assessment - Generic overview and principles
Structuring these two specific pieces of work to demonstrate all the assessment criteria
12:00 End of Course Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
Evaluation Forms, Group Photo and Certificate Presentations
13:00 Close