Children in the asylum process
THIS MODULE IS AVAILABLE FOR TRANSLATION
Asylum and reception officials
11h online learning
10h independent learning (essential readings)
1.5 days of face-to-face
2h assessment tasks
Version 1 (2023)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & PREREQUISITES
Successfully passed Introduction to vulnerability, Introduction to communication for asylum and reception practitioners AND Introduction to ethical and professional standards OR at least 6 months work experience in asylum and reception.
The aim of this module is to prepare learners to address child-specific needs related to potential child-specific vulnerabilities and to assess the child's level of understanding of the situation in the different stages of the asylum process.
This module focuses on the concept of the best interests of the child, the legal framework and specific rights of children, as well as their vulnerabilities throughout the asylum process.
Identify indicators of a child's specific vulnerability within the asylum process and their special needs
Identify the child specific rights in the asylum process in line with the international and EU legal framework
Identify the procedural safeguards applicable to children and their specific needs in the asylum process.
Propose relevant actions to be taken based no the special needs an the best interests of the child within the asylum process.
Apply child-friendly and age-appropriate communication to facilitate the child's participation in the asylum process..