Hampshire Children’s Services Refugee Service - UASC - the child behind the acronym

10/11/2023 11:30 - 12:30

This workshop will inform delegates of the conception and implementation of a specialist Refugee Service for Hampshire Children’s Services. This presentation will:

  • explore the journey of our separated children into their care settings
  • explain the features of our care planning strategy
  • outline the theory grounding our work
  • outline our view on the importance of a specialist service for this unique cohort
  • explore foreseeable challenges
  • outline our commitment to always seeing the child first
(UASC – Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children).

Workshop hosted by

Alison Criddle, District Manager, Children and Families, Hampshire County Council

Deborah Dunne, Team Manager, UASC, Hampshire County Council

Alex Best, Team Manager, UASC, Hampshire County Council