From Oct 31, 2017 to Nov 03 2017
4 days residential
Eastwood Park Conference Centre, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DA
A course for those in contact with Gypsy and Traveller groups and for anyone whose work impacts on Gypsies and Travellers to explore the sociological and political issues related to the provision of sites and unauthorised encampments. The course is of particular benefit to Councillors, planners, social inclusion officers, education and health workers, police community officers, housing officers and others with an interest in this area of work.
The course is linked to a Pearson qualification for those who want to undertake the assignments (click on the link opposite for more details.)
The course provides opportunities for you to network with a range of people with extensive experience. There is a Gypsy & Traveller panel who will talk to you about their experiences of living and expert speakers.
- Historical background
- Traveller panel
- Community relations
- Delivering government policy
- Types of sites
- Site management
- Safety on sites
- Unauthorised encampments
- The law relating to unauthorised encampments
- Obtaining possession
- National planning framework
- Enforcement strategies
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"I gained lots of valuable information and now feel more confident."
"My knowledge and understanding has improved greatly. I will now go back and share this learning with my team."
"Really good course and excellent opportunity for networking"
Membership Organisations (including NAGTO members): £740
Non-Member Organisations: £820
(All prices subject to VAT)
Discount for multiple bookings may apply)