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Roma Culture Awareness – safeguarding and child protection

  • Start: 13th June, 2024 @ 10:00AM
  • End: 13th June, 2024 @ 12:00PM
  • Online

This session promotes better understanding of Roma culture and issues affecting Roma communities and examples of good practice when supporting Roma families in safeguarding and child protection context.

What participants will get out of the session

  • Overview of the Roma community in the UK
  • Insight into Roma history within the wider European context, including history of discrimination
  • Insight into issues affecting Roma families with focus on Child Protection
  • Understanding about key challenges affecting professionals working with Roma
  • Examples of good practice when working with Roma in safeguarding and child protection context

Delivered by Gabriela Smolinska Poffley from Roma Support Group.

Dada Felja, head of education and training at Law for Life, will also share findings from the recent research into child protection cases involving Roma families.

This training can be accessed through the Cultural Awareness Hub.


  • If you no longer wish to attend this event, please cancel on Eventbrite
  • If you do not attend without cancelling beforehand you may be charged a £20 fine

Joining Instructions

After booking a place, you will receive an email from Eventbrite two days before the event containing the Microsoft Teams link for the online training.

Further reminders will be sent by Eventbrite containing the Teams link:

  • 2 hours before the event
  • 10 minutes before the event