Training Seminar Objectives

     At the end of the training seminar, the participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the issues and challenges of international migration on migrants and their families;
  2. Describe how to manage the cases of overseas Filipinos and their families visiting the One Stop Migration Resource Center (OSMRC);
  3. Enumerate the functions of front-line staff of the One Stop Migration Resource Center;
  4. Identify  the various government agencies’ and NGOs’ programs and services for overseas Filipinos and their families; and
  5. Design a referral network among the government, NGOs, faith-based organizations and other migration stakeholders working with overseas Filipinos.

Target Participants

The target participants of the training of trainers are the following:

  1. Staff of provincial, city and municipal government agencies providing services for overseas Filipinos and families
  2. Leaders of migrant and family organizations
  3. Staff of development NGOs and faith based organizations
  4. Teachers of public and private schools

Training Seminar Content and Description

Module Module Objectives Content of Module
Module 1:

Current Trends Issues and Concerns of OFWs and the Role of OSMRC
The participants will be able to:

1. Discuss the concerns and challenges of the        overseas Filipinos and their families;
2. Identify the role of OSMRC and services to       various clients
3. Discuss the structure, functions and tasks of the One Stop Migration Resource Center staff and committees
Issues and Challenges of Overseas Filipinos and Families
Migrant Center’s Programs and Services/ Clients and Cases
Structure, Functions and Tasks of One- Stop Migration Resource Center, Focal Person and Committees  
Module 2:    

Migrants Rights Realities and Responsibilities
The  The participants will be able to:

1. Illustrate how to guide the OFWs and their families going through a rights-based and secure migration
2. Discuss the  correct information to stakeholders
3. Describe the process in assisting  those seeking redress for violations and injustices suffered
4. Demonstrate how to facilitate claim making and claim taking.
Migration Rights and Welfare Issues from Pre-departure,
On-site and Return Phases Safe Migration: Preventive intervention and Realities Confronted by Migrants and their Responsibilities  
Module 3:

Cases of Migrants, Interventions and Case Management Process Flow     
The The participants will be able to:

1. Identify the various cases encountered by migrants
2. Design a system to manage, monitor and refer cases of OFWs and their families    
Case Management Process Flow
Module 4:

Cases of Families Left Behind and Role of the One Stop Migration Resource Center (OSMRC) and other agencies
The participants will be able to:  

1. Discuss the various cases of the families left behind especially the children
2. Identify and assess cases for referral  to centers in communities and schools that provide services to families left behind
Closer Look on the Impact of Migration on Families: Community-Based Interventions
Cases Involving Children Left Behind: School-Based Interventions
Cases Involving Spouse and Caretakers Left Behind: Center-Based Interventions
Module 5: 

Trafficking, Illegal Recruitment, and Contract Violation
The participants will be able to:

1.Identify the cases of trafficking and illegal recruitment
2. Discuss the various modes of operation of illegal recruiters and traffickers
3. Identify legal courses of action for cases of trafficking and illegal recruitment
Human Trafficking
Illegal Recruitment and Contract Violation: Modus Operandi and Legal Actions
Module 6: 

Cases and Services of    Government Agencies
The participants will be able to:

1. Differentiate the cases handled by the different government agencies involved in migration
2. Discuss the programs and services of the various national government agencies involved in migration

Cases and Services of the Overseas Workers Welfare  Administration Cases and Services of the National Reintegration Center for OFWs
Cases and Services of the Commission of Filipinos Overseas
Cases and Services of the Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs