Female Genital Mutilation ½ day
Duration ½ day
FGM is a form of child abuse and violence against women and girls, and therefore should be dealt with as part of existing child and adult protection structures, policies and procedures. This training course provides the opportunity to explore practical ways to create an open and supportive environment, it allows for local issues to be explored, and it provides the space for discussion.
Definition of FGMFGM knowledge checkRisk IndicatorsMandatory Reporting Duty and LegislationSurvivor Stories
Methods of Delivery
Attendees are provided with course handouts for use on the day and for future reference. The trainer uses a variety of visual presentation, flipchart work, plenary discussion and subgroup work to ensure that all course objectives are met, while providing a safe, open forum for delegates to exchange views and practices.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
Upon completion of this course delegates should be able to:
Understand why FGM happens and recognise the types of FGM and potential community issuesExplore the impact that FGM has on the victim's health -including children - through survivor storiesIdentify risk indicators before/after FGM has taken placeHave awareness of new legislation Assess and manage risk to increase safety of victims and childrenKnow the resources and support services available
Education (both teachers and students), Social Care, Health, Police, Voluntary Sector etc.
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Child Sexual Exploitation
Honour-Based Abuse & Forced Marriage
Domestic Violence Awareness