Female genital mutilation training course
Our specialist course gives an in-depth understanding of this sensitive subject matter. It has been developed alongside survivors, offering a unique opportunity to hear their voices.
- multi-agency working, information sharing and assessing risk
- ways to broach the subject and interviewing skills
- an exploration of health consequences and how to support survivors
- how to engage communities, men and young people.
Attendees will develop a better understanding of female genital mutilation and their safeguarding roles and responsibilities in this area. Participants will:
- recognise how personal and professional beliefs and attitudes can have an impact when working with families and on multi-agency working
- gain an appreciation of the need for better communication and information sharing to support good safeguarding in this area
- have greater awareness of different models of intervention and risk factors, including knowing how to assess risk and where to access support
- learn more about legislation and guidance, as well as how these affect practice
- explore interview techniques to help you know how to broach the subject
Who should attend?
Professionals across all sectors including social workers, police, teachers, health and youth workers, and anyone in voluntary and community organisations.
Female Genital Mutilation Course is delivered over one day.
CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/33.
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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.
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We occasionally deliver this training course as a one day open access classroom course on selected dates. These courses are designed for individuals or small groups to attend.
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