Female Genital Mutilation: Face-to-Face Modular Course

Ethica Solutions
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. It is known as female circumcision or cutting and is often carried out for religious, social or cultural reasons. FGM can cause severe and long-lasting damage to physical and emotional health. It is child abuse, is dangerous and a criminal offence.

Ethica Solutions’ Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) training course provides face-to-face guidance and advice to all those who may interact and care for children and young people. It is suitable for all practitioners within healthcare. This modular course is designed to act as a two-hour CPD stand-alone or half day workshop and/or as a session within a wider, day-long Public Protection Safeguarding Learning and Development event.

Other bespoke modular courses are available in this series. These can be tailored to meet your specific requirements relating to various areas of increased or localised risk and be delivered alongside our FGM course in a single Public Protection learning event. These include:

Child Sexual Exploitation

Course Content:

  • State what Female Genital Mutilation is (in all its forms)
  • Discuss and explain many of the cultural issues that surround FGM
  • List the various legislative options that exist within UK laws (England and Wales) that are relevant to dealing with Female Genital Mutilation
  • Apply those legislative frameworks to practical examples and be able to identify thresholds of intervention and obligations to report
  • List signs and symptoms that might be indicative of each of the four recognised forms of Female Genital Mutilation
  • Recognise when a “duty to report” might exist
  • Explain the reporting process

Dates available on arrangement

Ethica Solutions can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

Variable pricing. Minimum numbers apply.
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