Female Genital Mutilation – An Introduction training

Female Genital Mutilation is child abuse and a form of violence against women and girls. It is a traumatic and violent act for the victim and can cause harm in many ways.

This course will cover what Female Genital Mutilation is, how often and where it is performed, its impact, the law and your responsibilities.

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This course will cover:
  • What is FGM
  • How often, where and when it is performed
  • Understanding the risk factors and how to recognise the signs
  • What the long term emotional and physical consequences can be
  • The law and your responsibilities
This Female Genital Mutilation course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about how to care for those who have been a victum of FGM.Whilst it provides focus for those working in Children's Services, it would also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about how to support those that have witnessed or experienced Female Genital Mutilation.We have separate courses designed and tailored specifically for those that work in children's services and Education.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 1 hour to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

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Female Genital Mutilation – An Introduction eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Female Genital Mutilation – An Introduction course

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand that FGM is child abuse
  • Know that it is illegal to practice FGM in the UK and what the legal consequences are
  • Understand what your responsibilities are if you suspect a child or young person in your care has experienced or witnessed FGM
  • Know the appropriate guidelines and protocol to follow, regardless of your role

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