This FGM in Education online training teaches learners what female genital mutilation is, the 4 types involved, why the practice happens, key statistics, and the effects it has on victims, how to spot the signs and identify females at risk of genital mutilation, how to describe safeguarding in practice and how to feel confident signposting victims to the appropriate services.
It is a legal responsibility for social workers, teachers, and regulated health professionals in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to report any known cases of FGM for females under the age of 18 to the police. As the rate of FGM increases in the UK, there is becoming an increasing need to look at how schools and educational settings are safeguarding girls against female genital mutilation (FGM).
On completion of this FGM in Education online training course, learners should know and understand the following:
- What female genital mutilation is
Understand what female genital mutilation is, and the 4 types involved
- Why FGM happens
Learn why the practice happens, key statistics, and the effects it has on victims
- How to spot the signs
Know how to spot the signs, and identify females at risk of genital mutilation
Describe safeguarding against FGM in practice
Feel confident signposting victims to the appropriate services
This FGM in Education course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
- Lectures 5
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes