Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Training– Delivered by Bal Kaur Howard

Tuesday 26th September 2023, 9:30 to 13:00 Online

Target Audience:

Front line workers and managers – those working with victims and families affected by domestic abuse, so called Honour Based Abuse, Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage.

Learning Objectives:

 To have a better understanding of:

  • Definitions of Female Genital Mutilation & why families practice FGM
  • Types of FGM and potential community issues
  • Impact of health on FGM for victims, including children – Survivor Stories
  • Risk indicators before / after FGM has taken place
  • Legislation – Mandatory Reporting / FGM Protection Orders / Serious Crime Act 2015
  • How to engage and gain confidence to support families to safeguard the child more effectively – ‘how to start / have the conversation’
  • How to assess, manage and refer using the risk assessment to protect & increase safety of victims and children
  • SET (local) guidance and the SET FGM pathway
  • Breast Ironing / Flattening.
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