This comprehensive one day course aims to enhance knowledge and awareness of the issues surrounding FGM. The training explores what action needs to be taken if you encounter a child or woman who has had, or is at risk of, FGM.
How Long is the Course?
Who is the Course Aimed at?
Anyone who needs an increased awareness about FGM
- To understand the difference between FGM, FMG, FC and other related terms within this arena. including the WHO definition.
- To understand the practice and context of FGM and the consequences of it for victims/survivors. i.e crimes of control, women as property, religious/cultural connotations.
- To become aware of the risk factors to look-out for.
- To comprehend the emotional, psychological, physical, health implications and changes such procedure creates. i.e. Trauma, UR, Dyspareuria etc
- To be able to explain the law procedures in relation to FGM i.e. Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003, Serious Crime Act 2000
- To consider the practice and religious/ cultural issues of FGM
- To know where to go to for more advice and information
- To be able to use the 7 point ‘trauma-informed’ support tool to aid service users who come in to contact with that my have experienced FGM.