ESSCP: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Breast Ironing - identifying and challenging harmful traditional practices (Virtual)

Venue
Virtual Classroom, Virtual Classroom
venue
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (cw.events@eastsussex.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Managers / Probation Service / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff
target audience
Course Types
Workshop, Virtual Classroom
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Foster Carers / Safeguarding Adults Board Multi-Agency Training / ESCC Staff / Early Years and Childcare / Schools and Governors / Voluntary and Community Sector / Public Sector Partners (eg NHS, Police, Probation)
Subject
Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion / Health and Wellbeing / Safeguarding Adults
Course description

Would you like to increase your knowledge and understanding of this complex area of Safeguarding? Do you feel confident in challenging certain practices whilst trying to remain sensitive and respectful to cultural and religious traditions?


This important multi-agency course is being presented by a very experienced external trainer, who has worked closely with local authorities and police forces to combat these behaviours and can bring personal knowledge to this training event. The sessions are spread over four hour time frame with time for breaks.


This course aims to increase the knowledge, awareness, and understanding of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Breast Ironing and to enable multi-agency practitioners to more confidently identify and safeguard those children at risk.


Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children and Young People e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or a similar Safeguarding Children awareness course within your own organisation. 


Joining Instructions: This course will be delivered by Microsoft Teams. Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be provided as downloadable links at the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.


Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.


 


 


 

Training objectives

The aim of this training is to support you in developing a better understanding and awareness of female genital mutilation and breast ironing, how to identify the signs and use this information in your practice to safeguard those children who may be at risk or have previously experienced these harmful practices.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:



  • Define Female Genital Mutilation and breast ironing & learn why families engage in these practices

  • Have increased awareness of the Serious Crime Act 2015 legislation; includes Mandatory Reporting Duty for Health / Education / Social Care, FGM Protection Orders

  • Identify warning signs and risk indicators before / after FGM and breast ironing has taken place

  • Demonstrate different ways to engage and support families to safeguard the child more effectively

  • Assess, manage, and refer using the risk assessment process to protect & increase safety of victims and children

  • Know about the Pan Sussex safeguarding policies and procedures


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates

A maximum of 1 representative from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and Follow Up

Before attending any ESSCP training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the East Sussex Safeguarding Children and Young People online e-learning training course.

To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding.

Pre Course Requisites:
It is beneficial but not compulsory to have a basic understanding of FGM and breast ironing prior to attending.
FGM - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/female-genital-mutilation-fgm/
Breast Ironing - http://nationalfgmcentre.org.uk/breast-flattening/

Important note. This course will be delivered by Microsoft Teams. Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be provided as downloadable links at the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.

Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.

Please ensure you are logged in and ready to go at least 15 minutes before the start of the course so you allow some time for you to resolve any technical issues, as we are unable to provide assistance on the day.

 

Enquiries
Start Date
Wednesday 26 January 2022
End Date
Wednesday 26 January 2022
Closing Date
Friday 14 January 2022
Times
09:30 - 13:00
Maximum Places
12 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1