This course raises awareness of the issue of female genital mutilation, its origins and it’s prevalence today. How to help young girls who have undergone the procedure, how to identify a girl at risk and a carers role in upholding the law are also covered. This e-learning session can be accessed via a variety of electronic devices. The programme benefits from narrative scenarios and activities with ongoing assessment making it engaging and interactive.
Aims & Objectives
- Increase your awareness of female genital mutilation
- Explain the implications, both physically and emotionally on young girls
- Help you recognise the signs and symptoms of FGM
- Describe the law and current legislation surrounding FGM
- Help you recognise your supporting role
Adult Health Care Workers, Social Care Workers, Nursing staff, Adult Day Care/Centre workers, Home Care Staff, Agency staff.
This course will take a minimum of 45 minutes to complete.
This course is accredited by Open Awards ‘Badge of Excellence’