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Harmful Practices, FGM, Forced Marriages and Honour Violence

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to provide or enhance learner knowledge and understanding of FGM, Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence which supports the safeguarding of children and young people. Attendance will enhance practitioner confidence in dealing with these extremely sensitive topics.
Throughout the delivery of this course, up to date policies and legislation are embedded which will promote how to effectively support and safeguard children and young people in line with current UK law.
The course also offers the opportunity to discuss the impact of diverse cultural values and attitudes that impose the honour codes and its impact on victims. We will provide practitioners with useful tools to identify potential victims as well as to better assist children and young people at risk through a culturally sensitive and multi-agency approach.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities case studies, and video clips
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Act 2014
The Children and Families Act 2014
Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007
Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003
Home Office – Mandatory Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation – procedural information
The Right to Choose: Multi-agency statutory guidance for dealing with forced marriage 2014
Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
Working together to safeguard children: a guide to interagency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children 2015

Course content

Definitions of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence
What is FGM?
Legislation, guidelines and policies on FGM, Forced Marriages and Honour Based Violence
Indicators of Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage
Why is FGM carried out and the different types of FGM
Identify children at risk of FGM and Forced Marriage
Difference between Forced and Arranged Marriages
Roles of different agencies
Cultural sensitivity
Multi- agency approach

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the terms Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence
  • Explain what FGM is
  • Summarise the Legislation, guidelines and policies on FGM, Forced Marriages and Honour Based Violence
  • Describe indicators of Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage
  • Describe why FGM is carried out and the different types of FGM
  • Explain how to identify children at risk of FGM and Forced Marriage
  • Explain the difference between Forced and Arranged Marriages
  • Explain the roles of different agencies
  • Describe how to support an individual in a culturally sensitive manner 
  • Describe how to support the multi- agency approach

Duration

6 hours

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