Upcoming courses:

  • Thursday 12th September 2019 (18.30 - 20.30)
  • Monday 11th November 2019 (10.00 - 12.00)
  • Monday 9th March 2020 (18.30 - 20.30)
  • Tuesday 21st April 2020 (18.30 - 20.30)

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To provide an overview of FGM and professionals' safeguarding responsibilities in FGM cases.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand what FGM is and distinguish between the four types of FGM.
  2. Identify key health risks and consequences of FGM.
  3. State the legal position in the UK regarding FGM.
  4. Understand how and when FGM is carried out.
  5. Identify who is at risk of FGM and describe the key indicators.
  6. List some of the common justifications for FGM.
  7. Be aware of your role in preventing FGM and supporting those who have undergone FGM.

Target Group:

Those working in healthcare, police, education (including early years), border force and children's social care and is open to all professionals who wish to gain an understanding of FGM.


Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE