Upcoming Courses

*For those attending face-face courses, please note that our training centre is currently only accessible via stairs due to our lift awaiting essential maintenance. The training centre is therefore not wheelchair accessible at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss this further, or have any questions

Face-to-Face (Acorn Training Centre, MK4 4DE): 

  • Monday 4th April 2022 (1pm-3pm)

Online courses:

All our online courses are delivered via Microsoft Teams  

  • Tuesday 11th January 2022 (10-12pm) 
  • Thursday 17th February 2022 (6.30pm - 8.30pm)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'

Aim:

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.

Location:

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

Or, online via Microsoft Teams