Female Genital Mutilation

Half-day course

*Option for NTF accreditation via Agored Cymru

Course Aims

  • Introduce/increase knowledge of female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Establish knowledge and understanding of the legislation on FGM in the UK
  • Consider the emotional and physical effects on those at risk
  • Enable individuals to recognise signs of FGM
  • Provide information on where to get support for individuals
  • Build confidence in how to respond to disclosures.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a basic understanding of the term FGM
  • Become familiar with guidance documents in the UK relating to FGM
  • Understand the legislation on FGM in the UK
  • Have an insight into how someone undergoing FGM may be affected and how to recognise the signs
  • Understand where to go for support regarding FGM and how to report a case.

“The trainers clearly had a good understanding of the subject matter… making the training more engaging.”