Forced Marriage

Half-day course

*Option for NTF accreditation via Agored Cymru

Course Aims

  • Provide an understanding of the term ‘forced marriage’
  • Enable recognition of the signs and how someone might be affected
  • Provide information on how risk is assessed and managed
  • Give information on forensic processes and what happens after a disclosure
  • Explore the ethical framework when disclosed or suspected 
  • Provide information on legislation
  • Provide information on where to signpost individuals for support.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between forced and arranged marriage
  • Know how to recognise the signs and manage risk
  • Have insight into forensic processes and legislation
  • Understand the ethical framework when a disclosure is made or suspected
  • Know support organisations and where to signpost people for support.

“I hadn’t realized how prevalent this still is in the UK! It’s definitely something I will consider more in my role after the training.”