Cultural awareness in safeguarding

Topics include: Honour-based violence, Female genital mutilation and Abuse related to beliefs in witchcraft.

6 hours and 15 minutes

12 months access

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Digital certificate

Develop your knowledge of cultural issues within safeguarding with this comprehensive e-learning bundle.

Understand the safeguarding issues around ‘honour-based’ violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, and abuse related to beliefs in witchcraft and access important advice and guidance for professionals.

This course bundle contains the following courses:

  • Honour-based’ violence and Forced Marriage
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Abuse Related to a Belief in Witchcraft

You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.

This course contains additional resource materials, useful links and twelve refresher guides.

  • What witchcraft is and the language used by perpetrators to refer to it
  • What the beliefs are and how widespread they are in the UK
  • Learn who the perpetrators might be and understand what the future holds for a victim
  • The indicators of witchcraft abuse and the issues around migration
  • What the limitations of your role are and the importance of addressing any misguided attitudes you may have
  • What the key legislation is
  • The common features about the abuser
  • What FGM is and when and where is it performed
  • Facts and figures relating to FGM
  • The laws that help to protect women and girls from FGM
  • The socio-cultural context, including the perception of FGM as a religious obligation
  • What the impact of FGM is
  • Attitudes towards FGM
  • How to identify an FGM victim or potential victim
  • How to help prevent and ultimately eliminate the practice
  • The principles to follow when FGM is suspected or has been performed
  • The roles of different professionals
  • What is meant by ‘honour’
  • What it means to communities
  • Where it comes from and how big the problem is in the UK
  • What forced marriage, ‘honour-based’ violence and ‘honour’ killings are
  • Who is most at risk and when they are most at risk
  • What the family’s motives are
  • What the aggravating factors are
  • What the impact on the victim is
  • The barriers to change
  • The law in relation to ‘honour-based’ crimes
  • What the indicators are

  • Honour-Based Crimes – Understanding the Community
  • What is Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence?
  • The Victims and Perpetrators
  • Barriers to Change
  • FGM Challenges for the Professional
  • The Hard Facts of FGM
  • The Beliefs Behind FGM
  • The Impact of FGM
  • FGM Challenges for the Professional
  • The Belief and the Abuse
  • Risk Factors

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