What will you learn?
Gain an understanding of harmful practices: such FGM, Breast ironing , FBA within the wider context of Violence Against Women & Girls in a multicultural context. You will also learn to identify risk factors and understand legislative and policy frameworks and key referral pathways to better equip professionals to help those in need.
Our certified training courses
Responding to FGM Training
Open College Network (OCN) at Level 3 for Professional Training (PT). At the end of this one-day course, you will be equipped with knowledge, information on the law and reporting, and practical and emotional skills to confidently develop actionable plans for responses to FGM and other forms of violence.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Responding to FGM in schools: School staff training for teachers and education professionals
- Train the Trainers: Building your knowledge and developing skills to teach about FGM and other harmful practices in secondary schools.
Our tailored training courses
We also provide training tailored to your organisation’s specific needs. These are commissioned and delivered upon request, where you chose the training topic.
Length of training
Our sessions are offered as half-days (3 hours) of full days (5 hours), depending on the topics covered.
Who should attend?
Our courses are designed for:
- Health professionals such as doctors and nurses
- Social workers
- Individuals /community personnel
- Frontline staff
Some of the organisations we have traing:
- Tower Hamlets
- Mayor of London Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)
- Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland
- Refugee Council
Big thank you to FORWARD for the excellent training. In over 26 years in the Police, that was one of the best training I’ve had. You both handled the subject in a sensitive and informative manner, and kept it light and relaxed, whilst getting across the vital importance of this work.” Det. Sgt, Metropolitan Police
It truly was an enlightening session and I genuinely feel more empowered to support individuals that may present in the clinic.” Health professional.
Contact us – book training or get more information
For more information, or to register for training, please contact: [email protected]