Group B/C: FGM & Breast Flattening (CPD Accredited)

The Tomlinson Centre

Queensbridge Road, London, E8 3ND

18 February 2020

09:30 – 13:00

Group B/C


Limited Spaces

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Course details:

Aim of the course

  • To enhance the understanding and skills of all professionals to act appropriately and confidently to protect and support girls who are at risk or have been subjected to FGM and/or breast flattening.


By the end of the training participants will have:

  • Gained a greater understanding about what FGM and breast flattening are, reasons for the practice, prevalence and the impact on girls’ and women’s lives.
  • Been made aware of key legislation and statutory guidance that determines their personal safeguarding role.
  • Understood the process for requesting an FGM Protection Order in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
  • Been made aware of the role of key services.
  • Explored gaps in local provision and how to address these.
  • Considered how to effectively and sustainably engage with girls, their families and communities.
  • Gained confidence in dealing with cases of FGM & breast flattening.

Facilitators: Leethen Bartholomew & Rohma Ullah, National FGM Centre, Barnardo’s


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