Safeguarding Children from Abuse Linked to Faith and Belief

Target Audience

This course will enable front-line practitioners develop their working knowledge of the role that faith and religious beliefs can play in parenting and child protection within different BME communities. The training combines recognition with what action should be taken to ensure that children and young people are provided with the safety and protection that is their right.

Course Aims and Objectives

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Examine the notion of religion/beliefs and the role it plays in parenting among many BME communities
  • Have a better understanding of key policy and legislation, including Government guidance
  • Explore the implications of beliefs in withchcraft and spirit possession on child protection and assessmentIdentify signs of child or neglect linked to a belief in spirit possession and/or witchcraft
  • Know the key considerations in addressing abuse or neglect linked to a belief in spirit possession and/or witchcraftGain an understanding of why children are abused or neglected in this way
  • Discuss how to work in partnership with faith organisations to enable effective intervention in families where there are child protection concerns based on beliefs and religion

Event Properties

Event Date 28-01-2019 9:30 am
Event End Date 08-05-2017 12:30 pm
Registration Start Date 29-03-2017
Capacity 20
Registered 7
Available place 13
Cut off date 25-01-2019
Individual Price Free
Low Hill Community Hub
Kempthorne Avenue, Low Hill
Low Hill Community Hub
Categories Safeguarding children training
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