Birmingham Against FGM Conference 2022 - "Ending FGM in a Generation" (Session 2)

Date & Time:

Thursday 10 February 2022 (13:00 - 16:30)

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MS Teams,

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BSCP on behalf of Birmingham against FGM are proud to present this virtual conference.

All safeguarding staff and practitioners are invited to attend. The sessions include survivor accounts, medical expertise and  practitioner tools as well as definitions and  awareness raising.

Outline of the session:

Session 2

13.00 - 13.15     Introduction/Welcome to afternoon session (Inc. precis of morning session) - Carolyn Daly, Safeguarding Children Team Leader, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust/Christine Wellington, Head of Service, Birmingham Childrens Trust ASTI

13.15 – 14.15    FGM Investigation and safeguarding - A joint approach - DC Gill Squires, WMP SME for Female Genital Mutilation, Public Protection Unit| West Midlands Police 

A detailed look at applications for FGM Orders and working in partnership with families, professionals and the Courts. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how we can work together to raise awareness and address the safeguarding concerns.

1415 - 1430   FGM Medical Examinations - Dr Jane Armstrong, Consultant Community Pediatrician, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Armstrong provides an overview of FGM medical examination processes. Gain an insight into the medical procedures.

 14.30 – 14.40   Refreshment break/Leg stretch

 14.40 – 15.40    Identifying risk, and resources available to assist you - Rohma Ullah, National FGM Centre

Practitioner tools for identification, assessment risks and support

15.40 - 16.00   Raising awareness of FGM in schools - Hazel Pulley former chair of FGM in primary schools

Education and training in Schools

16.00 – 16.20   Q&A

16.00 – 16.30 Close 

Christine Wellington/Carolyn Daly

t is very important that if you book a place on this free event, but later cannot attend that you cancel your place at least 14 days before the event date.  This will enable the place to be offered to delegates on the waiting list and will avoid any non attendance charges being made to your organisation.  Cancellation requests outside of 14 days should be emailed to bscp.contactus@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk; 

Places Available:

149

Further Information:

Trainer:

BAFGM

Venue Details:

MS Teams,

A link to join the course will be sent to you by email before the course start date.  (Please note that you should check your junk email if you have not received the link by the day before the course).