How management can make practitioners aware of Female Genital Mutilation
Firstly when employing new recruits and ideal opportunity is to make this part of the employee’s induction. Going through signs and symptoms will help practitioners understand their duty of care towards children. Expressing the importance of reporting a concern is hugely important, but also reminding them that they are not professionals in confirming if the procedure has been undertaken.
With female genital mutilation being more widely exposed there is more information that management can retrieve to share with practitioners during their induction or during a whole team meeting. This poster can be displayed in the setting to make all aware aswell as completing this e-learning training will allow all staff to be fully aware of what to look out for.