HIPS - VIRTUAL HSCP - Harmful Practices - An Introduction to Child Abuse Linked to Faith and Belief - CALFB

Date & Time:

Wednesday 14 September 2022 (09:30 - 11:00)

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Virtual Course, Microsoft Teams


This introductory course, available to all Hampshire professionals and volunteers working with children and young people, is part of a series of courses examining harmful practices.  It will help professionals to recognise and respond to situations where abused linked to beliefs in 'witchcraft' is suspected. It will explore which communities in the UK might hold these beliefs, discuss what kind of abuses can occur, look at indicators and understand what to do if you suspect a child or young person might be at risk of experiencing child abuse linked to faith and belief

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand harmful practices linked to witchcraft
  • Identify signs and symptoms
  • Identify your own responsibilities within your organisation
  • Understand resources available
  • Understand the role of the police and children’s social care

What previous delegates have said about this course:

“It was absolutely fantastic, really insightful and gave me a new understanding of what to look out for.”

“The content and delivery were engaging. I felt I learned a lot from this course.”

“Very good course and should be taught across schools, workplaces etc. more, so people are aware of the danger.”

“Very informative - powerful session which kept me engaged throughout.”

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Virtual Course, Microsoft Teams