FGM good practice guidance and assessment tool for social workers

Author:
NATIONAL FGM CENTRE
Publisher:
National FGM Centre
Publication year:
2018
Pagination:
31

This online tool has been designed to help social workers in the assessment of cases where FGM is a concern. It takes the social worker through the assessment process, and includes information on how to review the referral, a question guide for reviewing the referral, an online FGM assessment tool and next steps pathways. It is made up of two elements: best practice guidance and an online FGM Assessment Tool. Based on the information entered into the tool, it generates a risk level and relevant alerts regarding Mandatory Reporting. The tool provides recommendations but is not intended to replace professional judgement. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
female genital mutilation, assessment, risk assessment, referral, social workers;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England, Wales
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