Mevlana Rumi Mosque delivers a course that was delivered by one of Faith Associates trained Safeguarding experts, to both male and female teachers and management staff of the community centre.The key aims of the course are to increase knowledge, awareness and the ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Islamic institutions. As well as to identify policies and good practice in Safeguarding and to develop understanding of reporting procedures.
The key objectives were to increase an understanding of the indicators of child abuse, explore the impact of abuse and neglect on children and how to support them and to gain knowledge of professional roles and responsibilities under current guidelines and county procedures.
The topics covered were:
1.Aims & Objectives
2.Safeguarding in Islam
3.National Safeguarding Agenda
4.Definition of Abuse
6.Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
7.E-safety (Social Media Policies & Safeguarding)
8.Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
10.Reacting to Disclosure
11.Roles and Responsibilities in Islamic Institutions
12.Information Sharing and Confidentiality
13.Allegations Against Staff
14.Summary of an Islamic Institution