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Abuse Related to Beliefs in Witchcraft - Certified by CPD

This course serves as an introduction to the critical issue of child abuse, specifically in relation to harmful cultural practices, faiths, or belief systems.

See below for further information.

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By delving into this complex topic, participants will gain an understanding of how cultural norms, religious convictions, and deeply held beliefs can sometimes intersect with child welfare in detrimental ways.

This online course is split into three modules:

  • The Belief and Abuse
  • Risk Factors
  • Challenges for the Professional

This online course aims to help anyone who works with children or has regular contact with children to recognise and respond to situations where abuse linked to beliefs in ‘witchcraft’ or ‘spirit possession’ has occurred or may occur.

For example, those who work in schools, healthcare, social care, faith organisations, community groups or the police.

A CPD Certified Course

This online course has reached the required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards and benchmarks, and the learning values have been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality by the CPD Certification Service.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the range of beliefs and cultural practices that can lead to abuse
  • Describe the reasons for abuse linked to faith or belief
  • Describe the warning signs indicating belief or faith based abuse
  • Understand the importance of community led approaches to this kind of abuse

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Course assessment and certification

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name and completion date.

Additional information

Access Duration: 12 months

Accreditation/Endorsements: Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Service (CPD)

Audio: No

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Completion Criteria: Pass Final Test, Visit All Pages

Course Duration in Minutes: 60

Course Publisher: Me Learning

Language: English

Level: Professional Development

Suitable Devices: PC

Video: No

You will be able to access the course for 12 months.

After placing your order online you will receive the following emails;

  • Purchase Receipt Email
  • Account Confirmation Email
  • Online Training Academy Invitation Email

The subject line of your Invitation Email will read:

Thank you for your eLearning Marketplace purchase. You are invited to join The Online Training Academy learning portal.

Click on the link in the email to open the Online Training Academy sign in page and use your email address as your Username and use the Password that you setup during the checkout process.

Your Online Training Academy dashboard will now be displayed and you will see the course you have purchased.

Once you have completed your course you will be able to download a certificate.

Your certificate will be available to download from your Online Training Academy Dashboard.


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