This ACCP eLearning module is designed to raise awareness of the issues that may impact on the welfare of children/young people from minority ethnic (ME) communities.
The knowledge gained will assist in effectively promoting the welfare and protection of children/young people from ME communities.
Although the focus is on the larger ME communities withinScotlandthe key messages are transferable to any cultural community you may work with.
Participants will learn about the experience of abuse within minority ethnic communities
The module will consider the importance of cultural norms such as honour and shame and will explore the likely impact of factors arising from cultural norms in relation to family structure and role relationships.
At the end of the module participants will:
- Be more informed on the level of cultural diversity inScotland;
- Have a basic understanding of cultural difference and its impact on the protection of children;
- Have a basic awareness of the cultural and religious issues surrounding abuse within ME communities;
- Have a basic knowledge of the barriers faced by ME communities and the impact this can have on accessing services;
- Have a basic awareness of the adjustments that can be made to service provision to overcome barriers that can affect ME communities.
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