ESCB Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Beliefs (Virtual Session) - Thursday, 10 December 2020, 10.00 am to 3.30 pm

Closes 26 Nov 2020

Opened 6 Apr 2020


Child Abuse Linked to Faith and Beliefs

Please ensure you have read the ESCB Charging and Cancellation Policy before completing your application

Target audience: This course is aimed at people who are working directly with children and young people, and their managers.

Aim: To equip professionals with the knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to cases of child abuse linked to faith and belief.

 Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the various elements of abuse linked to faith or belief
  • Identify factors within various faith and belief systems that may make some of these harmful to children and adults
  • To be able to identify risk factors of child abuse linked to faith or belief
  • Gain greater confidence to recognise and support those at risk of abuse linked to faith and belief
  • Consider different ways to assess the religious/spiritual beliefs of families
  • Learning from Serious Case Reviews


There are reduced rate places per course for those organisations who are members of Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services (ECVYS). Please indicate if you are a member of ECYVS in question 5.

The course will run from 10.00 am to 3.30pm.


  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Support for children