This course is ideal for
All employees who work with children and young adults.
What will I learn?
As practitioners, we like to believe that parents especially have the best interests of their child at the heart. However, there is a rare form of child abuse called Fabricated and Induced Illness (FII) where a parent or carer exaggerates or deliberately causes symptoms of illness in a child. This course explores all aspects of FII, helping you to safeguard all children in your care and know how to take action if you have any concerns.
• Understand what is meant by Fabricated or Induced Illness
• Recognise the possible signs of Fabricated or Induced Illness
• Understand why Fabricated or Induced Illness happens
• Know what to do if you suspect a child is at risk of abuse from Fabricated or Induced Illness