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Fabricated Illness

The aim of this course is to improve participants’ understanding and knowledge of what constitutes fabricated illness, explore the reasons behind why fabricated illness occurs and to look at the indicators that a professional may come across.

We will also look at your responsibility as a professional and what may be done should you suspect that fabricated illness may be occurring.

Objectives of the course

  • To expand the learner’s knowledge of Fabricated Illness, look at definitions and explore how Fabricated illness occurs and the professional’s role in this.
  • To explore the range of behaviours that may be presented by the abusive caregiver.
  • To look at the obstacles professionals barriers to identification of FII and the professionals responsibilities.
  • To give participants the practical knowledge to take action to safeguard the child effectively.