County Lines ,CCE & Sexual Exploitation Training for 3rd Sector Organisations, Kirklees College, Wednesday, 11. September 2019

Facilitator Mike Jervis
Do you want to learn how to prevent gang and youth violence? Then join our comprehensive and practical training course based on years of grassroots experience.
Learn about gangs, gang legislation, gang culture, how they operate in different communities, girls and gangs, working with families, how to prevent gang recruitment and safeguard vulnerable young people and how to implement gang prevention programs for frontline staff.
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you will have an enhanced understanding of:

The way gangs are defined and how gang violence is measured

Territorial conflicts, county lines and postcode wars

The risk factors for gang membership, and the warning signs that a young person is in a gang

The role women and girls play in gangs and why they join

Sexual exploitation in gangs 

Identifying the windows of opportunity for intervention

Racial bias regarding gangs and how to challenge thinking about violent youth

The importance of inter-agency cooperation and early intervention

Methods for schools to handle at-risk and disruptive students

The role of police, hospitals, and third sector groups in preventing gang recruitment and violence 

Learning Outcomes:

Understand gang narratives

Recognise the current threat picture and how it evolves

Ability to identify recruitment processes

Characterise people’s vulnerabilities to gang activity

Build capacity by strengthening community groups

Fulfil roles and responsibilities as part of ‘‘Prevent’’

Create an intervention plan to reduce serious violence

Recognise, assess, provide appropriate support

Make effective referrals 

Wednesday, 11. September 2019, Kirklees College, County Lines ,CCE & Sexual Exploitation Training for 3rd Sector Organisations

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