Gangs & Systemic Youth Violence

Course Overview

This training explores the national epidemic of knife crime and serious youth violence and how practitioners can respond effectively utilising real time interventions and evidence based practice

Who is the Course aimed at?

Anyone in social care or education working with young people

How long is the Course?

1 day

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the drivers and reasons for the increase in young people involved in Gangs and Youth Violence
  •  Murder Media
  • Understand the models of prevention and exit – what works?
  • Understand the relationship between ‘Public Health v Criminal Justice’
  •  The secure estate
  • Have practical tools for educational interventions

“Fascinating subject and inspirational speaker” Sexual Health Outreach Nurse, Dudley MBC

“Everything was very useful, very clear. I am able to confidently work with the families with more knowledge” Intensive Family Support Worker, Dudley MBC

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