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Understanding Gangs and Youth Violence
22nd March 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMT
The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the issues involving young people and serious youth violence and gangs in Newham. This course will help attendees to identify and develop the key skills and techniques required to work with those involved in the aforementioned activity. The course also aims to demystify media stereotypes as well as core beliefs surrounding gangs and serious youth violence.
By the end of the course the learners should :
- Be aware of the historical background to Serious Youth Violence
- Be able to identify Grooming and Initiation – Female exploitation
- Identify appropriate Intervention programmes.
- Understand what processes and interventions are in place to support practitioners
- Identify at the earliest stages possible whether a young person is involved in gangs and serious violence
- Understand the reality of youth violence locally, whilst debunking media hype.