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Introduction To Gangs – Part 1 Therapeutic
Introduction To Gangs – Part 1 Therapeutic

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This course provides an introduction to gangs in the UK. It will raise awareness of how to identify, approach, and support children and young people who are at risk of, or are being exploited by, gangs. The course is for any individual who comes into contact with young people in their work.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To understand how gangs are defined and their various structures in the UK, the increase of ‘County Lines’ in particular
  2. To gain knowledge on national policies that relate to youth violence and gangs
  3. To gain knowledge of risk and protective factors for young people in relation to gangs, including child development, grooming, and marginalisation
  4. To be aware of indicators that a young person may be being groomed and/or exploited by a gang
  5. To understand a contextual approach to safeguarding in the context of gangs
  6. To understand the importance of multi-agency working and early intervention for families and young people at risk of grooming and exploitation from gangs

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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