The aim of this course is to enable staff in a range of roles and settings to increase their knowledge and understanding about the issue of serious youth violence, including knife crime.
This course is suitable for staff working in sectors where they may come across this issue, but also people working on it day to day, as it is focused in the up to date situation and information and is informed by the report in February 2019 from the Children’s Commissioner.
At the end of the course participants should have:
1. A broad understanding of the current situation of serious youth violence including knife crime in Southwark, London and the UK in 2019/2020.
2. Knowledge and understanding of the report from the Children’s commissioner Keeping kids safe: Improving safeguarding responses to gang violence and criminal exploitation” (Feb 2019), its findings and recommendations and participants roles in its implementation.
3. Understanding of the terminology used by young people, the adults involved in cultures underpinning the issue and professionals involved in this work to improve understanding and communication.
4. Knowledge and understanding of approaches to intervene early, support young people to find different pathways and the range strategies in place and being tried to reduce serious youth violence including knife crime.
5. An understanding of their own role in supporting the initiatives that are in place.
6. Where to find further information and support.
Southwark employees £0
Cancellation fee: £75
How to book?
Find out more and how to book here (you need to create an account with Southwark Council's MyLearningSource in order to access and book this course).