E-Learning: Gangs and Youth Violence (1 hr)

E-Learning: Gangs and Youth Violence (1 hr)
Event Code
SCB 18/342
Not applicable, c/o Wandsworth Council
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Target Audiences
Youth Worker / Manager, YOT Worker / Manager, Welfare Officer, Volunteer, Trainer, Trainee Social Worker, Trainee Occupational Therapist, Therapist, Teaching Assistant: HLTA, Teaching Assistant : EMA, Teaching Assistant, Teacher (Year 6), Teacher (Year 5), Teacher (Year 4), Teacher (Year 3), Teacher (Year 2), Teacher (Year 1), Teacher (Secondary), Teacher (Second Year), Teacher (Primary), Teacher (New to Role), Teacher (Key Stage 4), Teacher (Key Stage 3), Teacher (Key Stage 2), Teacher (Key Stage 1), Teacher (EMA), Teacher (Early Years / Foundation Stage), Teacher (All), Support Staff / Worker / Manager, Substance Misuse Worker / Manager, Student Social Worker, Speech and Language Therapist, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo), Social Worker / Manager (Children), Social Worker / Manager (Adults), Social Care Worker, Sessional Worker, Senior Leadership Team, SEN Teacher, School Nurse, School Business Manager, Residential Worker / Manager, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, PSHE / Healthy Schools Worker, Probation Officer / Manager, Principal Social Worker, Principal, Practice Educator, Portage Worker / Manager, Police Officer, Police Community Support Worker, Play Worker / Manager, Physiotherapist, Participation Worker, Parent Worker, Outreach Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nursery Worker, Nurse, Newly Qualified Teacher, Newly Qualified Social Worker, Midwife, Middle Leader / Manager, Midday Supervisor, Mentor, Mental Health Worker, Manager, Library Worker / Manager, Learning Support Assistant (LSA), Learning Mentor, Inclusion Worker / Leader / Manager, Housing Worker / Manager, Health Visitor, Headteacher (Special), Headteacher (Secondary), Headteacher (Primary), Headteacher (New), Head of Department, Governors: Clerk, Governors: Chair / Vice Chair, Governors: All, Gifted & Talented Co-ordinator, Foster Carer / Adopter, Family Worker / Manager, EMA Coordinator / Leader, Education Welfare Officer / Manager, Doctor / GP, Disability and Special Needs Worker / Manager, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Deputy / Assistant Headteacher, Day Centre Service Worker / Manager, Crime Prevention Worker / Manager, CPD Leader, Court Officer, Counsellor, Contracts Worker / Manager, Contact and Referral Worker / Manager, Consultant Social Worker, Consultant (Practitioner), Connexions PA / Worker / Manager, Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN), Committee Member, Coach, Clinical Team Leader, Church Leader / Worker, Children's Centre Worker / Manager, Childminder, Child Protection Worker / Coordinator / Manager, Child Protection Nurse, Carer, Bail and Remand Worker / Manager, Assessment Worker / Manager, Anti-bullying Leads, After School Scheme Worker / Manager, Adventure Playground Worker / Manager, Adoption and Fostering Worker / Manager, Activity Centre Worker / Manager, Accommodation Worker / Manager, 14-19 Worker / Manager
target audience
Event Types
Workshop, Service / School based requested training, Seminar, School to school training, Scheduled Event, Residential conference, Programme, Network meeting, Induction, E-Learning (Interactive session accessed by computer), Drop-in session, Course, Conference, Briefing (Information Update), Accredited
Event categories
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Youth Work, Young People, Young Carers, Team Around the Child, Social Work (Children & Young People), Social Care, Safeguarding (Children & Young People), Psychology, PSHE, Parenting, Mental Health, Looked after Children, Information Sharing, Identity, Family Support, Family Assessment, Evaluation & Assessment, Escorting Children & Young People, Engaging Children & Families, Early Help, Corporate Parenting, Child Protection, Behaviour & Attendance, BAME, Assessment, Anti-bullying, Adolescents
Event description
Please ignore the event date and time. A benefit of e-learning is that you are able to complete this training at any time or place from a computer with internet access. Develop your knowledge of gangs and youth violence with this comprehensive e-learning course. Understand what gangs are and what they do, the extent of the problem, the part women and girls play in gangs, and what can be done to prevent gang recruitment and safeguard at-risk youth.
Training objectives
This course covers a comprehensive overview of the subject of gangs and youth violence, so you will understand what gangs are and what they do, the part women and girls play in gangs, and what can be done to prevent youth violence and gang recruitment. This course contains three modules which give you a very clear picture of the state of the UK today.
Learning outcomes
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The ways gangs are defined and how gang violence is measured

  • Territorial conflicts

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

  • The roles women and girls play in gangs and why they join

  • How they’re sexually exploited by gangs and the signs

  • The windows of opportunity for intervention

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

  • The importance of inter-agency cooperation and intervening early

  • Methods for schools to handle at-risk and disruptive students

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

Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 31 October 2019
End Date
Thursday 23 July 2020
Closing Date
Monday 21 October 2019
09:00 - 09:45
Maximum Places
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