Contextual Safeguarding Serious Youth Violence And Child Crime Exploitation

Contextual Safeguarding Serious Youth Violence And Child Crime Exploitation

Instructor: admin 27 Feb, 2023
About The Course

Serious Youth Violence (SYV), Gangs and Child Crime Exploitation (CCE)


This course enables professionals to develop a solid understanding around serious youth violence, knife crime, gangs and exploitation through county lines.

Throughout the training, you will be encouraged and supported to consider how your own practice can best address and support young people who are affected or at risk.

A unique feature of this course is the live case studies/ personal testimonies from trained speakers which include former gang members, perpetrators of knife crime and victims of county lines exploitation. Facilitated through interactive Q&A, learners will gain first invaluable insight and understanding around key issues


By the end of the course participants will explore:

  • Definitions
  • The current gangs landscape and contemporary picture around knife crime in the UK
  • Why people Join? (Recruitment, grooming and child crime exploitation).
  • Roles and Structure
  • Mental Health and SYV
  • Understanding Trauma and Contextual safeguarding
  • Impact of Social Media and Music on knife crime and youth violence (The Drill Music Debate)
  • The evolution of county lines and organised criminal distribution of drugs
  • Language and discourse
  • Modern Day Slavery and new legislation around county lines and CCE
  • Recognise indicators that young people are being exploited for county lines
  • Examine the role of girls and young women including grooming, initiation and sexual exploitation.
  • Recognise early intervention opportunities.
  • Identify available support and resources for young people in your area.
  • Intervention and prevention. Signposting and referring to specialist services



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