Knife Crime And Syv For Practitioners And Professionals

Knife Crime And Syv For Practitioners And Professionals

Instructor: admin 27 Feb, 2023
About The Course

Knife Crime and

Serious Youth Violence Training

(For Professionals)

It’s important that we, as professionals, understand what we can do to promote their welfare and safeguard them from potential harm. This Knife Crime and Serious Youth Violence course aims to help increase your knowledge of the subject so that you feel confident in recognising abuse, reporting your concerns and promoting a good quality of life for all the vulnerable adults you work with.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is suitable for anyone whose job role involves working with young people at risk of being affected or involved in knife crime whether it’s on a full-time, part-time or voluntary basis. The course is suitable for workers at all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time staff and volunteers, and requires no pre-requisite knowledge.


The course is divided into a number of key areas and includes an assessment at the end:

  • Definitions – Knife Crime and Serious Youth Violence
  • Examining the current picture -. Statistics UK wide and hot spot areas
  • Why it has knife crime become a problem
  • Which young people are at greatest risk –identifying the types of young people and circumstances which present the greatest risk.
  • The dangers around carrying knives to others and to oneself (Health implications and risks to personal safety).
  • Knife Crime – Case Study
  • The cycle of revenge and reprisals
  • Criminal Justice Response – Sentences, for possession or using a knife, stop and search and joint enterprise
  • Victims and the impact on family and community.
  • Identifying Risk – Identifying the signs and indicators a young person may be putting them self at risk
  • Having a conversation – Tips on how to effectively talk to a young person when you have concerns
  • Build Resilience How a young person can keep themselves safe. Making critical decisions, managing risk and dealing with conflict
  • Safeguarding and Reporting Your Concerns –how a concern may come to your attention, how to respond to a disclosure, why young people often don’t disclose information, what to do next.
  • Support and Essential Services – List of some of essential and specialist services available
  • What Happens After a Referral –adult social care’s decision, what to do if you don’t agree with the decision, strategy discussions, the case conference, protection plans, reviewing the plan, discontinuing the plan and further reading.
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