Gangs training

This course will look at how you can support gang-affected young people and families. It will give you an insight into the wide range of multi-agency work being done, and the various forums where gangs are discussed. For example, at a missing persons panel and multi-agency risk assessment conference (MARAC). As part of the joint agency group (JAG) and fair access process (FAP). Or, in connection with multi-agency child exploitation (MACE).

It will also include learning from local practice reviews including, county lines, child exploitation and contextual safeguarding.

Learning objectives

  • understand the vulnerability factors that may lead a young person to join a gang
  • have a broad understanding of gangs operating in Croydon
  • identify the cross-agency work around gangs and the various forums where they are discussed
  • be aware of services currently supporting young people and staff with gang-related issues and the referral process for these
  • be aware of multi-agency developments responding to issues of county lines, child exploitation and extra family harm (contextual safeguarding)

Who this course is for

  • Practitioners who work intensively with children, young people and/or parents/ carers.
  • Those who have particular specialist child protection responsibilities.
  • Operational managers of services for children, young people and/or parents / carers.
  • Professional advisers and designated leads for child protection

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Contact us

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