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Understanding Youth Crime & Urban Disaffection

This exclusive training for professionals working with young people, youth workers, YOT workers, teachers, mentors and those that work within family services. 


A unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of young people at risk, involved or victims of gang culture and violence. 

This 1 day training course will help practitioners put forward proactive interventions to engage & tackle this prevalent & challenging issue. The training provides an opportunity to gain an understanding of why young people are attracted to street gangs, gang culture and knife related violence. Looking at the law with regards to knife crime and the legal and emotional consequences of carrying a knife. The course aims to develop an understanding as to why young people feel it necessary to belong to gangs, the associated risks and possible indicators. 


This course is a must for any professional working with vulnerable young people. It will assist practitioners introduce proactive interventions to support ‘at risk’ young people in tackling this social issue.


  • Explore the evidence on community violence, including gang information

  • Explore the impact of violence upon families and relationships, from both a historical and contemporary perspective

  • Share good practice when safeguarding and promoting a violence-free lifestyle

  • Overcome the challenges facilitators may encounter when discussing violence

  • Boost facilitator confidence in delivering SFSC, even when facing opposition from parents, practitioners or their own values


Really powerful and insightful course especially for someone like myself who has never had that ‘street’ level of knowledge experience

The trainer was focused, enthusiastic, knowledgeable of his field, open, direct, time keeper

Absolutely incredible course, can’t recommend it enough!

Excellent course; very detailed knowledge and explanations to ensure understanding



At KIP Education, the experiences of professionals, and the young people they work with, are at the heart of our training programme. Each year we deliver training to over 10,000 professionals, and our expert trainers give you the practical skills to support the young people you work with.

Our training courses are designed to build your understanding of key issues and give you the confidence to make a difference in young people’s lives.


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This one day course is for professionals working in a range of youth and community settings.

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To provide participants with an understanding of what professional boundaries are and why they are needed.

Explore power balance/imbalance, who negotiates the boundaries and who is accountable should a violation occur

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