YOUNG WOMEN, COUNTY LINES & GANGS

For Professionals Supporting Young People

County lines, or ‘going country’ refers to when groups or gangs exploit young people or vulnerable adults to carry and/or sell drugs across county boundaries.  

On this half-day course you will develop your understanding of young women involved and or affected by county lines and gangs, and increase your confidence to implement what you learn into your own work. 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Professionals working predominantly with children, young people and their families, parents or carers, and those involved in intervention and reviewing the safeguarding needs for a child or young people, where there are safeguarding concerns, and or potential risks of exploitation.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the training, participants will: 

  • Identify the emergence of county lines, youth violence and gangs.

  • Recognise indicators, signs and reasons young people may get caught up with countylines or gangs.

  • Talk about the role of young women specifically including; grooming, initiation, drug running and sexual exploitation.

  • Recognise early intervention and harm minimisation opportunities.

  • Examine key aspects of gangs such as structure, and the impact of media.

  • Identify available support and resources for young people in your area

Test

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

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ABOUT OUR TRAINING

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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Specifically designed and developed to meet a client’s particular needs where a mix of training and consultancy could be offered.


For more information, please contact the KIP Education Training Manager on 0208 207 5567


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