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Gangs and Youth Violence.

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Gangs and Youth Violence eLearning

Full Description

This course is uses interactive screens, real-life cases, quotes, and scenarios, as well as thought-provoking questions designed to keep the learner engaged all the way through the course.


Some of the topics include:


What is a gang?; the changing face of gangs; territoriality; social media and gangs; risk factors; domestic violence; warning signs; the roles of women and girls; racial bias; behaviour in schools; windows of opportunity for intervention; villain or victim?; authority responsibility; the importance of intervening early; what to do - parents / carers; CAF, schools, police and the community; hospitals; third sector organisations.


This is course contains different sections (see the list below).


To move between the sections - once you have successfully completed your assessment and closed the screen - go back to the course and click “continue” to access the next section.


1.     Introduction

2.     Girls and Women

3.     What can be done


See Learning outcomes below

Learning Outcomes

• Territorial conflicts

• Roles women and girls play in gangs

• Windows of opportunity for intervention

• Racial bias

• Methods for schools to handle at-risk and disruptive students

• Role of the police, hospitals, and third sector groups in preventing gang recruitment and violence

Children's Services
Safeguarding - Children's 
Target Audience
All staff 
Estimated Duration