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Training Update: Understanding Gangs & Gang Culture and County Lines

"The trainer was amazing, very knowledgeable I would highly recommend the course to colleagues"

-Social Care Worker, Birmingham

Are you an education or social care professional and do you have an understanding of contemporary gang culture? Are you aware of the glamourised version of gang culture portrayed to, and accepted by many young people and how social media impacts in this context? Do you know how young people use anger and violence as a 'coping' strategy?   If not, a specialist 1- day online or  in house course on this topic will increase your skills and knowledge in this area.

Gangs & Gang Culture Virtual & Classroom training

This exceptionally useful & interesting  course will enable you to have a more informed understanding of responding to anger management, of the numerous factors that influence this and how to motivate change and awareness with young people of  how they use anger and violence as a coping strategy.  The course also addresses ways of changing this to more positive pro-social options. 

Ultimately, this course will help you to increase your confidence to understand, engage and positively address these issues from a variety of different perspectives. The course’s focus is to educate as well as provide effective counter arguments and brief interventions that can be used with young people.

Who is the course for?

This course is susitable for ALL education and  social care professionals (including Youth Justice, Social Workers, Early Intervention). As an on-line course, it can be split into sessions and is available through Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams etc. Or it can be delivered at your premises in the classroom.

To find out more about this high quality training course, delivered by one of our specialist trainers in this field, please click here

For more information about our Gangs Early Help & Systemic Youth Violence training for Adult Social Care staff click here

County Lines

Gang culture also links strongly to the increasingly prevalent County Lines issue, with young people particularly targeted by drug supply chains. Talking Life's County Lines specialist course can help improve awareness of this serious problem. Find out more here

“An incredibly knowledgeable trainer who has a presence that is captivating, combined with a rare ability to simply explain interventions with a focus on practical applications” 

James Sykes – Hull Safeguarding Board


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