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Knife Crime Prevention Adult Well-being
Knife Crime Prevention Adult Well-being

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Are you worried that your child may be at risk from being affected or involved in knife crime? It's important that you understand what you can do to promote your child's welfare and safeguard them from potential harm.

This course aims to help increase your knowledge of the subject so that you feel confident in recognising the dangers, reporting your concerns, and promoting good personal safety to your child..

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To define knife crime and serious youth violence
  2. To know the myths and facts surrounding knife crime
  3. To know the UK-wide statistics and the hot spot areas
  4. To know why knife crime has become a problem
  5. To know the type of young people and circumstances that present the greatest risk
  6. To explore the dangers to others and to oneself of carrying knives (the health implications and risks to personal safety)
  7. To look at a knife crime case study
  8. To understand the cycle of revenge and reprisals
  9. To be aware of the Criminal Justice Response: the legal implications of carrying a knife (such as possession, stop and search, and joint enterprise)
  10. To be able to recognise the victims and the impact on family and community
  11. To know how to identify risk and the signs and indicators that your child may be putting themselves at risk
  12. To know how to effectively talk to a young person when you have concerns
  13. To understand building resilience (empowering the child to keep themselves safe, making critical decisions, dealing with conflict and managing risk)
  14. To understand safeguarding and reporting your concerns - how a concern may come to your attention, how to respond to a disclosure, why young people often don't disclose information, and what to do next
  15. To know who to go to if you have a concern
  16. To know the essential and specialist services available
  17. To know what happens after a referral - how to follow up, what to do if you don't agree with the decision, strategy discussions, and further support

As part of The Big Initiative, you’re able to access free well-being online courses that have been created by leading practitioners. This online course is designed to provide you with support and knowledge on the subject. Please always reach out to a professional if you feel that you need further support.

A healthy, happy workforce is good for business. It reduces absences, increases productivity, and grows your bottom line. Bringing your best team to work is about teaching them healthy habits and lifestyle changes that they can make out of work, as well as in.

Our health and wellness experts have been making a difference in a wide variety of sectors for a number of years.

Please speak to a professional should you need further support after completing this online course.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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