Youth Engagement – to support development, decision making, problem solving and Police Operations


    Course Abstract
    This course examines how young people develop, how they can be helped to make the right life choices and the benefits of engaging them in policing.

    Course Description
    This five day course examines the benefits of engaging young people in policing and works through a number of cases studies relating to formal and informal engagement strategies to enable students to use knowledge gained in the course to be able to engage young people in a meaningful way appropriate to the underlying youth issues.

    Held at a fully appointed and convenient location, this course will benefit those who seek to become more actively involved with young people and their community.

    Learning outcomes
    • Understand how young people develop and can be helped to make the right choices
    • Identify the risk factors that lead to crime and disorder and understand the protective factors that can prevent crime
    • Identify how partner agencies can help police
    • Work and test strategies to engage young people
    • Develop practical programme to engage young people

    The course is made up of the following units:

    Youth engagement

    The theories of cognitive development

    The importance of working with partner agencies

    Develop an understanding of the different ways of engaging with young people and understanding their issues in relation to social media and the internet

    Strategies for engaging with young people

    Understanding of universal targeted and specialist engagement programmes

    Develop an action plan for engaging young people and identifying partner agencies to work with



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    Abu Dhabi, Khaledia,
    Commercial Bank of Dubai Building,
    Office 801,
    Tel No: + 971 024438080

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    18, Soho Square, London, W1D 3Q
    0203 755 5344

    The London Policing College is a trading name of Rod Jarman Associates Ltd a Company registered In the United Kingdom No: 07460380; Registered address: 46-54 High Street , Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9DW.

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