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Working with Gangs and Youth Violence

  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in Working with Gangs and Youth Violence - 601/8713/X
  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Certificate in Working with Gangs and Youth Violence - 601/8714/1

The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award and Level 3 Certificate in Working with Gangs and Youth Violence provide learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills to be able to work with young people involved in violent behaviour or activities and with young people in gang impacted environments.

This qualification has been designed to enable learners to:

  • Develop interpersonal skills;
  • Work safely with young individuals;
  • Gain knowledge of social and psychological aspects of youth violence;
  • Understand national policies addressing youth violence;
  • Understand the impact of mental health on young people in gangs;
  • Understand and employ exit strategies from a gang;
  • Understand effects of marginalisation.

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 18 years.

For examples of case studies please follow this link for more information.

Follow the link below to the qualification guides where you will also find the units. Please contact us if you wish to see the indicative content for each unit.

 


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