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      November 19, 2019

      Tuesday  10:00 AM

      Upper Street
      Islington, Islington N1 2UD

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      Girls, Gangs and County Lines

      Girls, Gangs and County Lines: working effectively with young women experiencing criminal exploitation For professionals who may work with young women affected by these issues, or have experience in working with vulnerable adolescents Abianda is part of a pan-London MOPAC funded project bringing together boroughs and service delivery organisations, to develop and deliver a support service for young people who are vulnerable and caught up in county lines drug distribution networks. Learning outcomes: Increased understanding of how young women are affected by gangs and county line activity Increased ability to recognise signs of these types of criminal exploitation Increased understanding of what stops young women affected by gangs and county line activity getting help Increased knowledge of how to respond to young women affected by gangs and county line activity Content overview: First hand testimony from Young Trainers with facilitated Q&A The policy and research context relevant to supporting young women affected by gangs and county line activity Understanding the various roles of young women in gangs, the associated risks and the barriers they face in accessing services Understanding the various roles of young women play in county line activity and the subsequent risk and harm they experience Understanding the complexities of young women’s ‘victim’ and ‘perpetrating’ behaviour Understanding of Abianda’s practice model Interactive exercises to illustrate the need for a ‘culture shift’ in the way services engage with gang-affected young women & vulnerability Introduction to practical tools to ensure a relationship based, and young-women led, approach to enhance engagement and young women’s trust in our services, including Abianda’s safety mapping exercise drawing on contextual safeguarding principles

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