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      Working effectively with young women affected by gangs and county lines in Islington


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      September 23, 2019

      Monday  10:00 AM

      Upper Street
      Islington, Islington N1 2UD

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      Working effectively with young women affected by gangs and county lines

      Three-day professional development for professionals with experience of working with vulnerable adolescents including young women affected by gangs and county line activity 9.5 out of 10 average rating An intensive and practical three-day training programme that improves the skills of practitioners so they are more able and confident to support young women affected by gangs and county line activity. Co-delivered by Abianda Young Trainers, senior Abianda specialists and our Solution Focused Therapist. Content includes: First hand testimony from young trainers with facilitated Q&A Policy and research context relevant to supporting gang-affected young women Interactive exercises to illustrate the need for a ‘culture shift’ in the way services engage with gang-affected young women & vulnerability Understanding the various roles of young women in gangs, the associated risks and the barriers they face in accessing services Understanding the complexities of young women’s ‘victim’ and ‘perpetrating’ behaviour Understanding the need for a participatory and strengths-based response to these young women and the associated vulnerabilities Understanding the need for a contextualised safeguarding approach in order to respond to the realities and risk that young women experience as adolescents in various contexts 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 Understand and practice the delivery of Abianda’s structured programme of work for young women affected by gangs and county line activity Understand theory, techniques and tools (including solution focused therapy) from the Abianda model that can be used straight away in day-to-day practice

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