December 20


09:00 am - 12:30 pm

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KIP Education


Hippodrome Training Room

London, WC2H 7JH

London, England, GB, WC2H 7JH

Training -County Lines, Gangs & Young People

On this half-day course you will develop your understanding of county lines and gangs, and increase your confidence to implement what you learn into your own work. This course is a must for any professional working with vulnerable young people.

Your trainer is Craig Pinkney, a Criminologist, Urban Youth Specialist, Lecturer at the University College Birmingham and is one of the UK’s leading thinkers/doers in responding to Gangs and Serious Youth Violence. He is an JNC qualified Youth Worker with over 15 year’s experience as an Outreach Worker, Transformational Speaker, Gang Exit Strategist, Mediator, Mentor and Filmmaker.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the training, participants will:

  • Identify the evolution of countylines, youth violence and gangs.
  • Recognise indicators and reasons young people get involved with countylinesor gangs.
  • Talk about the role of young women including grooming, initiation and sexual exploitation.
  • Recognise early intervention opportunities.
  • Examine key aspects of gangs such as structure, and the impact of media.
  • Identify available support and resources for young people in your area