Working with Children and Young People at risk of Knife Crime; Managing Risk and Delivering an Effective Intervention

Date & Time:

Thursday 25 March 2021 (09.15 - 16.30)

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St Luke’s Church Centre, Great Colmore Street Lee Bank Birmingham B15 2AT


Level 3


This new course has been designed for multi-agency safeguarding professionals to address the specific issue of tackling knife crime in Birmingham.

The course will illustrate how knife crime affects young people and is relevant to practitioners wanting to know more about managing risk of knife crime and delivering brief interventions to reduce risk.


Target Group

Multi-agency safeguarding professionals working with vulnerable children, young people and their parent(s)/carer(s). The course is a practical course around developing practical intervention skills and is suitable for social workers, teachers, health professionals, youth workers, family support workers.



To provide delegates with the communication skills and practical strategies to effectively support families where substance misuse is an issue.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will understand:

  • The current picture regarding knife crime law, statistics and data
  • How to conduct knife crime risk assessments for people who use services
  • How to work using a multi-agency partnership approach to manage the risks associated with knife crime
  • How to use interventions to address the risk of knife crime
  • To know where to seek further help, advice and information.


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St Luke’s Church Centre, Great Colmore Street Lee Bank Birmingham B15 2AT