Specialists in Serious Youth Violence, Child Criminal Exploitation including County Lines, and Mentoring for Young People
County lines is a major threat to young people and vulnerable adults throughout England, Scotland and Wales, that is expanding and progressing at fast pace. With over 1400 County Lines operating throughout England and Wales putting thousands of young people and vulnerable adults at risk.
This Bloom accredited training is aimed at professionals and volunteers working with Children and Young People and/or Vulnerable Adults. The training is quality assured on a regular basis by a member of the National County Lines Network
The aims of the training is to raise awareness of County Lines in order to provide the correct support and intervention for young people who may be involved in County Lines or at risk of becoming involved in County Lines.
The session will cover
Time will be given for questions and answers and also to provide information around any concerns professionals may have for a young person they believe could be involved or at risk of County Lines or Child Criminal Exploitation, including any intelligence sharing to local police force if needed.
Edge offer Mentoring packages to Young People involved or at risk of Child Criminal Exploitation, Serious Youth Violence, Gang Activity and Organised Crime. Our aim is to engage with identified young people and mentor them into a life away from Crime and Harm, engaging young people in education and positive social activities. Working closely with the Local Police Force, Statutory and Voluntary Organisations to create a multi agency approach around the Young People.
“County lines is a term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into one or more importing areas within the UK, using dedicated mobile phone lines or other form of “deal line”. They are likely to exploit children and vulnerable adults to move and store the drugs and money and they will often use coercion, intimidation, violence (including sexual violence) and weapons”.
County lines is a major threat to young people and vulnerable adults throughout England, Scotland and Wales, that is expanding and progressing at fast pace. With a growing number of County Lines operating throughout England and Wales putting thousands of young people and vulnerable adults at risk.
Edge North East Ltd, helping professionals gain the skills and knowledge to recognise and work with Young People involved in Child Criminal Exploitation in relation to County Lines. Helping tackle County Lines isn’t only a commitment, but also a passion to Edge North East. With dedicated Training and a dedicated instructor, Edge aims to develop professionals awareness of this form of Child Criminal Exploitation. Check out the site to learn about what we have to offer, and give Edge a call or email to schedule a meeting.
County Lines Awareness films from EDGE NE, S
County Lines Awareness raising film by Edge NE, Sunderland University and Northumb
Awareness Raising Film for Serious Youth Violence by EDGE NE, Sunderland University
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