: How To Address Gang Culture and Mindset In PracticeDates
: Thursday 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th Feb 2021Time:
Online, Zoom Award
: Working towards AQA Unit Award in Key Principles of MentoringTraining Overview
Develop your understanding of the culture and mindset of young people caught up in criminal exploitation and gang related lifestyles.
Gain confidence in how to deliver 1:1 mentoring or befriending whilst preparing yourself for what can be transformative mentoring relationship. Training Outline
With the basic knowledge of street gangs and county lines, this training will also provide you with an understanding of;
- The culture and mindset of gangs
- The power behind gang lifestyles
- What's your mentoring 'offer'
- Developing your gang counter narrative
- Creating a safe, trusting mentoring space
- Core concepts in mentoring the at riskOutcomes;
Trainees will have improved understanding of;
- The common beliefs found in gang culture
- How to address risks with mentees
- How to support mentees involved in gangs
- Core techniques for developing trust
- How to use Language That Cares
Trainees will leave with a set of tools and techniques that will benefit both mentor and mentee.
- Delivered face to face or online
- Facilitated by the Founders of The Mentoring Lab
- Supported by ex-gang member
- Time allocated to reflect and practice tools
- Materials and mentoring resources provided
- Post-training support included.
Who is this training for?
New and experienced youth practitioners, teachers, employers and foster carers, professionals involved in engaging young people, volunteer mentors or community groups.