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Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Young People and the Police

Posted at request of: 
Triple Helix Training
3 Talisman Square, London SE26 6XY

Tel: 0208-133-3168 / Mobile: 07957210924

Young People and the Police

27th June 2013

1pm – 4.30pm

Venue: Stratford Advice Arcade

The course aims to give an overview of the legal system as it relates to young people and the committal of offences. It also aims to enable practitioners to work confidently with young people who may have offending history and provides an overview of the different types of offence, sentences and alternative outcomes for offenders.

Topics Covered:

  • Types of offences
  • Sentencing options
  • Stop and search
  • New Government initiatives
  • Alternatives to conviction
  • Procedure from arrest to outcome
Who should attend this course:

This course is suitable for practitioners including Youth workers, Personal Advisers, Teachers and those who advise and support young people, who need an understanding of the Law as it relates to young people.


  • At the end of the course participants will be able to:
  • Identify the different types of offences
  • Advise young people on likely sentencing outcome
  • Advice young people of their rights when stopped by a police
  • Access support for young people who have committed offences
  • Work in partnership with organisations to provide a better outcome for young offenders
Cost: £50

Booking: Please book on line:

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