To reduce the risk of special educational needs children being involved or have potential to be recruited and groomed into gangs or other criminal activity.
The individuals involved in the programme are aware of both the support available and consequences which potentially lie ahead for both victim and perpetrator.
25 children and young people attended the project, all have identified special educational needs. Approximately 95% of individuals referred are at risk of being involved or have potential to be recruited and groomed into gangs or other criminal activity.
All the children and young people who engaged are equipped to make informed choices around different aspects of violence, in particular relating to such violence in the community and relating to criminal activity. They have been made aware of both the support available and consequences which potentially lie ahead for both victim and perpetrator.
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