1 hour Refresher| Recognising Vulnerabilities, Building Resilience



Audience: Organisations/Professionals/Those working with young people.  No number restriction

Description: The course is suitable for staff in organisations that are youth focused and working with young and vulnerable people.  The impact of violent extremism and radicalisation is an increasingly urgent element of standard safeguarding and this course attempts to provide a quick overview around vulnerabilities, conversations around extremism and how to spot some of the identified behaviours based on worldwide research that’s been conducted.

Learning outcomes:

1. Prevent: legislation and overview.

2. Understanding to prevent: recruitment techniques and propaganda

3. Processes of radicalisation and disengagement. How to build resilience in the youth space.  Top practical tips.

4. Identifying risk and vulnerabilities in individuals

5. Further reading and resources




✓Expert trainer

✓Evaluation form (so we can make sure you’re happy pre and post course)

✓Certificate (on completion)

✓Blogs and articles to share with staff on extremism

✓Free access to short films tackling extremism useful in youth focused environments

Note: Buy a package, get a discount


9/11: The Al Qaeda attacks on New York’s Twin Towers and the Pentagon in Washington on 11th September 2001, which triggered President George W Bush’s ‘War on Terror’ and the  wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

7/7: The co-ordinated bomb attacks on London by four young British men in the name of Al Qaeda, on 7th July 2005, which killed 52 people.

Al Qaeda: Terrorist group founded in 1988 by Osama Bin Laden, which committed the 9/11 attacks.

Islamic State (Daesh/IS/ISIS/ISIL): Terrorist group formed after the fall of Saddam Hussain in Iraq and the civil war in Syria. It is the most prominent recruiter of Westerners to its mission to establish its own state.

CONTEST & the ‘4 Ps’: The British Government’s Counter Terrorism strategy initiated in 2006, revised in 2011, consisting of 4 strands: Prepare, Protect, Prevent and Pursue.

Prevent: Aiming to stop (prevent) individuals from supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists.