This training offer will look at the particular issues around working with the adolescent service user and their families, looking at how support and intervention can be offered. It will consider the local service provsion and how this impacts on the safeguarding of young people in Brighton and Hove. There will be input from various professionals, considering aspects of adolescent attachment,the implimentation of a specific adolescent POD, and how partner agencies are working together to use diversion methods to avoid young people moving into the criminal justice system if possible.
•Consider the local issues relating to safeguarding adolescents.
•Explore the concept of adolescent thinking and attachment.
•Think about how to engage/interact with an adolescent service user.
•Consider how young people are drawn into criminality, and how they could be steered away from this path.
•Discuss safety in the digital world; sexting, cyber bullying, pornography, illegal images.
•Consider the differing risk issues for adolescent males and females.