“Understanding Extremism” training – FREE to attend: October 2021

“Understanding Extremism” training – FREE to attend: October 2021

The Sandwell Council Prevent Team are pleased to offer FREE Understanding Extremism training for community groups & staff.

This training explores issues relating to the ideology of global jihadism and the Extreme Far Right and also covers: The Prevent Strategy, including case studies of extremism and radicalisation.

Session Content:

  • Building resilience to terrorist narratives;
  • Understanding influencing factors;
  • Safeguarding and Prevent;
  • Signs and symbols of extremist groups;
  • Q&A with experienced staff

plus … Certificate upon completion.

There is also the opportunity to hear from two guest speakers:

Dave Allport – Founder and Director of REWIND UK
Dave has been challenging racism and extremism for over 25 years in Sandwell. He specialises in the Extreme Far-Right and has worked as a Home Office intervention provider, working with over 200 individuals including members of the EDL, National Front, and many more. His organisation, Rewind UK, now delivers training to schools and organisations.

Sarfraz Khan – Sandwell Childrens Trust Prevent Youth Officer
Sarfraz has been at the forefront of Sandwell’s Prevent work for over 10 years, working as the Youth Officer across the Council and the Children’s Trust. He specialises in ‘Islamist’ and ISIS- inspired terrorism and its ideological foundations and has worked with numerous young people in Sandwell. He also delivers Prevent training to organisations across the borough.

The training takes place on Thursday, 21st October 2021 from 1pm to 3pm and will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams (no software required!)

If you are interested, please email: prevent_inbox@sandwell.gov.uk

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