2020 International conference on knife crime and youth violence [Cancelled]

Please note this event has been cancelled.

The conference will explore the current research, evidence and knowledge across knife crime prevalence, prediction and prevention.

The conference is aimed at policy makers and professionals involved with knife crime and youth violence. These would include, police, social and healthcare workers, psychologists, sociologists, teachers and educationalists, local governments and politicians.

The event starts at 8.30am and finishes at 5.30pm, a ticket for entry costs £138 and this cost includes refreshments and lunch. A full programme for the day can be found here.

Key themes to be discussed: 

      • The characteristics of crimes, offenders and victims
      • International perspective: international concerns for youth violence
      • Social media and gaming influences on youth violence and victim risk on the internet
      • How youth offending services reduce the risk of knife crime
      • Family support and mentoring
      • Exploring multi-agency interventions
      • Prevention of risk in youth gangs and knife crime

More information, and registration opportunities can be found on the official event here.

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