Serious Violence Strategy: experts advocate earlier interventions

Derren Hayes
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Amid a rise in knife crime, new Serious Violence Strategy is to fund projects working with young people at risk of involvement with gangs. But experts say work with children needs to be in universal settings and start earlier.

EIF study finds teachers and school staff are well placed to identify young children showing the early signs of being at risk from gangs. Picture: Pressmaster/Adobe Stock
EIF study finds teachers and school staff are well placed to identify young children showing the early signs of being at risk from gangs. Picture: Pressmaster/Adobe Stock

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