The Understanding The Impact of Extremism course is designed for any member of staff or volunteer who is coming into contact with children or adults who could be at risk of being radicalised.
Radicalisation refers to the gradual social process into extremism and is often applied to explain changes in ideas or behaviour. A distinction exists between the cognitive and behavioural dimensions of radicalisation, with the latter referring to engagement in extremist activities.
Violent extremism is the beliefs and actions of people who support or use violence to achieve ideological, religious or political goals. This includes terrorism and other forms of politically motivated and communal violence.
The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 contains a duty on specified authorities to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism. This is also known as the Prevent duty. This applies to many settings, including places of education.
So what are your duties?
To comply with the Prevent duty, providers need to:
This training will support your organisation meeting these duties.
This course has been created and delivered by Milly Wildish, a child protection specialist and a former counter terrorism specialist police officer, who has worked in criminal and education settings. Milly is a national safeguarding panel member and is currently engaged in a large-scale independent investigation, into current and historical allegations of child abuse.
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