Half day Prevent Course| Safeguarding Against Violent Extremism for Professionals (SAVE)| Face to Face


Length of course: 3 hours

For those working with young and vulnerable people, the impact of violent extremism and radicalisation is an increasingly urgent element of standard safeguarding.  Our trainer led course is intended to work around your organisational requirements and needs and make the course interactive so that staff confidence can be raised.

Through its combination of academic knowledge, practitioner experience and community connection, ConnectFutures has developed this course to increase understanding about the law, the path into and out of violent extremism, and the practical actions to help prevent and identify risk and vulnerability.

Learning outcomes:

1.. Legislation: understanding the law and its implications for your work

2. Definitions of extremism/violent extremism:

3. Wider history, context and community experiences

4. Understanding to prevent: recruitment techniques and propaganda. Videos

5. Table group activity:

6. Processes of radicalisation and disengagement -Identifying risk and vulnerabilities in individuals

7. Practical action: talking through real cases, preventing, intervening, signposting, de/escalating

We tailor our courses to the needs of your sector and organisation, with trainers experienced in policing, prisons and probation, health, housing and more, and for different staff needs, from front line workers to management and policy officers.



What we provide:

✓Expert trainer

✓Evaluation form (so we can make sure you’re happy pre and post course)

✓Certificate (on completion)

✓Blogs and articles to share with staff on extremism

✓Free access to short films tackling extremism useful in school and college environment

Note: Buy a package, get a discount

9/11: The Al Qaeda attacks on New York’s Twin Towers and the Pentagon in Washington on 11th September 2001, which triggered President George W Bush’s ‘War on Terror’ and the  wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

7/7: The co-ordinated bomb attacks on London by four young British men in the name of Al Qaeda, on 7th July 2005, which killed 52 people.

Al Qaeda: Terrorist group founded in 1988 by Osama Bin Laden, which committed the 9/11 attacks.

Islamic State (Daesh/IS/ISIS/ISIL): Terrorist group formed after the fall of Saddam Hussain in Iraq and the civil war in Syria. It is the most prominent recruiter of Westerners to its mission to establish its own state.

CONTEST & the ‘4 Ps’: The British Government’s Counter Terrorism strategy initiated in 2006, revised in 2011, consisting of 4 strands: Prepare, Protect, Prevent and Pursue.

Prevent: Aiming to stop (prevent) individuals from supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists.