Youth Services & innovative training for practitioners working with young people

Young People and the Police

Short Course

½ day or twilight course – Cost : £50

The course aims to give an overview of the legal system as it relates to young people and the committal of offences. It also aims to enable practitioners to work confidently with young people who may have offending history and provides an overview of the different types of offence, sentences and alternative outcomes for offenders.

Topics Covered:

  • Types of offences
  • Sentencing options
  • Stop and search
  • New Government initiatives
  • Alternatives to conviction
  • Procedure from arrest to outcome

Who should attend this course:

This course is suitable for Practitioners including Youth workers, Personal Advisers, Teachers and those who advice and support young people, who need an understanding of the Law as it relates to young people.


At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of offences
  • Advise young people on likely sentencing outcome
  • Advice young people of their rights when stopped by a police
  • Access support for young people who have committed offences
  • Work in partnership with organisations to provide a better outcome for young offenders

To see our list of scheduled courses and to book please see:

In-house training:

Do you want to run a tailored version of this training in your organisation?

Please enquire about our in-house training rates

Triple Helix Training
0208 -1-333-168