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The aim of this training is to provide frontline staff and volunteers with both the theoretical background, and practical strategies of how to cope in potentially violent and actually violent situations. Practitioners working with young people are increasingly working in contexts where there is the potential for violent incidents occurring, whether directed against staff themselves or other young people and service users. It is important that staff who encounter such situations are aware of how to act appropriately and safely. Recent statements from the Association of Teachers and Lecturers and Ann Baxter, chair of the ADCS's (Association of Directors of Children?s Services) health, care and additional needs policy committee have recommended minimum training on; managing challenging behaviour, alternatives to using force, reasonable and proportionate restraint, and government guidelines on restraint

The aim of this training is to provide frontline staff and volunteers with both the theoretical background, and practical strategies of how to cope in potentially violent and actually violent situations. Practitioners working with young people are increasingly working in contexts where there is the potential for violent incidents occurring, whether directed against staff themselves or other young...

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