This module aims to develop young people’s knowledge, skills and attitudes so that they have a better understanding of the criminal justice system and are better equipped to handle and make sense of encounters with the police.
Who is this for?
Young people aged 14-25. An interest or background in law is not necessary.
Full Day. This module is designed to be delivered in conjunction with the other modules on legal capability. This module is also well suited to be delivered in conjunction with the modules Active Young Citizens and Human Rights and Young People
By the end of the course participants will:
- Gain an understanding of the principles underpinning the exercise of police powers and the functions of the criminal justice system
- Acquire knowledge of the legal foundations of police powers, in particular the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
- Develop oral advocacy skills by putting the law into practise in stop and search scenarios
- Develop written advocacy skills by putting the law into practise in police complaints scenarios
- Develop team working skills by working with other participants to solve problems
- Feel increased personal confidence when dealing with the police
- Have increased awareness and understand of and confidence in the criminal justice system
To make a payment for booking onto a module please click here and use the reference "Training". Please use the donation button to make your payment. The costs are heavily subsidised: Each module costs £100 for individuals referred by or working in private or public sector organisations, £60 for anyone else. If taking the IARS Certificate in Youth Policy then there is no charge for taking the modules.