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Workshops to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP)
Thursday 15 February 2018, 11:30am - 01:00pm
Contact learn.develop@orkney.gov.uk

Are you a front line services who accesses people’s homes or meets them face to face? Do you have an SLA with OIC?

Then this training is for you. The session takes about 1 1/2 hours and dates and booking information are available below.

These sessions cover the Counter –Terrorism and security Act 2015, which  places a statutory duty on “Authorities” defined under the Act, of which OIC are one, to carry out functions with regard to the Strategy, particularly the PREVENT work stream. 

Prevent is part of the government counter-terrorism strategy, it's designed to tackle the problem of terrorism at its roots, preventing people from supporting terrorism or becoming involved in terrorism themselves. Prevent is part of the government counter-terrorism strategy, it's designed to tackle the problem of terrorism at its roots, preventing people from supporting terrorism or becoming involved in terrorism themselves. This workshop will provide you with:

  • an understanding of the Prevent strategy and your role within it;
  • the ability to use existing expertise and professional judgment to recognise the vulnerable individuals who may need support;
  • develop your existing expertise and professional judgement to recognise individuals who may be vulnerable to radicalisation;
  • and you will receive a clear picture of the risks and threats both nationally and at a local level.

It will also explain the local safeguarding and referral mechanisms and people to contact for further help and advice. Please contact learn.develop@orkney.gov.uk to book a place.

Location Scapa Room, Balfour Hospital
OIC are working jointly with NHS Orkney to ensure that employees and the voluntary sector can access this training and it is possible to book onto a session at NHS Orkney, if this is more convenient for you. Please note: to book onto a WRAP session with NHS Orkney please email ork_HB.Learning@nhs.net with your details.

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