Street Knowledge

streetknowledge

Workshops and Seminars that cover a range of topics addressing anti-social behaviour, cause and consequences for possession of offence weapons and violent crime, to confidence building, self-reflection and life choices. All presentations fit into the category of prevention and intervention material. Stephen’s PowerPoint presentations are very interactive and includes a combination of videos, charts, pictures and literature. Workshops can be tailored according to the organisations availability and time.

Workshops offered

Path to Success
Choose a Knife or Choose your Life
Gangs and Street Culture
Psychological Trauma: Antisocial Behaviour & Violence
I Am Workshop
Passionate, Radical or Extreme
Crime & Consequences
Social Expressions
Where from Here?

Path to Success

Learning objectives include

      • The definition of success and what it means to be successful
      • Understanding the difference between success and achievements
      • Understanding the difference between determination and lack of determination
      • Understanding the difference between failure and success
      • Understanding the consequences of wrong choices.
      • Knowing the difference between ill gain and hard work
      • Identifying the importance of hard work
      • Understanding the power of change (mentally and physically)

Choose a Knife or Choose your Life

Learning objectives include

      • Understanding the emotions and psyche of the mind of individuals prone to carry knives
      • Relating trauma to violent behaviour
      • Understanding the impact of miseducation and social conduct
      • Identifying what’s wrong from right, control and lack of control
      • Understanding the joint enterprise law
      • Greater understanding and broad prespective of the affects of violent crime
      • Understanding and knowing the importance of self-love

Gangs and Street Culture

Aim

      • Defining the word and concept of Gang/s
      • Highlight and analyse the main factors that create and produce anti-social behaviour and violent crime
      • Explain the connection between/how environment affects personalities/characteristics
      • Explore label and stigmatisation and how it affects and feeds society for centuries
      • Explain the school to prison to pipeline theory and model
      • Explore the affects and relation of media and society
      • Exploring the root of street culture, history and its affect on society and personalities

Objectives

      • Understanding the meaning and association of the word and the various ways it can be used
      • Greater understanding of the root cause of problems that produce anti-social behaviour and violent crime
      • Identifying how environment affects personalities/characteristics
      • Understanding what label and stigmatisation is
      • Understanding the school to prison pipeline and model and its relation to the UK
      • Understanding media’s impact on social life
      • Greater understanding the root of street culture, the history and its origin, and its affect on society and personalities.

Psychological Trauma: Antisocial Behaviour & Violence

Learning Objective

      • Understanding what psychological trauma is?
      • Learn how childhood trauma can still affect an individual even in adulthood
      • Understanding the link between trauma, PTSD and anti-social behaviour
      • Recognise experiences that can cause psychological trauma
      • Understand the defining patterns and effects of trauma
      • Understanding the key factors responsible for the increased trauma and PTSD within society
      • Increase awareness of street life and the connection to traumatic experiences
      • Family breakdown, poverty, lack of and miseducation feeds undiagnosed trauma.
      • Recognise reactive trauma and understand how to deal with it
      • Understanding the fundamental steps necessary to address PSTD

I Am Workshop

Course Outline: Seven sessions

      • session 1: Intro
      • session 2: Screening of animated Cartoon
      • session 3: Weapon of Choices
      • žsession 4: Life Choices
      • session 5: Positive & Negative Relationships
      • session 6: Environmental influences
      • session 7: Pathway for Change

I Am: Project aims to:

      • Reduce involvement in gangs/guns and knifes
      • Increase awareness of self and responsibility
      • Improve lives, decision making and opportunities
      • Increase engagement and social interaction
      • Visual understanding through practical role play
      • Discussion and debate with the intention of understanding the seriousness of Knife & Gun crime in today’s society and the detrimental effects it has not only on the youths but loved ones also.
      • Increase awareness and the understanding of the dangers of violent crime
      • Understand cause and effect (consequence of action)
      • Understand systemic influences (e.g. music, media, and the film industry)

Learning objectives

      • Learn why consequences are not always considered during the act of violence
      • Key trigger motives for possession of a weapon and what the outcome options will be
      • Being able to distinguish what you have control of and what is outside of your control
      • Identify the risks and consequences choices.
      • Identify the realisation and the effects of different personalities in relationships and life.
      • To understand what it is to be respected appreciated and admired
      • Recognise the insecurities that may lead to wrong decision being made
      • Understanding peoples reasons for mis-placed loyalty
      • Understanding how lack of normal interaction can lead to young people not being able to have normal life interaction to discuss their thoughts
      • Recognise the influence of the media and the psychological processing of information
      • Family breakdown, poverty lack of and miseducation. General well being
      • Understanding the barriers that may be in place when people try and change their lifestyle choices
      • Being able to recognise where there is reactive trauma and understanding how childhood trauma might affect how young people develop
      • Understanding the bigger picture and pitfalls. Implementing change through lessons learnt and effects of following the affects of behaviour

Passionate, Radical or Extreme

Aim

      • Define radical, what is and it’s meaning
      • Teach the power of words
      • Show the different between religion and politics
      • Highlight the factors that distort religion
      • Show the connection between the Abrahamic Faiths i.e. Judaism, Christianity and Islam
      • Insight into the various ways people are radicalised
      • Highlight scriptural misinformation
      • Show the scriptural relations between faiths

Learning objectives

      • Understanding what it means to radical
      • Misunderstanding the content in which specific words are used
      • Understand the different between religion and politics
      • Acknowledging the causing factor that distort religion
      • Understand the connection between the Abrahamic Faiths i.e. Judaism, Christianity and Islam
      • Understand the various ways used to radicalise people
      • Understanding the dangers of misinformation