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
Who Am I?
Passionate, Radical or Extreme
Crime & Consequences
Social Expressions
Where from Here?
Physical & Mental Wellbeing
Finding Your Passion
Attributes of A Strong Leader

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

Who Am I?

Learning Objective

  • Understand how and why greatness arises from within and the importance of believing in self
  • Understand life is about choices and the outcome of any situation is always on oneself
  • Importance of learning from every situation
  • Importance of loving self always
  • Believe and trust that we are all here for a purpose

Crime and Consequences

Learning Objective

  • Understand there is no quick road to true achievements
  • Understand the consequences of poor choices and companionship
  • Deeper insight to life behind the prison walls and expelling the myths and misconceptions
  • Make aware the psychologically affect prison has on many youths and remove the misconception that prison life is easy
  • Understand that anything can be achieved once the mind is switched on
  • Understand the difference between success and failure

Social Expressions

Learning Objective

  • Understanding the meaning of social expressions and it’s relation to society
  • Deeper understanding how positive energy and self-belief can change your life
  • Understanding the 3V rule and its affect on others
  • Understanding the concept that success and failure are only choices
  • To always believe in self

Physical and Mental Wellbeing

Learning Objective

  • Understanding the importance of healthy nutrition
  • Understanding the affects of fast food and how it links to depression
  • Understanding how food intake can affect moods.
  • Good understanding of different drugs, why people take them and the affects
  • Insight into alcohol and drug abuse
  • Understand how healthy eating is good for the mind and body.
  • Importance of exercise, the physiological and emotional benefits

Where From Here?

Learning Objective

  • Deeper understanding of the importance in taking responsibility of ones actions
  • To understand what personal development truly means
  • Importance of understanding ones strengths and weaknesses
  • Understanding the importance of believing in self and the power of the mind

Finding Your Passion

Learning Objective

  • Understanding the word passion and its relation to our lives
  • Understanding passion is energy and a driving force
  • Importance of finding ones passion and knowing what you enjoy
  • Understanding that passion and self-reflection are powerful together
  • Coming to the realisation that passion is a priceless gift

Attributes of A Strong Leader

Learning Objective

  • Understanding the true meaning of a leader and what it takes be to a leader
  • The Importance self-belief
  • Deeper understanding of how ones actions have an affect on others
  • Understanding how one perception can shape lives
  • Understanding the importance of self control and self-respect
  • Understanding that kindness, consideration and respect are weaknesses but strengths

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

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