Free course

Engaging with children and young people

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Engaging with children and young people

This free course, Engaging with children and young people, explores how police engage with children and young people and how this can be approached differently.

This course was produced by The Open University in association with the Police Service of Northern Ireland. 

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand more effective ways of engaging with children and young people
  • understand the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • understand the difference between ‘at risk’ and ‘risky behaviours’
  • evaluate potential steps that can be taken to better support children and young people.

First Published: 16/01/2020

Updated: 13/11/2020