Prevent training

There are a range of training sessions available. 

Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP)

Session: This session looks at the way Salford City Council works to stop people being radicalised.

To raise awareness of PREVENT and CHANNEL as a strategy to reduce the number of people becoming or supporting violent extremism through recognising, supporting, and protecting people who might be susceptible to radicalisation through multi-agency support. This online session is for practitioners who have contact with vulnerable people (of all ages, younger and older) to safeguard them from violent extremism. 

The training includes:

  • How young people and adults are radicalised
  • The signs of radicalisation
  • Local and national tensions including the Far Right and Islamist extremism
  • How Prevent supports safeguarding vulnerable individuals against radicalisation and terrorism
  • What to do if you think a person is being radicalised

Dates and times:

  • Thursday 16 November 2023, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 11 January 2024, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 14 March 2024, 1pm to 3pm


Small Steps, Right Wing Extremism

Session: Small Steps Training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far-Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influences.

This will include:

  • Understanding far right language and symbols
  • Understanding the methods the far right used to recruit
  • Understanding the far rights influence in Salford and across the UK
  • Signs someone is being radicalised by the far right

Dates and times:

  • Tuesday 14 November 2023, 1pm to 3pm
  • Tuesday 16 January 2024, 1pm to 3pm
  • Tuesday 12 March 2024, 1pm to 3pm


Understanding the threat of Incel Violence

Session: Do you know what an Incel is? Do you know if you would be classed as a Chad or Stacy, a Tyrone or a Foid? For some, this might be the first time hearing these terms but in the Incel world this is normal everyday language. An Incel or Involuntary Celibates are a subculture of men who believe women are blame for their lack of intimate sexual intimacy. So why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place? Why do they feel comfortable there? How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?

This online training will be approximately two hours in length and will include:

  • What is an Incel?
  • Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place?
  • Why do they feel comfortable there? How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
  • The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community.
  • The connection of the Incel community and the far right.
  • The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community.
  • How to recognise and respond to young men expressing these views.

Dates and times:

  • Thursday 12 October 2023, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday 7 December 2023, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday 15 February 2024, 10am to 12pm


Hate Crime Bystander Intervention Training

Afternoon and evening sessions

Session: Stand by Me is delivered by Communities Inc, a project that empowers people to assist victims of bullying, harassment or hate through safe bystander interventions.

Do you want to challenge discrimination?

Attend our Bystander Intervention Training and learn how you can tackle hate! Learn how to safely intervene when others need help.

The session will cover:

  • Exploring the spectrum of hate and how it can escalate
  • Brief overview of hate crime including statistics
  • Understanding the Bystander Effect and the barriers to helping
  • Examining real life case studies and how people may feel and respond
  • Raising awareness of a range of safe interventions that make us a better ally.

Date, times and venue:  

  • Thursday 5 October 2023 (two sessions) - 12.30pm to 3.30pm or 5.30pm to 8.30pm, Eccles Gateway



This page was last updated on 22 September 2023

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