• From Violence to Resilience: Positive Transformative Programmes to Grow Young Leaders

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    DescriptionHow can young people break out of a vicious cycle of behaviour that harms them and others? This manual outlines a transformative programme that helps young people at risk of violence, or already caught up in violence, change the way they think about themselves and their futures. The programme supports them become young leaders who make a real contribution to their community. The approaches in this manual build on 18 years of work by Leap Confronting Conflict. It is a step by step guide to the approach used successfully by Leap to develop programmes and targeted interventions with young people at risk. Part 1 provides guidance and advice on the design and development of a transformative programme. Part 2 outlines the programmes for four workshops: Leadership; Advanced Leadership; Leadership in Action, and Fear and Fashion - Tackling knife carrying and use. The manual is packed with exercises and activities to develop the leadership skills of young people. It includes full guidance notes and useful tips on how to set up and facilitate the workshops. It will be invaluable for all those working with young people at risk of violence, those managing and delivering programmes for young people, and policy makers, academics and students in the fields of youth and conflict.


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    Title
    From Violence to Resilience
    Subtitle
    Positive Transformative Programmes to Grow Young Leaders
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jo Broadwood, By (author) Nic Fine
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 276 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849051835
    ISBN 10: 1849051836
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.5
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JKSB1
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    BISAC V2.8: POL019000
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN2, JKVS
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 362.7083
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JKSN2, JKSB1, JKVS
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jo Broadwood is an expert on youth and community conflict, with years of experience in the design and development of programmes for young people at risk and training programmes for practitioners. She was, until 2010, part of the leadership team at Leap where she was responsible for action research programmes and trainer and curriculum development. Nic Fine is a founder member of Leap Confronting Conflict. He has been a specialist youth and conflict practitioner for many years and has written a number of publications on this issue. He now lives in South Africa where he is the Director of Hearts of Men - a community mentoring organisation working with young men at risk of violence and gang activity.
    Table of contents
    Part 1.; 1. What is a transformative programme?; 2. Preparing the ground for change.; 3. Working with young people.; 4. Growing young leaders.; 5. Gathering a community of support.; Part 2. Notes for facilitators.; 6. The Leadership workshop.; 7. The Advanced Leadership workshop.; 8. Leadership in Action workshop.; 9. Fear and Fashion: Tackling knife carrying and use. Resources.