YOUTH AND GANG AWARENESS
Youth gang involvement is building in New Jersey. Learn about the latest trends, statistics and programs addressing youth gang violence in the state. Guest speakers will discuss a variety of topics that youth-serving professionals face when dealing with gangs. By attending this presentation, you will have a better understanding of how to prevent youth in your community from becoming involved in gang violence.
January 12, 2016
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
515 Fellowship Road North, Mount Laurel, NJ
COST: $10.00 (includes breakfast, lunch and certificate of participation
Target Audience: Teachers, School Administration & Staff, Professionals Working with Youth, Social Workers, Health Educators, Parents, Law Enforcement & Juvenile Justice and CP&P Staff
Risk factors for gang recruitment; graffiti, tattoos, markings, clothing and/or colors; reasoning behind why youth join gangs; statistics for rural and urban gangs; gang memberships effect on the teenage brain; resources available to youth in NJ; and prevention and intervention strategies.
9:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast
10:00 AM - Welcome
11:15 AM - Detective Fawn Landry, Unit Commander of Intelligence, Camden County Prosecutor's Office
12:00 PM - Lunch
12:45 PM - Agent Gillian Burkett, Intelligence Analyst, Gloucester Township Police Department
2:30 PM - Closing
3:00 PM - Adjourn
If you have questions regarding this offering or experience difficulty with registration, contact Lori Tesauro at 856-675-5285 or email@example.com.
This offering is sponsored by the Personal Responsibility and Education Program of the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative. This program is supported with funding from the New Jersey Department of Health.