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Edinburgh Resilience Week 2017 - Prevent Session
Wed 19 April 2017, 09:00 – 13:00 BST
To provide a basic introduction to the Counter Terrorism & Security Act 2015 with specific emphasis on the responsibilities we all face as members of organisations in the resilience sector. The seminar is pitched at all levels and will address elements of leadership, training and the safeguarding process.
A general overview of where we are at in the UK in regards to Terrorism and Extremism will provide the context for the rest of the event. This will be followed by a short Workshop Raising Awareness of Prevent (WRAP) and how Prevent aims to highlight those vulnerable to Safeguarding. The Scottish Preventing Violent Extremism Unit will then discuss their role and provide information on how to access funding for Prevent related work.
An overview of the Prevent process and how it Safeguards individuals will be demonstrated through a Case Study based workshop. Thereafter, City of Edinburgh Council will provide an insight into how CONTEST has been incorporated into the Council’s Plans and Policies ending with a short Q&A plenary session for all speakers.