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Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors Training Session 20 June 2017 - Bristol

University of Kent, Centre for Child Protection

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 from 11:00 to 14:45 (BST)

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BCD Bristol ticket 20-Jun-2017 Ended £199.00 £0.00

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 Training course £199 includes 12 months access to 'Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors' simulation and resources


If you need to be invoiced for the cost of this training, please email or call 01227 827546.

Please note: licences are non-transferable and due to the sensitive nature of the subject, only delegates who have been trained may use the licence work with colleagues and young people, therefore ensure you send the most appropriate person to attend the session.


Background to 'Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors'

Our new interactive social-media style simulation, a  training tool on the routes to radicalisation and extremism, educates  professionals and young people on the dangers of grooming for radicalisation  via social media and through face-to-face contact.  Through the use of our proven social media  style interface (iSocialike, Hashtagged, WeTube, Picturegram,WhatsChat and Snappit) you will learn  about grooming by tracking the behaviour of the groomer and seeing the implications.  The simulation has been developed to allow professionals and young people to  spot the signs of radicalisation in two different scenarios; firstly, through  the online, social-media life of Maryam (aged 15) and her sisters and secondly,  through the online and personal relationships of Joe (aged 20) and his family. Both  stories are suitable for young people and young adults and they focus on  grooming processes; what to do to help safeguard the young people; and the  influence and impact of their behaviour and actions on their families. Using  ‘traffic light’ and ‘emoji’ rating systems you are encouraged to input your  thoughts on how and why the characters are being groomed. 

Real life news clips from Sky news and the BBC open each  scene and offer the opportunity to discuss complex topics in relation to radicalisation  and British Values. These include hate crime, freedom of speech, propaganda,  online grooming, far right extremism and terrorism. The simulation can be used to  support SMSC development in lessons such as PSHE, citizenship, and aspects of history,  English and general studies

In a recent trial of the product in an FE  setting, 27 out of 39 young people said the simulation had increased their  knowledge of radicalisation and would alter their online behaviour. 

Objectives of the training session:

At this training session you will thoroughly explore all aspects of this interactive simulation, looking at ways to highlight and manage issues raised.   A comprehensive training pack (based on research and expert consultation) containing discussion points, guidance and references is included. 12 months free access to ‘Maryam and joe: Behind Closed Doors’ will be awarded once training is successfully completed. More information and the leaflet are available on the Centre for Child Protection website:

  • To  provide professionals and young people with a platform to develop understanding  about the processes involved in radicalisation.
  • To  raise awareness amongst professionals and young people of the processes of  grooming for radicalisation.
  • To  heighten awareness of how young people and students can be safeguarded, in  particular the processes and staff involved in Junior, secondary, tertiary and  higher education.
  • To  facilitate understanding of the different ideologies that underpin extremist  and terrorist organisations.
  • Highlight  the issues associated with young women being groomed and recruited for  travelling by Daesh.
  • Highlight  the issues associated with young men being groomed and recruited to right wing  organisations.
  • Encourage  discussion and reflect on the use and abuse of different social media platforms  for the purposes of radicalisation.
  • To  look at the different policies and procedures that exist in organisations on  radicalisation and to evaluate how they work in practice.


a.    The University reserves the right to cancel the Training up to 10 days before the Commencement Date. In the event of such a cancellation the University shall endeavour to contact you by email to inform you of the cancellation. The Client is responsible for checking details for any cancellation before travelling. The University is not responsible for any travel or accommodation costs incurred as a result of the cancellation. 

b.   The Client may cancel this Contract at any time by sending notice of its cancellation in writing to the University Key Contact (Commercial). If this notice is received less than 28 days before the Commencement Date the following cancellation charges shall apply:

Notice period                                    Percentage of Price payable                     
Less than 14 days                             100%                                      
Between 15 and 21 days                    50%                                                    
Between 22 and 28 days                    25%                                                    
More than 28 days                             0%                                                      

c.    If the performance by either party of any of its obligations under this Contract (other than a payment obligation) is delayed or prevented by circumstances beyond its reasonable control, then that party shall not be in breach of this Contract because of any delay in performance.  However, if the delay in performance exceeds six months the other party may cancel this Contract with immediate effect by giving notice to the affected party.


If you have any questions or need any more information, please email or call 01227 827546.

You can find out more on the Centre for Child Protection website Maryam and Joe: BCD pages at:

Do you have questions about Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors Training Session 20 June 2017 - Bristol? Contact University of Kent, Centre for Child Protection

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 from 11:00 to 14:45 (BST)

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University of Kent, Centre for Child Protection

The Centre for Child Protection (CCP) was launched in October 2012 and from the beginning has aimed to get to the heart of child protection training by using innovative ideas and the latest technology. It combines contemporary research with an online, multi-professional advanced MA, and cutting-edge child protection simulations. CCP is a centre of excellence and innovation in training, research and practice. It is aimed at the full range of professionals involved in child protection. 

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