Specialising in Public Health & National Safeguarding





Multi-Agency Training

The Understanding Gangs culture training seminar aims to equip participants with a thorough appreciation of the factors that see young people become involved in serious violence and sexual exploitation, grooming and county lines drug dealing/urban trafficking. Frontline workers, managers, carers, and volunteers – as well as students in areas such as Sociology, Criminology, Policing and Social Work – will increase their knowledge.

Social workers & Foster Carer Training

This one Day session is focused on ensuring participants develop a greater awareness of gangs.


-Have an improved understanding of gangs and serious youth violence

-Identify the reasons young people affiliate with gangs

Basics in Cognitive Therapy Techniques

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques (CBT) is widely recognized by the youth service and underpins much of the methods used to explore offending behaviour in both young people and adults. This course is aimed at Practitioners, Teachers and Support staff working with young people.

Prison Mediation

We train prisoners to be mediators using the Pain Based Theology. Prisoners are selected on a number of criteria:

-They are high status on their wings or 

-They have committed a violent crime or

-They are perceived as gang members or

-They are trusted by other prisoners.

The trained mediators use this training to resolve conflict on their wings.

School Training

This 2hr interactive session is primarily for students aged 9-18 years of age identified as being in a gang and for those on the periphery of gang culture. Students not involved in gangs would also benefit from this workshop as a preventative measure. 


Tailored 121 mentoring programme

12 week programme designed as an intervention to prevent permanent exclusion or reintegration back in to mainstream school

Multi Faith Training 

To encourage Faith leaders and community representatives to come together to combat gang violence and radicalisation/extremism within their communities. Assists participants to identify and support those at risk.


This includes eradicating gang violence, sexual exploitation, radicalisation and drug dealing.



Our vision is to create a cohesive social and cultural environment where value is based on ones humanity. Through the facilitation of dynamic and interactive communication Crying Son's will enable services and agencies to reach the previously perceived "unreachable" young people and young adults breakdown the visible and invisible historical walls that have caused division and unrest. Crying Son's ultimate vision is to create a society where unity is fostered based on acknowledging, valuing and appreciating an individuals similarities, differences and uniqueness.




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