There has been a significant rise in gang and youth violence in recent years, including gang and youth crime. There are a number of early intervention techniques that can help prevent youth violence from an early age.
In light of the rise of violence amongst our young children, the Early Intervention Foundation published a report into tackling gang and youth violence and understanding the role of primary schools in addressing it.
In particular, the report explores the extent to which young children at risk of gang involvement or youth violence are supported through evidence-based early intervention, particularly within primary schools.
Some of the recommendations concentrate on four areas: