Creating Fewer Criminals: Gang Intel and What it Really Means

This presentation is to inform the participant of the various gangs that are recognized nationally and locally, the inception of these gangs, the rational behind them and identifiers and behaviors. We will also delve into adolescent brain development, discuss situations that the student may have been in as a youth that we now consider irresponsible, delinquent or illegal and develop ways to understand why individuals join gangs and what we can do to prevent gang culture and violent behavior.

Educational Objectives

Objectives:

After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the current national and local gang organizations, origins and rationale.
  • Identify the resources they have in their communities that can assist in alleviating or preventing gang behavior
  • Understand the at-risk youth that they may encounter.

3.5CE’s for:

  • CHES- Certified Health Education Specialist
  • CPH – Certified Public Health
  • DMH – Licensed Administrator
  • DMH – Addiction Therapist
  • DMH – Community Support Specialist
  • DMH – Mental Health Therapist
  • DMH – Peer Support Specialist
  • MAAP – Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

Presenter

Juan Cloy, BS

Location

Virtual

Date

Apr. 15, 2021

Time

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Presenter

Juan Cloy, BS

Location

Virtual