Understanding Vulnerability

In order to put effective safeguards in place and respond proportionately to risk, it is essential to have an understanding of contemporary vulnerability. This page provides an insight into vulnerability in the context of radicalisation and the building blocks of extremism.

Discussion point:

What particular areas of vulnerability are there in your school?

(For DSL teams) Have you asked your local authority for this year’s counter-terrorism local profile (CTLP) to help you assess the risk within your local area of children being drawn into terrorism or supporting for extremist ideas?

Top tip:

Why not use the sample risk assessment template on prevent.lgfl.net to take you through key areas for consideration (this covers the local area, school and individuals)?

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