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Here are the resources we found for extremism for parents and families:
Families Against Stress & Trauma
FAST is a UK based organisation providing support to vulnerable families and individuals whose lives have been affected by the trauma of losing loved ones to hateful ideologies and groups.
The Salam Project
The Salam Project runs a number of events and outreach experiences on topics such as gang crime, anti social behaviour, extremism, radicalisation and female hate crimes. They also offer education on more specific topics like female genital mutilation, forced marriages and honour killings.
How Young People join Violent Extremist Groups – and how to Stop Them – Erin Marie Saltman
Terrorists and extremists aren’t all naturally violent sociopaths – they’re deliberately recruited and radicalised in a process that doesn’t fit into a neat patter. In this TED talk, Erin Marie Saltman discusses the push and pull factors that cause people to join extremist groups and explains innovative ways of preventing and countering radicalisation.
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Preventing Far-Right Extremism: A Guide for Parents
Parent Info has spoken to Lucie Parker to ask for advice on how to spot the signs that your child could be vulnerable to far-right extremism and what you can do, as a parent, to protect them.
Preventing Violent Extremism – What Parents Can Do
There are more and more reports of young British people travelling to join extremist organisations in Syria and Iraq. We are in the middle of a national debate about how to identify young people who have been radicalised and stop them leaving home. Parent Info are of the belief that it would be much better to prevent radicalisatiion in this first place – and this is where parents come in.
Radicalisation is a process when an individual or group comes to adopt increasingly extreme political, social, or religious ideals and aspirations that reject or undermine the status quo or undermine contemporary ideas and expressions of freedom of choice.
Keeping Children and Young People Safe against Radicalisation and Extremism
The parent and child relationship is the foundation to keeping children safe and supporting their social development and education attainment. This webpage contains tips and advice on how to notice that a young person or child might be radicalised.