Support Young People Who Are Socially Excluded or Excluded from School Essay

486 WordsJul 13, 20142 Pages
1.1 - Explain the issues that may affect young people who are excluded, including access to services or amenities, crime or anti-social behaviour, isolation or stigmatisation. It has been proven that young people who are excluded from school or choose not to go to school by the age of around 12 or 13 are more than likely to go and take part in anti-social behaviour, crime, drinking, drug use and underage sex. They are more likely to move onto more serious crime and drug use later in their lives as they will not have any qualifications or experience or be able to successfully get and maintain a job although most of them have an ambition to work, but some would happily accept to live their full life on benefits. When a child or young person is excluded from school they may get bored of having nothing to do and hang around the streets either on their own, or with older people who have left school or have also been excluded. These young people them become a nuisance for other people such as shopkeepers, if they are hanging around at the local shops causing trouble. People become intimidated by groups of young people hanging around on the streets, typically old people may fear walking past or through groups of young people, even if they are not causing any trouble. Where a young person is from and where they live play a key role in their experiences, it is more likely that more deprived areas will have higher numbers of young people who are or have been excluded from school. The chances of a job, college course, training or accessing health service provisions was largely dependent on how close to the neighbourhood they were located. These Young People face isolation and stigma as a consequence of their experiences. If a child or young person is excluded from school they may not learn any people skills, so when they grow up they may not how to treat other people or
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