From SFU City Program:
This summer, gain actionable insights from experienced practitioners who have played transformative roles in planning safer neighbourhoods. Our first ever workshop on this topic will equip you with crime prevention strategies rooted in environmental design. Learn more below.

SafeGrowth — Safety Planning in the 21st Century Neighbourhood

SafeGrowth is an integrated method for planning safe neighbourhoods. It incorporates neighbourhood governance, sustainability and safety into planning and urban design practice.
In this course, you’ll first learn 1st and 2nd generation CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design). The SafeGrowth approach then expands to include:

  • Neighbourhood wellness and cultural activities to build cohesion
  • Overcoming obstacles to conflict resolution using emotional intelligence
  • SafeGrowth® planning and community accords
  • Co-planning with community groups
  • Tipping point effects, such as land use impacts
  • Assessing risk and computerized mapping for crime patterns
  • Implementation strategies and safety networks
  • Safety audits, asset mapping, lighting and landscape analysis
  • Real-life project application and feedback

June 8-9, and July 6-7
SFU Surrey
Instructors: Gregory Saville, Tarah Hodgkinson, Jon Munn
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