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This is the process through which a person comes to support or be involved in extremist beliefs. It can result in a person becoming drawn into terrorism. Radicalisation of children and young people is in itself a form of harm.
Organisations that work with children and young people have a duty to identify those who are vulnerable. In particular, those who may be at particular risk of being radicalised. Work may be done with those young people, with the aim of preventing them from being exposed to extreme views.
The process of radicalisation may involve being groomed on line or in person. It may involve exploitation including sexual exploitation or psychological harm. The young person may also be exposed or be put at risk of physical harm or death through extremist acts.