Expert group Events

Fourth CEP expert group meeting, Lisbon, Portugal, 2022

On 6th April, CEP held its fourth Expert Meeting with the Expert Group Mental Health in Probation in Lisbon, Portugal. Participants from nine different countries attended the meeting. All of them gave a presentation about mental health in probation in their own jurisdiction. There were also three presentations from experts on the following topics:
– A multidisciplinary approach to Mental Health and Probation: The experience of Project Pretrarca, Lisbon
– The Council of Europe white paper on Mental Health in prison and probation
– Research proposal on Mental Health and assessment

The presentations, reports and pictures of the meeting can be found here.

 


Third (online) expert group meeting 2021Mental health online expert group

On 27th January 2021, CEP held its third Expert group meeting. This was an online meeting and experts from eight different European jurisdictions participated the meeting. The programme of the expert group meeting included a presentation from Professor Charlie Brooker, Honorary Chair based at Royal Holloway, University of London. He presented a series of research studies on Mental Health and Probation undertaken largely at the University of Lincoln and at Royal Holloway, University of London. He continued by presenting a new research he is going to develop together with the Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP) working group of the Council of Europe on Mental Health in Probation and asked expert group members for feedback on a survey for this research.

The report of this meeting can be found here.


Second (online) expert group meeting 2020

On 4th November 2020, CEP held its second Expert group meeting. This was an online meeting and experts from eight different European jurisdictions participated the meeting. The programme of the expert group meeting started by a presentation from Stacey Musimbe researcher at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Centre in the UK, on the influence of Covid-19 on people suffering mental health problems.

The programme followed with a round table session where the expert group members presented the situation regarding Covid-19 in their own jurisdictions.

The report of this meeting can be found here.


First CEP expert group meeting, Valletta, Malta, 2019

On the 12th and 13th of February 2019, CEP held its first Expert Meeting with the Expert Group Mental Health in Probation in Valletta, Malta. Participants from nine different countries attended the meeting. All of them gave a presentation about mental health in probation in their own jurisdiction based on six question that were asked in advance. These were about general information, policy and research, training and expertise, treatment, main challenges and plans for the future.

The presentations of the meeting can be found here.