Sustaining Probation Officers’ Resilience in Europe (SPORE)

Lead partner: State Probation Service of Latvia Aim of the SPORE project: to identify and share experiences concerning the examples of good practice in probation agencies in Europe, to strengthen the resources and support mechanisms of the institutions to keep the resilience and wellness of employees and avert burnout, stress and trauma. Countries involved: Latvia, … Continued


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Implementation Support for Transferring of European Probation Sentences (ISTEP)

Lead partner: National Offender Management Service (UK) Aim of the ISTEP project: with regard to the implementation of EU Council Framework Decision 2008/947/JHA the project aims to enhance the ability of probation agencies and sentencers within each EU Member State to understand clearly and have confidence in probation processes and procedures within each legal jurisdiction … Continued


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Preparation of the practical implementation of the framework decision on the mutual recognition of probation measures

Lead Partner: Federal Public Service Justice (B) Aim of the project: to accompany the implementation of Framework Decision on the Transfer of Probation Sanctions and Alternative Measures (2008/947/JHA) by providing means for the next EU Presidencies (particularly by means of the national fact sheets) to intensively follow up the last phases of implementing the Framework … Continued


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Reducing Influences that Radicalise Prisoners (RIRP)

Lead Partner: London Probation Trust Aim of the RIPR project: to identify good practice in reducing the influences that radicalise prisoners and develop a training programme for staff working in corrections with offenders vulnerable to radicalisation. This EU funded project addresses the training and awareness-raising needs of criminal justice staff working in Prisons and in … Continued


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Strengthening Transnational Approaches to Reduce Reoffending (STARR)

Lead Partner: London Probation Trust Aim of the STARR project: to offer an EU-wide view on What Works in reducing offending, to identify and develop models of good practice, with an initial emphasis on 3 priority areas (youth crime, domestic violence, drugs& alcohol abuse), and to develop evidence-based processes for identifying and sharing good practice … Continued


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Circles: Together for Safety

Lead Partner: Avans University of Applied Sciences (NL) Aim of the Circles project: to study the conditions for the successful introduction of an innovative and effective method to monitor sex offenders in the community. Countries involved: the Netherlands, Belgium, UK To download the European Handbook on the impementation of COSA, click here.


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Developing Offender Management In Corrections In Europe (DOMICE)

Lead Partner: National Offender Management Service (UK) Aim of the DOMICE project: to improve mutual knowledge and exchange best practice in integrated Case Management in all European Prison and Probation administrations. Countries involved: UK, Bulgaria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain EU funding programme: criminal justice funding programme (JPEN) Click on the link to read the Domice … Continued


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Improving knowledge and practice of restorative justice (in criminal matters) by international comparative research

Lead partner: Schleswig-Holsteinischer Verband für soziale Strafrechtspflege (D) Aim of the project: to identify and to exchange best practices in restorative justice. Countries involved: Germany, Estonia, Hungary, UK, Russia + European Forum for Restorative Justice EU funding programme: criminal justice funding programme (JPEN) Click here to go to the project website.


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Developing the Use of Technical Tools in Cross-Border Resettlement (DUTT)

Lead partner: London Probation Trust Aim of the DUTT project: in preparation for the Framework Decisions 2008/947 & 2008/909 to trial and study the effectiveness of two specific technical tools: video-conference technology (VCT) and touch screen facility (TSF) to improve access to resettlement information for offenders. Countries involved: UK, Latvia, the Netherlands EU funding programme: … Continued


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