interagency cooperation

Justice Cooperation Network (JCN) – European treatment and transition management of high risk offenders

Lead partner: Minsitry of Justice of Meckelenburg-Pommerania (D) Aim of the Justice Cooperation Network project: to identify and to exchange best practice in management of high risk offenders. Countries involved: Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Finland (project associates: Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia) EU funding programme: criminal justice funding programme (JPEN) For more information on the project, click … Continued


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Criminal Justice Social Work (CJSW)

Lead partner: Avans University of Applied Sciences (NL) Aim of the project: to create a common European approach in Forensic Social Work by developing comprehensive and complementary higher education teaching modules and modules for continuing education of probation officers. Countries involved: the Netherlands, France, Latvia, Norway, Romania, Turkey, UK EU funding programme: Erasmus – Life … Continued


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Developing a Methodology to Collect Data on Community Sanctions and Measures and Attrition Rates in Europe (DECODEUR CSM)

Lead partner: European Institute for Crime Prevention – HEUNI (FI) Aim of the project: to design a common European statistical methodology for data on community sanctions and measures in a national context. Countries involved: Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey, UK, Albania EU funding programme: Prevention of and Fight against crime … Continued


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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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Webinar framework decisions

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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