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Criminal Risk Management in Probation: The effectiveness of Individual Cognitive-Behavioural Program “One to one” in Lithuania

The “One to one” (OTO) is a criminal behaviour treatment programme based on cognitive-behavioural methods and targeting medium to medium/high risk of re-offending cases. It is comprised of three different modules: violence, substance abuse, and general offending prevention. The results, presented during the CRS-2017, are from the study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of the […]

(1019.6 KB) | 18. April 2017 | Author: Virginija Klimukiene & Ilona Cesniene
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How Do Detainees Experience Dutch Prisons: A Large-Scale Survey-Study

Each year, approximately 40,000 adults enter the Dutch penitentiary system, and remain under the care of the Dutch Custodial Institutions Agency (DCIA, part of the Ministry of Security and Justice). The DCIA considers it important to create humane and stimulating living conditions and has therefore commissioned the Life in Custody study, a survey study carried […]

(1.08 MB) | 18. April 2017 | Author: Anouk Bosma
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Nature-Based Health Promotion – A Valuable Tool for Supporting Female Prisoners with Complex Needs

Health is a fundamental human right and especially for individuals held in custody of the state. However, prison policies often overlook the specific and special needs of women and their health. Many women in prison have alarmingly high levels of mental illness and drug or alcohol dependence as well as histories of sexual and physical […]

(2.55 MB) | 18. April 2017 | Author: Michelle Baybutt
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The Evaluation of Central Registration Points (CRPs) for Substance Users in Belgian Prisons

People detained in correctional settings often suffer from health and/or psychological problems, including substance abuse. Addressing these needs is a priority within the M19 European Union, also because substance abuse treatment for detainees may reduce drug use and recidivism. Up until 2016, Central Registration Points (CRP) for substance users were operational in all Belgian prisons. […]

(436.89 KB) | 11. April 2017 | Author: Stijn Vandevelde & Freya Vander Laenen
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Using Human Rights Standards to Overcome the Hurdles of Comparative Prison Research: The Case of Solitary Confinement

Presentation given by Dr Sharon Shalev, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford at the 1st International Correctional Research Symposium.

(2.15 MB) | 11. April 2017 | Author: Sharon Shalev
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WEPHREN – A Worldwide Prison Health Research and Engagement Network

WHO Europe Prison Health Research and Engagement Network (WEPHREN), which was formally launched at the UN City in November 2016, now has nearly 200 members from around the world and we are currently surveying researchers, prison staff and prison healthcare staff to understand their priorities for research in this field and to enable an informed […]

(1.06 MB) | 6. April 2017 | Author: Emma Plugge
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Improving the Management of Research

A couple of years ago, Austrian Prison Administration hat a lot to catch up on dealing with empirical research within the prison system. Research assignments were commissioned sporadic and unsystematic by the Ministry of Justice. There was no clear and transparent policy how to handle with (external) Individual candidates for research targeting the prison system. […]

(3.49 MB) | 6. April 2017 | Author: Stefan Fuchs
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Core Systems and Ulster University Prisoner Technology Usability (UX) Research

Core Systems’ would like to share our experience from our recent collaboration with Ulster University to research the specific technology needs of prisoners. This is increasingly important as offender-facing technology becomes more prominent in transforming the way prisons operate. Offenders are a unique type of technology users as they typically have low levels of literacy, […]

(4.38 MB) | 6. April 2017 | Author: Emer O'Kane
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The Administrator’s Tale

In the late 1980s under more enlightened political leadership research began to be commissioned into the effectiveness of specific areas of new policy. To some extent this was seen by the Civil Servants commissioning this research as part of the handling plan to make difficult policy changes more acceptable. As part of the relaxation of the previous controls […]

(52.62 KB) | 5. April 2017 | Author: Phil Wheatley
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Welcome Address to CRS2017 from Jan Bogaert, Director General for the Courts and Magistrates Belgium

Welcome Address to CRS2017 from Jan Bogaert, Director General for the Courts and Magistrates on behalf of the Secretary General of the Belgian Federal Public Service of Justice.

(289.3 KB) | 5. April 2017 | Author: Jan Bogaert
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