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The International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP) Partners with ICPA in Furthering Professionalism in Corrections

7th December 2016

ICPA is committed to working with partner organizations who share the same values and desire to contribute to professionalism in corrections. The International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP) is one such organization that ICPA has worked with closely in the last number of years. The IACFP publishes Criminal Justice and Behavior(CJB) , an internationally recognized journal of criminal justice research. It is the oldest organization in service to mental health and behavioral-change professionals in criminal justice in the world. Over the last number of years, the IACFP has sponsored the annual Distinguished Scholar Lecture at the ICPA Annual Conference and last year in Bucharest 2016 Dr. Gerard Seijts, […]

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New Founding Statements Approved!

7th November 2016

During ICPA’s Annual General Meeting in Bucharest Romania, 25 October 2016, the Board of the Association, in cooperation with the members, approved important statements. The purpose of these statements is to establish a unified voice in key matters concerning corrections and to allow the Association and its members to react to matters happening across the world with a shared view and opinion. The approved statements were related to “Management of Aged and Frail Offenders in Custody”, “Management of Women Offenders in Custody” and “Occupational Health and Safety of Staff”. We welcome you to read the statements. Check the full list of statements  

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ICPA 2016 Correctional Excellence Awards Winners!

3rd November 2016

The International Corrections and Prisons Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Correctional Excellence Awards Programme – a recognition for their contribution to the development and progress of professional corrections. Congratulations to the 2016 Winners:   Offender Management and Reintegration Award Israel Prison Service, The Road to Freedom Project Over the years, professional relationships have been developed between the Neve Tirza Prison for Women and the community on the outside. The aim of the cooperation was to facilitate women inmates’ reintegration in the community. The Neve Tirza Prison Governor identified the potential for harnessing a quality group of women, as volunteers, to take part in building a […]

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18th ICPA Annual Conference, Bucharest, 2016 – Overview

2nd November 2016

The International Corrections and Prisons Association organised its 18th Conference and AGM in Bucharest with the support of The National Administration of Penitentiaries – Romania. The event took place between 23 and 28 October 2016 in Radisson Blu Hotel, in the heart of the Romanian capital. The theme of the conference was “Correctional Leadership – Engaging Hearts and Minds”. 450 Attendees from more 75 countries opened their hearts and engaged their minds for collaboration in the name of better professional corrections. More than 100 speakers shared their knowledge and expertise with the participants. 68 workshops and 21 roundtables were organised during the conference – some of the brightest minds were […]

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