Events

3rd EuroPris ICT in Prisons Workshop

25th April 2016

In cooperation with the General Directorate of Probation and Prison Services Portugal, the third EuroPris ICT in Prisons Workshop will take place on 29-30 June 2016 in Sintra, Portugal.  Experts working in the ICT sector of prison and correctional services are the main target group. The aim of the workshop is to bring together ICT prison professional from across Europe to exchange information, knowledge and best practice and build a network.  PROGRAMME A detailed programme will be published shortly on EuroPris website, however among the topics covered will be: Internet of Things; Added value of the use of internet by inmates; Cyber-security; Telemedicine; Connecting the inmate to the digital world. Looking into […]

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The Use of Electronic Monitoring in Europe: Key findings from Belgium (Workshop)

2nd December 2015

This national workshop will provide an opportunity to hear about, and engage with, the findings of the European Commission funded project entitled ‘Creativity and Effectiveness in the use electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative to imprisonment in EU member states’. The research was carried out in five jurisdictions (Belgium, England & Wales, Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland) providing up-to-date analysis of current and future uses of EM in each jurisdiction as well as insights gained from the first comparative EM research in the EU. At each event the main findings of the comparative and relevant jurisdictional research will be presented and critically reflections will be provided by academic experts, policy-makers and […]

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The Use of Electronic Monitoring in Europe: Key findings from the Netherlands (Workshop)

2nd December 2015

This national workshop will provide an opportunity to hear about, and engage with, the findings of the European Commission funded project entitled ‘Creativity and Effectiveness in the use electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative to imprisonment in EU member states’. The research was carried out in five jurisdictions (Belgium, England & Wales, Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland) providing up-to-date analysis of current and future uses of EM in each jurisdiction as well as insights gained from the first comparative EM research in the EU. At each event the main findings of the comparative and relevant jurisdictional research will be presented and critically reflections will be provided by academic experts, policy-makers and […]

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The Use of Electronic Monitoring in Europe: Key findings from Germany (Workshop)

2nd December 2015

This national workshop will provide an opportunity to hear about, and engage with, the findings of the European Commission funded project entitled ‘Creativity and Effectiveness in the use electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative to imprisonment in EU member states’. The research was carried out in five jurisdictions (Belgium, England & Wales, Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland) providing up-to-date analysis of current and future uses of EM in each jurisdiction as well as insights gained from the first comparative EM research in the EU. At each event the main findings of the comparative and relevant jurisdictional research will be presented and critically reflections will be provided by academic experts, policy-makers and […]

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Strategies for Effective Prison Management & Rehabilitation

28th April 2015

Date: August 17-21, 2015 Programme Overview The International Workshop on Strategies for Effective Prison Management & Rehabilitation is aimed at Governments and prison services around the world are undergoing processes of renewal and reform that demand new knowledge, skills and leadership abilities in order to meet the new challenges in prison management. The concept of prison as a tool for rehabilitation is becoming more and more popular, as it is realized that rehabilitation benefits not only the prisoners but also society at large. The prison is viewed today not only as a deterrent and means of punishment, but also as an opportunity for rehabilitation. Programme Objectives The programme presents essential […]

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Pre-Conference PCL-R Workshop

28th April 2015

This workshop is intended primarily for psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health personnel who have the professional qualifications to conduct psychological assessments. It also is open to researchers and their graduate students, administrators, and personnel in the mental health and criminal justice systems (e.g., social workers, counselors, lawyers, probation officers, and law enforcement investigators) whose work requires, or would benefit from, knowledge about psychopathy, its measurement, and implications. You will learn about: Conceptual and theoretical issues related to psychopathy Research on psychopathy as a risk factor for recidivism and violence, including sexual offending New research on the application of item response theory (IRT) to analyses of the discriminative ability of […]

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