Knowledge sharing pmartinho April 28, 2022

Knowledge sharing

Sharing relevant insights, best practices and expertise with the global corrections community

The JUSTICE TRENDS Magazine features interviews with Ministers of Justice, Directors-General of prison and probation administrations and exclusive content about contemporary best practices in the Criminal Justice sector. This way, we keep the justice community informed about the latest trends and developments in executing justice globally.

Because we believe that sharing is caring, we make it possible for Criminal Justice  professionals to acquire relevant knowledge from specialised courses from various technical areas available on our online training platform: the Corrections Learning Academy.

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“João Baltasar” Best Research Award

JUSTICE TRENDS and IPS_Innovative Prison Systems recognise the merit of M.A., M.Phil., MBA and PhD. graduates or academic researchers through the attribution of an award.

The award is given to the best thesis or research paper participating in the contest.

Stories on Training and Development

Training and Development

Reducing Reactive Aggression in Prisons through VR-based Training

Considering the promising results of VR-based interventions, a consortium of eight European organisations is working on applying the technology to tackle reactive aggression in prison settings. The initiative aims to use VR to provide aggression regulation training for people in custody and to develop and practice the response competencies of prison guards.

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Training and Development

Prison officers for the 21st century: Innovative project can put Europe on the right path when it comes to training

We’re now a step closer to improving, harmonising and recognising prison officers’ training across the EU. Close to 100 participants, including leaders of national prison services, prison governors, prison officers, heads of training academies, and researchers gathered to learn more about and discuss issues around the education and training of European prison officers.

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Training and Development

Social work in the EU: Crises urge improving professionals’ training

The EU needs to harmonise social workers’ education, training, and action modalities. The profession is not limited to an assisting role, so the training and education of social workers should cover topics around empowerment and self-determination. A transnational initiative emerged from this need, aimed at developing new training methods and content adapted to current and future social evolution and challenges.

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