Radicalisation in probation

December 17, 2021

Approaches to Violent Extremist Offenders and Countering Radicalisation

The paper is structured around these two contexts. While in practice this distinction may not exist in some EU Member States, it serves to identify key issues: prison conditions and reintegration strategies, risk assessment, prison regime choices, rehabilitation and reintegration initiatives, and staff training.
December 16, 2021

Rehabilitation Work with Convicted Offenders Outside of Prison

This paper builds on lessons learned in the EU context, and it is useful for first-line practitioners providing probation and community sanctions and measures (CSMs) services, as well as exit workers and community.
December 15, 2021

Prison and Probation Interventions

This complex situation is reflected in prison and probation environments: practitioners have a responsibility to keep prisons – and the public domain – safe from terrorist activity, and must also deal with individuals at risk of radicalisation. Based on practitioners’ experiences collated in the P&P Practitioners' Working Paper ( 2 ), RAN P&P has developed an approach to prison and probation interventions.
December 15, 2021

Revisiting the Notion of Prison as a Breeding Ground for Radicalisation

This ex post highlights these issues and the outcomes of the meeting’s discussions will also feed into enhancing the RAN P&P Practitioners’ Paper, third edition (to be expected early 2019).
December 15, 2021

Confederation of European Probation

This ex post paper reflects the discussions that took place during the meeting, and especially during the smaller group discussions organised to foster interaction between participants.
December 14, 2021

Overview on the Project “P/CVE & Radicalisation that Lead to Terrorism in Prisons and within probation services”

The Presence’s support to the prison system and probation service aligns with the position held by the OSCE, as well as with the fact that these institutions play a vital role internationally in managing Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism (VERLT) risks.
December 13, 2021

Prisons and Terrorism

This report offers a wide-ranging analysis of the role prisons can play in radicalising people – and in reforming them. In doing so, it examines the policies and approaches of 15 countries, identifying trade-offs and dilemmas but also principles and best practices that can help governments and policymakers spot new ideas and avoid costly and counterproductive mistakes.
December 13, 2021

Managing Terrorist and Extremist Offenders in the Community

This Probation Instruction aims to ensure that those offenders who have committed offences of terrorism, included in Schedule 15, or terrorism related offences or whose offences are linked to other forms of extremism, or who are vulnerable to engagement in forms of extremism are correctly identified, assessed and managed within offender management and, where appropriate, under MAPPA.
December 13, 2021

The Role of Family and Social Networks in the Rehabilitation of (Violent) Extremist and Terrorist Offenders

RAN P&P explored the challenges in using family and social networks around (violent) extremist and terrorist (VE/T) offenders as a resource for rehabilitation.
December 9, 2021

Risks, Radicalisation and Rehabilitation

The paper examines the risks and management of radicalised prisoners post-release.
December 7, 2021

Rome Memorandum

By better understanding the radicalization process and why people become terrorists, and more broadly, the underlying conditions conducive to terrorism, it is possible to formulate the steps to take to counter violent extremist ideologies.
December 7, 2021

The challenge of resocialisation: Dealing with radicalised individuals in prison and probation

The paper has a special focus on radicalised individuals during and after imprisonment.
December 7, 2021

The Release and Community Supervision of Radicalised Offenders

This paper explores the challenges that correctional authorities encounter when dealing with the transition of offenders back into the community after the completionof terrorism-related sentences or after demonstrating extremist views or associations.
December 7, 2021

Handbook for Prison and Probation Services Regarding Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

The Handbook is intended to be consistent with the Council of Europe values and standards, in particular, the European Prison Rules and the Council of Europe Probation Rules and it should be used in conjunction with these texts. National authorities should be aware that juveniles need special attention and different methods of intervention from adults. This takes into account their developing personality and specific needs.
December 7, 2021

Guidelines regarding Recruitment, Selection, Education, Training and Professional Development of Prison and Probation Staff

The Guidelines were developed as a follow-up to the 22nd Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services (Norway, June 2017).
December 7, 2021

A Counter Terrorism Agenda for the EU

This new Counter-Terrorism Agenda, announced in the EU’s Security Union Strategy, brings together existing and new strands of work in a joined-up approach to combatting terrorism.
December 2, 2021

Approaches to P/CVE in Prison and Probation

Adams, T. This paper presents the practitioners' perspective, aiming to be of value for other practitioners in the field. It provides an overview of the principal findings emerging in the context of radicalisation, focusing on the prison and probation settings.