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Icehearts is not considered as a diversion from or alternative to time spend in criminal activity. Rather, sport is used as a means of establishing relationships with at-risk children and their families. The programme also aims at preventing circumstances that would lead to the taking of the child into custody by the child welfare authorities. Other objectives are to decrease inequality, prevent truancy and drop-outs, help ensure a peaceful and orderly school environment.
  • Finland
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011
This project aims to reduce the risk of juvenile crime by using creative methods and reinforcing schools’ and other educational organizations’ ability to solve problems through developing adolescents’ social and psychological skills.
  • Lithuania
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Other violence
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011
This project aims to prevent crime and incivilities amongst students and in school surroundings. Crime investigation units and proximity policing teams of Portuguese Public Security aim to tackle anti-social behaviour and crime suspects and thereby help to improve school community safety.
  • Portugal
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Other OPC
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2005
The project focuses on crime prevention of children and young people, and it uses new types of prevention programmes such as canistherapy, bibliotherapy, gestalt pedagogy, graphology and martial arts.
  • Slovakia
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2012