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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
The implementation of the Educational Workshops initiative aims to meet educational and social objectives, as well as facilitating mediation, solidarity and social links. It seeks to stimulate local partnerships centred around prevention and mediation, and to strengthen the link between partners and youths.
  • France
  • General crime prevention
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2010
The idea is that by being in contact with high mountain, young people discover how to overcome their own limitations and fears. Also, they personally experiment two important values: commitment and humility.
  • France
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Intermediaries
  • 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