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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
The Charlton Athletic Social Inclusion Programme offered young people a chance to get involved in something fun and positive, whilst spending time with young people from other communities and backgrounds.
  • United Kingdom
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011