EPPIC - Exchanging Prevention Practices on Polydrug Use among Youth In Criminal Justice Systems

London, United Kingdom,

About this Event

EPPIC - Exchanging Prevention Practices on Polydrug Use among Youth in Criminal Justice Systems

February 13th -14th 2020

C219-20, College Building, Middlesex University, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT.

Thursday February 13th

Chair: Susanne MacGregor, Honorary Professor London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

9.30-10am Welcome

10-10.30am EPPIC: Setting the scene – aims / methods/ key research questions / key concepts/ contexts (Betsy Thom, UK team)

10.30-11.15am Young peoples’ trajectories as a mirror of the contemporary multifaceted relationship between drug use and offending behaviours. (Franca Beccaria and Sara Rolando, Italian team)

Audience Discussion

11.15-11.45am Coffee break

11.45-12.05pm Legal and regulatory contexts (Jacek Moskalewicz, Polish team)

12.05-12.25pm Socio-cultural contexts (Günter Stummvoll, Austrian team).

12.25-12.45pm Audience Discussion

12.45 – 1.30pm. Lunch, networking and knowledge exchange (stalls/ posters from services/ interventions on display)

1.30-1.50pm Implementing a holistic approach (Vibeke Asmussen Frank, Danish team)

1.50-2.10pm Engagement of young people in interventions. (Karen Duke, UK team)

2.10-2.30pm Audience Discussion

2.30-3.30pm Interventions (Panel with contributions from service providers in partner countries)

3- 3.30pm Tea Break, networking (poster display/ stalls available)

3.30-4.pm Knowledge exchange and transferring evidence based models (Rachel Herring, Middlesex team)

4-4.20pm Example of Transferability: Transfering the Icelandic model to Scotland. Hannah Carver, Stirling University

4.20-5pm Panel and audience discussion – issues in transferability.

Friday 14th February

Chair Jean-Paul Grund

9.15am Introduction to the day (J.P.Grund)

9.30- 9.50am Quality standards – presentation (Heino Stöver, German team)

9.50-10.30am Comments on quality standards: Marica Ferri (EMCDDA) Harry Sumnall (Liverpool John Moores University); Raj Ubhi (CGL)

10.30-11am Audience discussion with presenter and commentators

11-11.30am Coffee Break, networking (posters/ stalls available)

11.30-12.15pm Going forward from EPPIC: Reflections on policy and practice:

Alessandra Liquori, UNICRI; Cees Goos European Centre for Social Welfare Research and Policy; dg sante / dg home, .

12.15pm Concluding remarks

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