The project focused on training of teachers of primary and secondary schools working with youth at risk of delinquency. SCHOLA EMPIRICA implemented the project in cooperation with the Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention, in the Central Bohemia and Plzen Region under the EU Operational Program Education for Competitiveness. (CZ.1.07/1.3.04/01.0008 and CZ.1.07/1.3.08/01.0014)
The training was implemented as a two-day course, divided into two parts – practical and theoretical. The main topis of training focused on school-based crime prevention programs for vulnerable children and youth, reintegration programs, cooperation with the family, schools, social workers and police.
The main aim of the training was to provide the opportunity for professionals dealing with the risk group children to share the best practice of social crime prevention, program planning, implementation, and evaluation. The training courses organized within the framework of the project provided the participants with an exceptional opportunity to learn from the local and foreign experts, to discuss the key issues related to the methods and strategies of social intervention and exchange experiences with colleagues dealing with the different aspects of the problem of risk group children, problems in classroom including bullying, aggressive behaviours and school drop-out.
The training course: Transfer of Best Praxis in Crime Prevention was accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in accordance with the Czech law 563/200S4 b.