During this RAN Y&E Working Group meeting, we invited practitioners from youth work, schools, and community representatives to share their experiences and expertise regarding this topic. The meeting included three break-out sessions in which participants discussed specific questions.
Recent years have seen a growing focus on the intersection between mental health and the field of
preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE).
This paper provides an overview of projects in Europe concentrating on parents in prison, their children or both. Most of the projects focus on strengthening parenting competence and encouraging bonds and communication between imprisoned parents and their children.
Alcohol and drugs have historically been linked to human violent behaviour. And despite the fact that many politically and religiously motivated extremist ideologies and groups promote purity of body and mind as an ideal, drug use and mind-altering substances have been widely reported in violent...
Local actors play a key role in effective efforts to prevent and counter violent extremism. When it comes to addressing challenges of radicalisation and violent extremism, local municipalities and authorities together with and supported by national governments, often bear the primary responsibility.
Contemporary violent left-wing extremism is complex, difficult to explain and even more problematic to address. The complexity of the phenomenon starts with its definition, as happens for many other forms of extremism.
A growing number of programmes and interventions aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) programmes and interventions are being implemented across the European Union (EU).
This paper intends to demystify key tenets of the incel ideology and its relationship to violence, outline key challenges for practitioners in prevention and countering of violent extremism (P/CVE) in reaching this community, and offer recommendations for intervention providers and practitioners...
While young women and men already face several challenges in the transition to adulthood, such as economic insecurity, social changes and the need to adapt to new life environments, surviving a terrorist attack can increase the burden of having to navigate big life-changing events while needing...
The paper aims to provide recommendations for practitioners working with violent extremist clients by discussing recidivism data, current challenges, risk and protective factors, and risk management strategies.