On October the 3rd 2014, was held the final conference of the project MyCompass – Key Competencies for Minor Offender Reintegration LLP-LDV-TOI-2012-EN-025, a project coordinated by the Centre for Promotion Lifelong Learning. This took place in Kaunas, Lithuania, and was organized by the Psychological Support and Counselling Centre, partner in the project MyCompass.
At the conference participated 143 specialists working in reintegration, education, social and psychological assistance from Romania, Portugal, Malta, Cyprus and Lithuania. From Romania, at the invitation of coordinating organization, participated Mr. Director General of the National Penitentiary Administration, chief commissioner of prisons Catalin Claudiu BEJAN.
At the conference took place a panel discussion about reintegration for juvenile detainees and educational activities intended for them, and in the workshops was conducted practical work based on training materials developed under the project. General Manager Mr. Bejan gave a presentation about models of good practice for developing the skills to assist juvenile detainees and young people. The three workshops from the conference were moderated by:
• Reeducation Centre from Buzias, Eurosucces from Cyprus, Central Prison from Nicosia: Entrepreneurial Skills with a European perspective.
• Innovative Prison Systems Portugal: Transnational Piloting MyCompass model.
• Centre for Promoting Lifelong Learning: European co-financing as a tool for the development of education in penitentiary. More details can be found on the project website: www.my-compass-project.eu