Participation in correctional programs

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingMeeting abstract (Book)


The seminar will focus on the use of a participatory research design to investigate participation in prison programs. Firstly, the results of a research project in the Belgian prison of Antwerp on the pro le of participants and non-participants in prison programs will be presented. Aside from gender, age, nationality, time of con nement and educational level, motivations and barriers were examined. The needs of prisoners in terms of re-integration were also focused on. Secondly, the purpose of the seminar is to give attendees insight in the di erent steps in realising a participatory research project, the related success factors and pitfalls.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15th EPEA training conference
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015
Event15th EPEA training conference - Hilton hotel Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Duration: 30 Sep 20154 Oct 2015


Conference15th EPEA training conference


  • participation
  • prisoners
  • correctional programs


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