After planning and designing a dissemination event for professionals working with delinquent minors within the frame of our project “Alternative Tracks”, two similar events took place in Athens at 28th and 29th of May.
Main scope was information transfer to professionals active in the field, by presenting project’s aims and scope. Two groups of 67 professionals (out of 70 invited) joined those two events in ANADRASIS’s premises in Athens.
Mr. Pittas, on behalf of ANADRASIS, presented the outcome – output gained so far and each participant within the project. Participants were interested about the comparative study which has been briefly presented and the training events which are due to begin. They were also interested in the Vademecum itself and the testing phase which is about to begin simultaneously in Italy, Romania and Bulgaria. Furthermore, it was very exciting to receive such positive feedback from the participants – several asked for implementation of project results in their working environment, by accepting that Hellenic laws regarding minor offenders can use some improvement.
Both presentations exceeded planned time schedule (2 hours initially planned) because presentations ended with a major discussion unveiling several points that need attention by policy makers and experts implementing minor offenders support.
Additionally, most of the participants asked regularly information about the outcomes – findings of the project and requested another event by the end of the project, in order to receive data and proposals to the authorities on this crucial subject.