Psychological knowledge and skills for preventing violent radicalization: the Italian experi-ence of the PROVA Project

Author/s Cristina Cecchini, Elisa Guidi, Patrizia Meringolo
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2019/2 Language Italian
Pages 19 P. 56-74 File size 232 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSC2019-002005
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Professionals and educators working with youth at risk of violent radicalization may show a stable need for training, mainly related to the learning of tools able to effectively cope with minors’ social and psychological fragility. This contribution is focused on the Training developed during the European Project PROVA, carried out with professionals directly and indirectly involved in interventions with minors under proceedings. Competences provided to par-ticipants will be described and results coming from the self-evaluation process will be showed. In the Project, participants’ feedbacks were important aspects to produce Guidelines for best practices.

Keywords: Violent radicalization, minors at risk, networking, SWOT analysis, participatory evaluation, training.

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Cristina Cecchini, Elisa Guidi, Patrizia Meringolo, Conoscenze e competenze psicologiche per la prevenzione della radicalizzazione violenta: l’esperienza italiana del Progetto PROVA in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2019, pp 56-74, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2019-002005