Recent posts

Involuntary admission: Experiences of professionals and experts – Freya Vander Laenen

Background and purpose of the study Involuntary admission (IA) is a frequent and growing phenomenon, both in Belgium and in other countries. Many persons and actors are involved in an involuntary admission. Remarkably, both in Belgium and internationally, research from an interdisciplinary perspective is scarce. The research had two purposes: Mapping the experiences of different…

An Garda Síochána: Culture, challenges and change – Courtney Marsh

This project is an exploration and understanding of the organisational culture of An Garda Síochána – Ireland’s National Policing organisation, based on a PhD project completed in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin in 2020. There has been very little academic research on who and what this organisation is.…

Continuity of mental health care: If the ties with community treatment are not cut, they don’t have to be reconnected – Freya Vander Laenen

From numerous studies, we know that people who are imprisoned consistently present poorer (mental) health compared to the general population. These (mental) health problems are often already present before incarceration, and due to the deprivations in prison these problems increase. Still, an inclusive and qualitative treatment offer for people in detention is lacking. Treatment interventions…

Newest podcast

Should we legalise all drugs? From Tom Decorte (In Dutch)

Upcoming activities

TBANew blog: Practice what they preach. Attitude versus behaviour in ethical decision-making by police officers – By Antoinette Verhage
TBANew blog: Rethinking children’s rights to privacy and data protection in a digital society
By Eva Lievens
TBANew blog: Predictive policing as predictive and crime prevention tool – By Wim Hardyns
More info on Activities