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The project „Strengthening the capacity of the penitentiary system in the area of human capital development at the level of prison staff” ended

Tuesday, 21st of June 2016, took place, in Bucharest, the final conference of the project „Strengthening the capacity of the penitentiary system in the area of human capital development at the level of prison staff", having as Project Promotor the National Administration of Penitentiaries and Program Operator the Ministry of Justice. At the event participated the deputy general director of NAP, Mr. Dan HALCHIN, the director of the International Unit, Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service, Mr. Kim EKHAUGEN, the senior advisor of the director from the Correctional Service of Norway Staff Academy (KRUS), Mr. Knut ANDERSEN, the director of Arad Prison, Mr. Petru DOBRA, the director of the Human Resources Management Department – ANP, Mr. Gheorghe IFTINCA.

 

In the presence of the prison systems representatives from Romania, the Republic of Moldavia and Lithuania, the team management presented the objectives, the implemented activities, the results and the impact of the project. Having as aim to facilitate the access of the specialists from the prison administration system to innovative information, relevant for the professional training, the most important results of the project are the following:

  • development of the Human Resources Strategy of the Romanian prison system 2015- 2018;
  • development of the Training Needs Analysis Instrument and of the Application Guide;
  • development of 8 training Curricula for the initial and 3 for the in-service training of the prison staff;
  • elaboration of a prison staff career guide;
  • development and implementation of mentoring and coaching programs;
  • development and adaptation of educational courses (modules) to an e-learning platform;
  • organizing training session for the prison staff, in the following domains: human rights, radicalization in prisons, CPT rules, Public speaking and professional competences evaluator;
  • redevelopment/rehabilitation and endowment of the Centre for Training and Specialization for the National Administration of Penitentiaries Officers – Arad.

 

Having a budget of more than 645.000 euro and being financed by a grant given by Norway in the framework of the Programme PA 23 Correctional services, including non-custodial sanctions, the project started in April 2014 and benefited of an exceptional partnership, by the active participation of the experts from The Correctional Service of Norway Staff Academy– KRUS and The Centre for Training and Specialization for the National Administration of Penitentiaries' Officers – Arad.