RAN HEALTH Papers (17)RSS
RAN Practitioners Study Visit - Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism (REMVE)/Violent Right-wing Extremism (VRWE) in the US and EU, New York City 15-16 March 2023
Participants of this two-day study visit jointly took stock of established practices as well as continuing challenges across primary, secondary and tertiary prevention before specifically looking into P/CVE structures in the context of law enforcement, mental health, rehabilitation and...
RAN HEALTH - The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of hate crime and the implications for mental health practitioners, Berlin 05-06 December 2022
Mental health practitioners, police, local authorities and youth and social workers were invited to discuss the victims and perpetrators perspectives and to share ideas and experiences about possible interventions.
Manual for Responses to returning foreign terrorist fighters and their families 2nd Edition, 2022
This manual outlines responses to FTFs and their families, returning or planning to return to their home countries within the EU, from terrorist conflict zones such as Syria and Iraq. When the term “returnees” is used in this manual, it refers to FTFs and their families (women and children).
RAN HEALTH Violent individuals with personalised ideologies and mental health issues, Rome 26-27 September 2022
This paper summarises the main conclusions following the discussion on this observed fragmentation of ideologies. It describes the phenomenon and its complexity, as well as the ensuing challenges that practitioners currently face.
RAN HEALTH Personality disorders and mental illnesses with implications in preventing violent extremism, Helsinki 20-21 July 2022
Personality disorders and mental illnesses present amongst radicalised individuals bring additional challenges to prevention of violent extremism (PVE) efforts.
RAN HEALTH Training for Mental Health Practitioners in P/CVE, online meeting 04-05 November 2021
This paper summarises the main conclusions following the discussion on training for mental health practitioners working in P/CVE. Consequently, this paper describes the reoccurring challenges practitioners face, the gaps in knowledge and the training content.
The role of psychotherapy in rehabilitation and exit work
Recent years have seen a growing focus on the intersection between mental health and the field of
preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE).
RAN HEALTH Mental health practices and interventions in P/CVE, online meeting 22-23 September 2021
A growing number of programmes and interventions aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) programmes and interventions are being implemented across the European Union (EU).
RAN Cross-cutting thematic event Lone actors – Jointly taking stock of recent developments and combining knowledge, online meeting 21-22 April 2021
In light of recent events such as the Christchurch attack, the Hanau shooting and the beheading of the teacher Samuel Paty near Paris, the threat of lone-actor violent extremism has grown within and outside the EU.
RAN HEALTH Rehabilitation and reintegration of extremist offenders from a mental health perspective, online meeting 10-11 March 2021
This paper summarises the discussion and recommendations on the role of mental health practitioners in DRR. This entails the differences between offenders and extremist offenders and the methods, approaches and therapy that have proven or were discussed as useful to other practitioners.