The essentials of prison health

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Mental healthcare, suicide prevention, geriatrics, and palliative care in prisons

Estimated duration: 3h for 1 week.

This course does not require a pre-registration.
You’ll be directly enrolled when you purchase it.


“The Essentials of Prison Health” is a training course starting at the premise that health within prison services is public health. In this training course, a special focus is given to the topics of mental health, elderly prisoners, the health of incarcerated women and also communicable diseases.

Who should attend?
• Individuals and/or organizations that are responsible for prisoners
• Professionals from entities linked with/or collaborating in initiatives that promote the health of prisoners and/or prison staff

Training modality
• e-Learning

• None

• Certificate of completion

Total: 3h

Course brochure

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The content of this course has been developed and piloted in Belgium, Portugal, Norway, Romania and The Netherlands, under the  MenACE project, co-funded by the European Commission under the ERASMUS + programme – KA2 – Strategic partnerships for adult education. The course content is free to access (except any modules with access restricted due to certification requirements). The price associated with this course refers to expert tutoring and learning management system fees.