Put the LEPH2014 dates in your diary NOW: 5 - 8 October 2014!
Co-convener of LEPH2014 is, the Talma Institute for the Study of Work, Care and Welfare.
The Talma Institute is a knowledge and expert center of VU University Amsterdam on changing welfare states. The Institute connects high level, independent and interdisciplinary research with societal questions, and intends to work in close collaboration with stakeholders on the renewal of social security in The Netherlands and Europe.
Read more about the Talma Institute here (Dutch)
Program planning is underway - consider submitting an abstract when the call is made
Conference website to be available soon - watch this space
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Seeding change: How small projects can improve community health and safety
Public health departments and law enforcement agencies have traditionally occupied separate domains. Public health officials have often focused on infectious and chronic diseases, while police have targeted crime. In recent years, however, some law enforcement and public health agencies have recognized a shared interest in certain community problems. Click on the link below to read about police and public health initiatives in California.
Read the 'Seeding change' report here.
Innovative Alliances Seminar: A CLEPH-Enliven partnership in Southeast Melbourne
On the 30th of October 2013, CLEPH and Enliven are hosting a seminar on Innovative Alliances between police, health and social services to address complex social issues. Innovative examples of partnerships will be on show and will be drawn from the local area (City of Dandenong, City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia), interstate and the UK!
Read more about the Police, Health and Social Services Innovative Alliances seminar here.
Meet a CLEPH Advisory Board member
Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron is a Senior Lecturer and Discipline Co-ordinator of Police Studies at the University of Tasmania, and a Senior Researcher at the Tasmanian Institute of Police Studies. She specialises in teaching and researching the policing of vulnerable populations. Isabelle is an Associate Investigator at the Centre for Excellence in Policing and Security, and an Executive Member of the Australian Crime Prevention Council.
See who else is on CLEPH's Advisory Board here.
Partnership in Practice
The Marketplace for Ideas
was an integral part of the LEPH2012 conference program – a place for health and law enforcement practitioners to talk about their successes and failures in developing and implementing integrated programs.
Detective Sergeant Matthew Brown from Victoria Police
highlighted the benefits of co-location of police and Department of Human Services case workers to carry out specialist investigations into child, sexual and physical assaults.
To read more about this presentation and see other examples, go to the Marketplace of Ideas section of the LEPH2012 program here
CLEPH becomes a member of the International Center for the Prevention of Crime: Read more about ICPC here.
Tertiary LEPH subject approved by The University of Melbourne: Due to overwhelming demand, CLEPH is preparing to offer a world first LEPH subject in 2014.
Watch this space for further developments!
A valued CLEPH supporter
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CLEPH: A centre to explore the partnership
To learn more, visit the CLEPH website
The Centre for Law Enforcement and Public Health (CLEPH) was established for the purpose of pursuing projects, building networks and advancing knowledge in the joint fields of policing and other law enforcement and the many aspects of public health. CLEPH is building a focus on the understanding of the nature of this relationship, as a partnership between the public health, academic and law enforcement worlds. CLEPH’s vision ranges from the very local to the global.
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