convenors: Saxion University of Applied Science, Reclassering Nederland, Direktorat Jendral Pemasyarakatan and CILC
coordinator: Sari Seruni & Adeline Tibakweitira
moderators: Sigit Budiyanto & Adeline Tibakweitira
• Attila Nemeth, Professor Saxion University of Applied Science. Download here
• Anouk Visser, Senior researcher Saxion University of Applied Science.
• Ferry van Aagten, Unit Manager Reclassering Nederland
• Ali Aranoval, Center for Detention Studies (CDS) (TBC) Download here
• Heni Yuwono, Secretary General Direktorat Jenderal Pemasyarakatan Download here
rapporteur: Raymond Swennenhuis
This panel aims to create awareness on the social value of probation work to move the perception of law enforcement agents and the public from a punitive approach towards probation.
In recent years, the relationship between the society and the public administration has changed. Society has become more data driven as a way of accountability and control. Public organizations are subject to social control and accountability. This also applies to correctional services both in the Netherlands and Indonesia. To meet their social responsibilities, correctional institutions need to have an insight into what their social costs and benefits are and how these can be substantiated. The social costs can be made transparent by means of a social cost-benefit analysis (SCBA). Such an analysis essentially provides an answer to the question whether a certain approach/correctional measure is worth the investment the institution and the government is making after all.
The welfare, advantages, and disadvantages as a result of certain activities or interventions (often also referred to as measures) are examined as well. A distinction is made between financial and economic values in which financial (monetary) values relate to concrete revenues or income based on market prices, and economic values that relate to all other wealth flows that are separate from the market, such as improved living enjoyment in a neighborhood or improved quality of life for clients of correctional
This panel will look at the effectiveness of probation – a period during which a person who has committed a crime has to obey the law and be supervised by a probation officer, rather than being sent to prison – and compare studies from the Netherlands and Indonesia. It will address two key questions: To what extent is the necessary data available or can be made available to give an insight to the impact of probation service? And how can this be used to move the society from punitive approaches to probation