Keynotes

Professor Prabhita Chitsabesan20191217135456

Professor Prabhita Chitsabesan

The needs of children and young people who come into contact with the criminal justice system; a developmental perspective. Over the last decade, international studies have highlighted that young people with disproportionately high and multiple needs have clustered in juvenile justice systems...
Dr. Graeme Fairchild20200207180453

Dr. Graeme Fairchild

Understanding sex differences in severe antisocial behaviour. Although males and females with Conduct Disorder (CD) differ in terms of risk factors, clinical presentation, and adult outcomes, little research has investigated the neurobiological basis of these sex differences, and most research ha...
Raf Hamaizia20200305084949

Raf Hamaizia

‘From the cell to the boardroom’: A lived experience perspective on ‘recovery’ and the changing face of mental health care today. Historically, mental health care has worked within a more symptom focussed and medicalised model based on confinement, psychological interventions and psychotropic medic...
Professor Tonia Nicholls20200109092413

Professor Tonia Nicholls

The importance of Trauma Informed Practice in forensic and correctional contexts. Trauma is defined as an experience that overwhelms an individual’s capacity to cope. Individuals with mental health and behavioural challenges, including criminal offending and violence, report adverse childhood exp...
Professor Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen20200219130435

Professor Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen

Innovation & research in youth forensic psychiatry: how to put youngsters in the front row. In this presentation, the changes in youth forensic psychiatry in the last ten years will be illustrated by looking at a number of judicial aspects, the transformation in health care and the influence of e...
Professor Bram Orobio de Castro20191217135913

Professor Bram Orobio de Castro

Taking perspective: How understanding children and youth’s self-views and their views of others helps to treat aggressive behavior problems. Aggressive and rule breaking behavior problems place a burden on children, their relatives, and society. Early intervention with parents, teachers, and ch...
Professor Stefaan Pleysier20191217140245

Professor Stefaan Pleysier

Juvenile justice between rehabilitation and responsibilisation. This contribution departs from a brief overview of the juvenile justice system and legislation in Belgium. The Belgian model is often referred to and described as ‘the archetypical example of a juvenile justice system based on welfar...
Professor Daniel Rijo20191221081741

Professor Daniel Rijo

The changeability of psychopathic traits in adolescents. There is evidence that psychopathy is a developmental disorder, comprising a set of interpersonal (Grandiose-Manipulative), affective (Callous-Unemotional), and behavioral (Impulsive-Irresponsible: II) features. Psychopathy is considered ...
Marianne Willard20200116145749

Marianne Willard

I will share my experiences as a mother with the care system in the Netherlands. What helped us and what did not? Expert by experience...

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