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SATURDAY, 6 AUGUST 2011

Time

Rainforest 

Aqua

Ocean

Leighton’s Theatrette

8.30 – 10am

Individual Research Papers: Corrections

 

David Bright (C)

 

Forensic psychology and managing prisons

Marlene Morison

 

Forensic psychologists in prisons: A normative framework to ensure ethical offender rehabilitation.

Astrid Birgden

 

The social climate of Australian prisons

Andrew Day

 

Substance use, mental health, and involvement with the criminal justice system in men who are homeless in Sydney

Bridget Spicer

Symposia

 

8.30 – 9.15am

 

Innovations in assessment and treatment of forensic clients with intellectual disabilities

Joseph Allan Sakdalan (C)

 

SAFE ID: Piloting an evidenced-based sex offender treatment programme for clients with intellectual disability in New Zealand

Joesph Allan Sakdalan

 

Development of an adapted DBT group coping skills programme for forensic clients with intellectual disability

Mhairi Duff

 

Development of a risk assessment and management framework for forensic clients with intellectual disability

Joseph Allan Sakdalan & Mhairi Duff

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9.15 – 10am

Interventions for Forensic ID Clients

Vanda Wieczorkoski (C)

 

Let’s get engaged: Skills and strategies for working with ID offenders

Yasmine Sevim

 

Stress less: The use of biofeedback to aid emotional management within a forensic disability setting

William Wainwright

 

Treatment outcomes and the client therapist relationship in the treatment if ID sexual offenders

Vanda Wieczorkowski

 

 

 

Individual Research Papers: Psychological defences in court

 

Alfred Allan (C)

 

Neuropsychological assessment and fitness to stand trial in Australia: A preliminary analysis

Amanda White

 

Attitudes towards sentencing goals: The influence of attributions and implicit theories of personality

Graham Tyson

 

Fitness to plead: Development of a test for Australian jurisdictions

Sam Van Der Wijngaart

Practice Forum

 

Balancing everyone's human rights and responsibilities in the Children's Court: The juxtaposition of competing rights and principles in practice

Sharon Gilroy (C)

Rob Gray

Alex Klein

Francoise Muller-Robbie

10 – 10.30am

Morning Tea

10.30 – 12pm

Individual Research Papers: Profiling

 

Astrid Birgden (C)

 

 

Autism spectrum disorders in the criminal justice system: Identification, offence profile and personnel knowledge

Lauren Gook

 

Genocidal perpetrators, 'ordinary' men or 'evil monsters':  Assessing the relationships between the motives and characteristics of perpetrators and individual criminal actions

Kerrilee Hollows

 

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young offenders: Social disadvantage or antisocial personality?

Natalie Mamone

Practice Forum

 

Theory-informed assessment and case formulation in clinical forensic settings

Stephen Smallbone (C)

 

 

 

Symposia

 

10.30 – 11.30am

 

The Australian Jury: Grappling with Legal Instructions and Juror Attitudes

Jeffrey Pfeifer (C)

 

Juror comprehension of legal instructions in a sexual assault trial

James Ogloff

 

A psycho-legal analysis of jury instructions

Ben Spivak

 

Examining the interaction between attitudes and personality/cognitive traits in mock jurors

Natasha Katopodis

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11.30am -12pm

 

Polygamy and consent: Ethical challenges within international practice

Stephen Morgan (C)

Individual Research Papers: Violent Offenders

 

Andrew Day (C)

 

Toward a clinically meaningful taxonomy of violent offenders: The role of anger-types and thinking styles

Kyra Low

 

Treatment responsivity in violent offenders

Kate O’Brien

 

Sociopathic attitudes to road safety

Alec Jones

 

Mental illness: Behavioural patterns and outcomes for homicide cases

Nathan Brooks

12pm – 1pm

Lunch

1pm – 2pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Les Morey

Macquarie Conference Centre

 

Response bias in assessment of psychopathology:  Issues and challenges

2pm – 2.10pm

Short break

2.10 – 3.10pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Don Thomson

Macquarie Conference Centre

 

Best interests of the child: Challenges for courts and psychologists

3.10 – 3.40pm

Afternoon Tea

3.40pm – 4.40pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Alfred Allan

Macquarie Conference Centre

 

Professional conduct in forensic psychology: Finding the right balance

4.40 – 4.50pm

Short break

4.50 – 6.30pm

HYPOTHETICAL PANEL AND CONFERENCE CLOSE

 

Panellists
Barry Nurcombe
Janet Fife-Yeomans
Hetty Johnston
Debbie Kilroy
Marlene Morison
Gavan Palk
Jerry Prus-Butwilowicz


Moderators
Paul Wilson
Therese Ellis – Smith

 

 

Macquarie Conference Centre

 

6.30 – 7pm

 

Farewell drinks

Terrace Area, Level 1

7pm – 9pm

Networking Dinner

Poolside