25 January 2019

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

“FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH CARE: PARENTS’ PERSPECTIVE” Thoughts from the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (Impact Factor: 2.033). Researchers, from both the academic community (University of Nottingham and Swansea University) and healthcare settings (Langdon Hospital, Dawlish, and Shannon Clinic Regional Secure Unit, Belfast), explored the experiences of parents with an adult son or daughter receiving […]... Read more

20 February 2019

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A cross-national dialogue: PRATO 2019

“WORKING WITH VIOLENCE IN ADULTS AND YOUTH 2019. Effective clinical, welfare and legal strategies” is an international conference that brings together policy contributors, lawyers, clinicians, legal decision makers, advocates, and researchers to explore the phenomenon of violence from a cross-disciplinary perspective.... Read more

4 March 2019

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – A cross-national dialogue: PRATO 2019

The Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science at Swinburne University of Technology & Forensicare invites you to submit abstracts for the upcoming conference – Prato 2019:   “WORKING WITH VIOLENCE IN ADULTS AND YOUTH 2019.  Effective clinical, welfare and legal strategies”... Read more

1 April 2019

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

EFFICIENT TREATMENT PROGRAMMES AND INTERMEDIARY TREATMENT TARGETS IN FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS. Aggression and violence have significant adverse health, social and economic impacts. Current situation and Needs: Absence of definitive high quality studies exploring violent offender treatment effectiveness; Lack of knowledge on impact of intensive multi-module violence offender treatments in a forensic mental health setting.... Read more

21 January 2018

UNIMIB

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November 2017: The EU-VIORMED Project starts!

The Kick-off meeting of the EU-VIORMED Project was held in Brescia on November 2017, 13th to 15th. ... Read more

15 March 2018

UNIMIB

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EU-VIORMED TRAINING DAYS April 5-7, 2018 Wien

European Study on Risk Factors for Violence in Mental Disorder and Forensic Care: a multicentre project The EU-VIOMED partners will develop skills and knowledge on several instruments that will have a key role for EU-VIORMED data collection. The educational focus will include training on risk assessment tools (HCR-20v3 and OxMIV), the Camberwell Assessment of Need – Forensic version (CANFOR), and The MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool for Treatment (MacCAT-T).... Read more

21 February 2018

UNIMIB

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Trends of treatment of mentally ill offenders in the EU-VIORMED: updating the overview at the European Psychiatric Association Congress (EPA) in Wien, April 4-7, 2018

Is there a correlation between mental disorders and the risk of violence? A symposium at the EPA congress in Wien will try to address this key question within the framework of the EU-VIORMED study (EUropean Study on VIOlence Risk and MEntal Disorders), involving the design of a new mapping of forensic psychiatry in different EU-Member States. ... Read more

4 May 2018

UNIMIB

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MacCAT-T training completed

Researchers from the Department of History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine, Centre for Health and Society Medical Faculty, at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany – EU-VIORMED P6 UDUS – (Heiner Fangerau, Chantal Marazia, and Vasilija Rolfes) provided a comprehensive training on MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool for Treatment (MacCAT-T) to the EU-VIORMED partners (Wien, April 5-7, […]... Read more

1 June 2018

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We are pleased to announce IAFMHS involvement on EU-VIORMED

The International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS) is an international, interdisciplinary organization comprised of mental health and health care professionals dedicated to improving forensic services, improving the lives of forensic patients, and improving the safety of our society. IAFMHS strives to achieve these goals through an open dialogue between professionals across the world. […]... Read more