Thursday 25 October 2007
08.30 - 10.00
Coffee + Registration
Setting up the Poster Display.
10.00 – 10.30
Opening and Welcome
by Prof. Tom Palmstierna & representatives of various (inter)national organisations.
10.30 – 11.00
by Prof. Henk Nijman (Professor Forensic Psychology, Nijmegen University)(Netherlands): Searching for new strategies to reduce inpatient violence.
11.00 - 11.30
Break / Poster Display.
11.30 – 12.15
by Dr. Dave Colton (Staunton, Virginia)(USA): Organizational Readiness for Reducing Seclusion and Restraint: From Theory to Practice.
12.15 - 13.00
by Kevin Huckshorn (Director, Office of Technical Assistance, National Association of State Mental Health Program Administrators (NASMHP)(USA): Reducing the use of seclusion and restraint: a national initiative of change and transformation.
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch / Poster Display.
14.00 - 15.30
Parallel Sessions (1)
Risk assessment and prediction
Carroll, A. (Australia): Predicting community outcomes of violent mentally disordered offenders.
Lammers, S.M.M. (Netherlands): Is (primary) psychopathy a superfluous construct? - The relationship of factor 1 and factor 2 of the PCL-R with psychological and behavioural variables and risk assessment in a Dutch forensic psychiatric hospital.
Gray, N.S., Fitzgerald, S., Taylor, J. & Snowden, R.J. (UK): Predicting future reconviction in offenders with intellectual disabilities: The predictive efficacy of VRASG, PCL-SV and the HCR-20.
Gallagher III, B.J. , Bur, S.A., Engle, M.J. & McFalls, J.A. (USA): Treating violent sex offenders: the efficacy and frequency of use of alternative approaches.
Johnstone, L., Cooke, D.J. & Gadon, L. (UK): Situational management of institutional violence.
Jonge de, E. & Nijman, H.L.I. (Netherlands): Detecting changes in violence risk factors over time in a sample of forensic psychiatric patients in the Netherlands.
Effects of staff training
Beech, B.F. (UK): Immediate and medium-term differential effects of workplace violence prevention training.
Nau, J., Halfens, R., Dassen, T. & Needham, I. (Germany): Evaluation of a 3-day training course in aggression management on nursing students.
Tam, J. (Hong Kong): Management of violence training program in Castle Peak Hospital, Hong Kong.
Workshop (1) Crisis Prevention Training
Kemp, S., Schubert, J., Boardman, R. & Rettmann, R. (USA): Measuring success in crisis prevention training.
PTSD and expressed emotion
Richter, D. (Germany): Prevention of post-traumatic stress reaction in staff following a patient assault - principles of post-incident care.
Petrovic, V. (Serbia): Compassion fatigue and burn out syndrome in professional helpers working with traumatised clients.
Abderhalden, C., Kozel, B., Altorfer, A., Kaesermann, M.-L. & Needham, I. (Switzerland): Expressed emotion and aggression in psychiatric nursing.
Workshop (2) Therapeutic Management of Aggression
Laiseau, E., Egeleand, S. & Sviland, Å.S. (Norway): Therapeutic management of aggression - a presentation of the staff training program at the psychiatric division, Stavanger University Hospital - Norway.
Workshop (3) Reducing Seclusion and Restraint in the USA
Nadler-Moodie, M. (USA): Successful restraint reduction practices across the United States: actualization of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association's seclusion and restraint standards of care.
Biologoy and Pharmacological treatment
Grube, M., Liszka, R. & Weigand-Tomiuk, H. (Germany): Creatinekinase (CK) as predictor of aggressive behaviour.
Chakraborty, N., Sinha, V.K. & Sinha, B.N.P. (UK): A study of lipid profile and apolipoproteins A1 and B: their relationship to aggression and psychopathology in male inpatients with psychosis.
Goedhard, L., Stolker, J.J., Nijman, H.L.I., Egberts, A.C.G. & Heerdink, E.R. (Netherlands): Association between aggression and medication changes.
15.30 - 16.00
Break / Poster Display.
16.00 - 17.30
Parallel Session (2)
Models explaining aggression
Richter, D. (Germany): Why do mentally ill individuals act aggressively in specific situations? Towards an integration of the individual model and the situational model.
Howells, K. & Daffern, M. (UK): The functions of aggressive acts for high risk personality disordered inpatients.
Brouwers, R.C. & Oei, T.I. (Netherlands): Profile of perpetrators with impulsive violence.
Risk assessment and prediction
Hartvig, P. & Østberg, B. (Norway): A brief checklist (VRS-10) for assessing violence at risk among patients in acute psychiatric units.
Snowden, R.J., Gray, N.S. & Taylor, J. (UK): The efficacy of violence risk assessment in those with personality disorder and mental illness.
Abderhalden, C. & Gurtner, C. (Switzerland): Risk factors considered by nurses when assessing subjectively the risk for violence among patients in psychiatric admission wards.
Workshop (4) Management of Aggression
Fleury, H.W. & Engelen van, Y.M. (Netherlands): Control, avoidance or contact? A new perspective on the management of aggression and disruptive behaviour in (child) mental health care and (special) school practice.
Janowsky, D.S. (USA): Withdrawal of antipsychotic medications in aggressive mentally retarded adults.
Launer, M.A. (UK): Double depot for severe psychotic aggression.
Huf, G., Coutinho, E.S.F. & Adams, C.E. (Brazil): The pharmacological management of agitated patients in emergency psychiatric hospitals in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil: the results of two pragmatic randomized clinical trials.
Goethals, K. & Marle, van H.J.C. (Netherlands): Childhood and adolescence precursors in psychotic and personality disordered forensic patients.
Grøndahl, P., Stein, M.A., Ikdahl, E. & Dahl, A. (Norway): A study of forensic psychiatric screening reports and their relationship to full psychiatric reports.
Tonnaer, F. & Chakhssi, F. (Netherlands): Incident profiling on patients characteristics in a forensic setting.
Workshop (5) Reducing Seclusion and Restraint
Holden, M.J. (USA): An institutional model for reducing restraints and seclusions.
Workshop (6) Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Kuiper, S., Lammers, S.M.M. & Bosch van den, L.M.C. (Netherlands): Workshop Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
McGeorge, M.K., Shinkwin, L. & Hinchcliffe, G. (UK): Mental health in-patient services: making safety our priority.
Ilarda, E.I., Jackson, B., Dodd, S. & Miller, G. (Australia): Management of clinical aggression - a multifaceted approach to safety.
Whittington, R., Barr, W., Brown, A., Leitner, M., Logan, C. & Nathan, R. (UK): Violence, Self-Harm and Vulnerability: Development of a national mental health framework for best practice in the management of risk in England.
17.30 - 18.00
Snacks + Drinks.
19.00 - 20.00
Reception at the City Hall.