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Welcome to our next IATSO Conference in Frankfurt am Main, Germany!

September 1-4, 2020

at the Goethe University Frankfurt

 

Current Developments in Etiology, Assessment, and Prevention of Sexual Offending

 

On behalf of the Scientific and the Local Organizing committees, we invite you to the 16th  conference of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO) to be held in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) from September 1st to 4th, 2020. 

 

Martin Rettenberger, Conference President and IATSO Secretary General 

Sonja Etzler, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee

Reinhard Eher, President Elect

Sabrina Eberhaut, Conference Organizing Committee

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You can register for the conference by clicking here

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Plenary Sessions: 

  • Peter Fromberger (Germany): Virtual reality applications for the treatment and risk assessment of child abusers
  • Alexander F. Schmidt (Germany): Recent developments in the assessment of pedohebephilic interest
  • Devon L. L. Polaschek (New Zealand): Understanding criminal persistence and desistance: Some implications for people identified as sexual offenders
  • Douglas P. Boer (Australia): Individualized treatment of sexual offenders with an intellectual or developmental disability
  • Robert J. McGrath (United States): Sex offender treatment in the United States: Lessons learned and future directions
  • Ross Bartels (United Kingdom): Distorted beliefs linked to sexual offending
  • Daniel Turner (Germany): Mental disorders in sexual offenders and their relevance for risk assessment.
  • Peer Briken (Germany): Does psychodynamic thinking still have any significance for the treatment of pedophilia?
  • Mark Olver (Canada): Measuring risk relevant change – implications for the therapeutic process and risk management in sexual offenders
  • Timm Rosburg (Switzerland): Neurophysiological correlates of pedophilia
  • Leigh Harkins (Canada): Incorporating sociocultural and situational factors into explanations of sexual offending
  • Markus Feil (Germany): The current state of psychodynamic treatment of sexual offenders    
  • Wineke J. Smid (The Netherlands): Sexual and emotional self-regulation: a two way street
  • Michael H. Miner (United States): Sexual offending in adolescent males: effects of parental attachment, social experiences, and sexuality

                                                        

Pre-Conference Workshops: 

  • Peter Fromberger (Germany): Virtual reality applications for the treatment and risk assessment of child abusers: old wine in new skins?
  • Alexander F. Schmidt (Germany):Discussion of the usefulness of indirect latency-based assessment of pedohebephilic interest
  • Devon L. L. Polaschek (New Zealand): Are people who commit sexual offences a special kind of criminal? Exploring dynamic risk factors, treatment outcomes, reintegration and desistance for people with sexual and other types of convictions
  • Douglas P. Boer (Australia): SVR:20 Version 2 - changes and applications
  • Robert J. McGrath (United States): How to use the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS)
  • Ross Bartels (United Kingdom): Cognition and sexual fantasising: An updated approach to understanding sexual fantasies
  • Daniel Turner (Germany): Pharmacological treatment of sexual offenders - recent developments
  • Mark Olver (Canada): Measuring risk relevant change – implications for the therapeutic process and risk management in sexual offenders
  • Timm Rosburg (Switzerland): Neurophysiological correlates of pedophilia
  • Wineke J. Smid (The Netherlands): The big picture: sexual offending among other sexual self-regulation problem
  • Leigh Harkins (Canada): Incorporating sociocultural and situational factors into explanations of sexual offending
  • Markus Feil (Germany):The current state of psychodynamic treatment of sexual offenders
  • Michael H. Miner (United States): Treatment of adolescent males who have sexually offended: exploring the need for offense specific interventions

 

Workshops: 

  • David S. Prescott (United States): The Good Lives Model: principles, application and implementation