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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT THE 16th IATSO CONFERENCE

We are happy to announce that these excellent professionals will be speaking at our conference in Frankfurt, Germany:


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 (Abstract and CV)

• 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 (Abstract and CV)

• 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 (Abstract and CV) 

 

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) (Abstract and CV)

• 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 (Abstract and CV)

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 (Abstract and CV)

 

WORKSHOPS:

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