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Important Information: Please note that we had to postpone our next IATSO conference due to the current situation of COVID 19! Instead of September 2020, the 16th IATSO conference will now take place in August 2021! We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to see you next year in Frankfurt!

 

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 (Abstract and CV)

• Alexander F. Schmidt (Germany): Recent developments in the assessment of pedohebephilic interest (Abstract and CV)

• Douglas P. Boer (Australia): Individualized treatment of sexual offenders with an intellectual or developmental disability (Abstract and CV)

• Ross M. Bartels (United Kingdom): Distorted beliefs linked to sexual offending (Abstract and CV)

• Daniel Turner (Germany): Mental disorders in sexual offenders and their relevance for risk assessment (Abstract and CV)

• Peer Briken (Germany): Does psychodynamic thinking still have any significance for the treatment of pedophilia? (Abstract and CV)

• Mark Olver (Canada): Measuring risk relevant change – implications for the therapeutic process and risk management in sexual offenders (Abstract and CV)

• Timm Rosburg (Switzerland): What is on your mind? Tapping into cognition and emotion by event-related potentials (ERPs) (Abstract and CV)

• Leigh Harkins (Canada): Incorporating sociocultural and situational factors into explanations of sexual offending (Abstract and CV)

• Wineke J. Smid (The Netherlands): Sexual and emotional self-regulation: a two way street (Abstract and CV)

• Michael H. Miner (United States): Sexual offending in adolescent males: effects of parental attachment, social experiences, and sexuality (Abstract and CV) 

• Hannah Lena Merdian (United Kingdom): Working with users of child exploitation material: Applying the evidence base on clinical decision making

 

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS:

 Peter Fromberger (Germany): Virtual reality applications for the treatment and risk assessment of child abusers: old wine in new skins? (Abstract and CV)

• Alexander F. Schmidt (Germany): Discussion of the usefulness of indirect latency-based assessment of pedohebephilic interest (Abstract and CV)

• Douglas P. Boer (Australia): SVR:20 Version 2 - changes and applications (Abstract and CV)

• Ross M. Bartels (United Kingdom): Cognition and sexual fantasising: an updated approach to understanding sexual fantasies (Abstract and CV)

• Daniel Turner (Germany): Pharmacological treatment of sexual offenders - recent developments (Abstract and CV)

• Mark Olver (Canada): Measuring risk relevant change – implications for the therapeutic process and risk management in sexual offenders (Abstract and CV)

• Timm Rosburg (Switzerland): Event-related potentials (ERPs) as a research method for investigating neuropsychiatric disorders (Abstract and CV)

• Wineke J. Smid (The Netherlands): The big picture: sexual offending among other sexual self-regulation problem (Abstract and CV) 

• Leigh Harkins (Canada): Incorporating sociocultural and situational factors into explanations of sexual offending (Abstract and CV)

Markus G. Feil (Germany): Utilizing the Violence Risk Scale (Sexual Offender Version; Olver et al; VRS (SO)) for psychodynamic understanding and treatment of sexual offenders (Abstract and CV)   

• 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)