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June 2009

Wednesday 24th

9th Annual IAFMHS Conference

Edinburgh, Scotland
Facing the Future: Forensic Mental Health Services in Change
June 24-26, 2009

Pre-conference Workshops
June 22 & 23, 2009


· Outcomes of Treatment in Forensic Mental Health Services
· Sex Offending
· Personality Disorder
· Shaping Service Design (Policy into Practice)
· Risk Assessment and Management
· Recovery
· Education and Training
· Legislative Change
· Minority Populations in Forensic Mental Health Services (such as women, migrants, those with acquired brain injury or learning disability)
· Human Rights
· Stigma


· Professor Simon Wessely, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England

· Dr James Blair, NIMH, Bethesda, USA

· Associate Professor Kevin Douglas, Simon Fraser University, Canada

· Professor Bernadette McSherry, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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Thursday 25th

The Romanian Prison System after 20 years of Democracy

“The Think Lab”, Salford University, Greater Manchester, England
In collaboration with the Romanian National Administration of Penitentiaries and the International Corrections and Prisons Association, the Salford University Centre for Prison Studies (SUCPS) is proud to host a Conference in honour of Dr. Ioan Bala, Director General, National Administration of Penitentiaries, Romania

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Friday 26th

International Human Rights Network

National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
26th June 2009
Measuring Justice: Justice Sector Evaluation & Human rights

Measuring justice is a priority for a wide range of individuals and institutions. It is central to enhancing good governance including rule of law, combating corruption, addressing impunity and building effective, accountable justice sector reform.

The purpose of this IHRN conference is to facilitate the pooling of evaluation experience, to identify best practice and lessons for the future, with particular reference to measuring human rights impact...more information

Monday 29th

ECPR Summer School on Organised Crime

University of Catania, Italy
29 June – 12 July 2009
ECPR Summer School on Organised Crime
Analysing and Tackling Organised Crime:
Theory, Practice and Policies

First ECPR Summer School held in University of Catania, Faculty of Political Science, Italy for Post-Graduate Students, Advanced Researchers and Practitioners

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