Prato 2019: Working with violence in adults and youth.

Monday September 30, 2019 to Wednesday October 2, 2019
Location:
Prato, Italy
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN
  
The Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science at Swinburne University of Technology & Forensicare invites you to submit abstracts for the upcoming conference - Prato 2019: Working with violence in adults and youth.  
 
This international conference brings together policy contributors, lawyers, clinicians, legal decision makers, advocates, and researchers to explore the phenomenon of violence from a cross-disciplinary perspective, focusing on clinical, welfare, and legal strategies to explore effective responses to addressing, intervening and preventing violent behaviour. We welcome you to submit abstracts in the form of a paper, symposium or roundtable discussion.  
 
The conference will give particular attention to the following themes:
 
Understanding violence and offending
Exploring youth violence and anti-social behaviour
Family violence and child welfare
Gender and cultural effects
Legal reforms for managing violent offending
Advances in offending programs and approaches to desistance from violence
Mental illness, trauma, personality dysfunction, substance misuse and violence
Risk, intervention, diversion and decarceration approaches and policy
 
The conference will offer considerable opportunity for cross-national dialogue. Keynote speakers, presented papers and roundtable forums will address the conference aims.
 
Call for abstracts close: 30th May, 2019
 
Abstract template and submission guidelines can be found HERE
 Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/prato2019 or email info-cfbs@swin.edu.au for further information