Conference Programme

13.30-13.40 Welcome and opening

Moderators: Tom Palmstierna and Anna Björkdahl, Eviprg.

Professor, Ann Langius-Eklöf, Karolinska Institutet.

Head of the Forensic Clinic in Stockholm, Kaj Forslund. 

13.45-14.10 International developments in the prevention and
management of dealing with aggression in healthcare
settings.

Joy Duxbury, Professor in Mental Health Nursing at the School of Health,
University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom. 

14.15-14.40 Risk assessment made easy - The Bröset Violence Checklist

Dr. Roger Almvik, Research Director, PhD, RN, RMN. St. Olavs University
Hospital, Forensic Dept. Bröset, Centre for Research & Education in
Forensic Psychiatry, Norway. 

14.40-15.00 Coffee break 

15.00-15.25 Early Warning Signs of Aggression, from Black-box
to Brain-box.

Frans Fluttert, PhD, Senior Researcher ‘Forensic Mental Health Nursing’,
FPC Dr. S. van Mesdag, The Netherlands. Ass. Professor, Molde University
College, Molde and Research Supervisor, Kompetansesenter Oslo University
Hospital, Norway. 

15.30-15.55 Causes and prevention of aggression; searching for new
strategies to reduce violence.

Prof dr. Henk Nijman, professor of forensic psychology at Radboud
University, Nijmegen & head of research at Altrecht Aventurijn,
Den Dolder, The Netherlands.

15.55-16.00 Closing

Tom Palmstierna and Anna Björkdahl