Final Conference COST Action IS1302

“19 countries, 17 languages, 1 goal”

European collaboration in research and clinical practice for Long-term Forensic Psychiatric Care

will be the theme of the Final Conference of the COST Action IS1302

organised in cooperation with IPiN Department of Forensic Psychiatry in Warsaw, Poland.


The key note speakers are:

Dr. Catherine Appleton, Senior Research Fellow, School of Law, University of Nottingham (UK)

Dr. Clive Meux, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust & Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, University of Oxford (UK). Expert, CPT, Council of Europe

Dr. Giovanni de Girolamo, MD, Former Scientific Director, Head, Unit of Epidemiological and Evaluation Psychiatry, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio, Brescia (IT)

Ms. Ellen Vorstenbosch (MSc), Sant Joan de Deu Foundation (ES)



Also, the working groups will present their latest achievements:

“Determination of Patient Characteristics” – Prof. Dr. Harry Kennedy, University of Dublin (IE)
“Towards Best Practice in Long-term Forensic Psychiatric Care” – Dr. Vivek Furtado, University of Warwick (UK)
“Meeting Patient Needs and Optimizing Quality of Life” – Dr. Judi Pettigrew, University of Limerick (IE)
“Recent EU Developments on Patient and Caregiver/Family Involvement” – Prof. Dr. Franco Scarpa (IT)


Information about the venue can be found here. The complete program can be found here.

To register please send an email to: isch1302@gmail.com

Registration deadline is October, 15th 2017

Please note that your registration is not official till you received a confirmation of the organisers.


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