Call for abstracts

23rd Annual Conference IAFP on 20 - 22 March 2014 in Zeist, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Call for abstracts

We seek proposals for contributions to the program related to the abovementioned 2014 congress theme. For the plenary as well as the parallel sessions we welcome oral presentations, symposia, case conferences, master classes, film-sessions, discussion groups and large group meetings. (A specialized bookshop will also be present.) Some further suggestions for topics are:

  • Continuity and discontinuity
  • Cognitive distortions and defense mechanisms
  • Entitlement
  • Revenge – retaliation – retribution
  • Therapeutic cohesion versus governmental policy
  • Professionalization in forensic psychotherapy
  • The dark side of man and women
  • Coercion and forensic psychotherapy
  • Forensic psychotherapy and total institutions
  • Budgetary constraints within forensic mental health
  • Art, history and forensic psychotherapy
  • The role of complexes in forensic psychotherapy
  • Mediation, restorative justice and empowerment
  • Therapeutic jurisprudence and citizenship
  • International comparison of therapeutic approaches
  • Confidentiality and media 

Submission deadline: February 1st 2014

The IAFP Board and the 2014 local organizing committee are pleased to invite you to participate in the 23rd IAFP conference. Proposals for contributions such as papers and symposia presentations can be send to: