Call for abstracts

NEUROSCIENCE & SOCIETY: ETHICAL, LEGAL & CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS OF NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH 14-15 September 2017 Sydney, NSW, Australia Researchers, practitioners, clinicians and other professionals from Australia and internationally are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at the 2017 Neuroscience & Society Meeting in Sydney, Australia. The meeting will feature a wide range of exciting scientific lectures and ethical, philosophical… Read more »

Upcoming ANZAPPL NSW half-day seminar: Women in the Criminal Justice System

ANZAPPL NSW is pleased to host a diverse range of speakers with experience and expertise with women in the criminal justice system from the perspectives of psychiatry, law and personal experience! Professor Anne Buist will present on the topic of Mothers Who Kill. Deb Halloran is a trained mentor for women in the criminal justice system. She… Read more »

Annual General Meeting 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 AGM last week. We also extend our gratitude to His Honour, Judge Peter Johnstone for a wonderful presentation. Our 2017 NSW Branch Committee are: President: Amanda White Vice Presidents: Katherine Johnson and Thea Gumbert-Jourjon Treasurer: Natalie Martschuk Secretary: Christian Cabrera General Members: Wayne Morrison, Tolulope Fajumi, Sachin Rai, and… Read more »

Upcoming event! Mental Health, Extremism, and Lone-Actor Grievance-Fuelled Violence, 8-9 March

As radicalisation and recruitment of Australians appears to be increasing and violent extremists are reaching out to mentally vulnerable individuals, there is a clear role for mental health services in the evaluation and management of susceptible individuals. In the context of the changing milieu of mental health care and the importance of understanding the emergent… Read more »

Upcoming event: Neurotechnologies of justice

Neurotechnologies of justice: Neuroscience beyond the courtroom By Professor Nikolas Rose On Tuesday, March 7, 4 – 5:30 p.m. At Macquarie University Campus, C8A 310 (Senate Room – near the coffee cart) This talk explores the actual and potential impacts of developments in neuroscience and neurotechnology in the criminal justice system beyond the courtroom. There… Read more »

Book launch! Sunday 19th February

David Tait and Jane Goodman-Delahunty Juries, Science and Popular Culture in the Age of Terror: The Case of the Sydney Bomber To be launched by Chris Lennard, Greg Battye and Sophia Beckett Terrorism has become an everyday reality in most contemporary societies. Bombs explode in popular venues, public buildings turn into fortresses and laws are… Read more »

2017 Annual General Meeting

The ANZAPPL NSW Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 1st March, 6pm at The Pacific Room, Wesley Conference Centre, Lower Ground floor, 220 Pitt St, Sydney. This will be a great opportunity to hear about our milestones over the last year, and also to discuss new directions for 2017. We are delighted to welcome… Read more »

Upcoming events: When Is A Father Not A Father?

The Australian Psychological Society Dispute Resolution and Psychology Interest Group is hosting a presentation by Dr Emily Kwok and David Meredith from Meredith Lawyers on the issues that arise from the disclosure of Misattributed Paternity during Parental Separation and Family Disputes. This is an area that has been brought into focus since the enactment of Paternity Disestablishment Legislation which may… Read more »

Upcoming event! Sex in the City: Intrigue and Indulgence Among the Professions

This interactive forum will explore the ethical and moral boundaries of the different professions of psychology, psychiatry and law. A range of issues will be covered including: Relationships with clients Reporting of professionals- who, what, where, when? Outcomes for the session: Understanding key differences between the professions Knowing when I need to act Understanding what… Read more »

2016 Annual General Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2016 AGM last week. We also extend our thanks to Dr Eman Sharobeem for her wonderful presentation. The minutes from the AGM can be found here. Our 2016 NSW Branch Committee are: President: Amanda White Vice President: Katherine Johnson Treasurer: Natalie Martschuk Secretary: Thea Gumbert-Jourjon General Members: Wayne Morrison,… Read more »