Complexities in the management of sex offenders in the community workshop

View Dr Gavan Palk’s Powerpoint introduction from this workshop [PDF] View Dr Michael Rowlands’ Powerpoint presentation from this workshop [PDF] View Dr Russ Scott’s Powerpoint presentation from this workshop [PDF] View Dr Danielle Harris’ Powerpoint presentation from this workshop [PDF] Griffith Criminology Institute Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Complexities in… Read more »

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of ANZAPPL (Queensland  Branch) will take place from 7:00 pm on Friday 25th May 2018 at the Rooftop Banquet  Room, Rydges South Bank Hotel, Southbank, Brisbane. To register for the AGM and dinner meeting, ANZAPPL members $55 (includes pre-dinner canapés, 3 hour beverage package and two course meal) go to the YRD… Read more »

Dinner Meeting: the Psychiatrist as Accidental Drug Dealer

Speaker: Dr Mark Daglish Director of Addiction Psychiatry, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Staff specialist psychiatrist, Biala opioid replacement clinic, Brisbane The rise of prescription opioid dependence has attracted considerable public debate and the abuse of particularly “OxyContin” in the United States and Australia has raised concerns. Although the recent re-scheduling of codeine in Australia has… Read more »

Symposium – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Prevalence, features and assessment

Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL) (Queensland branch) and Queensland chapter, APS College of Forensic Psychologists in association with Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disabilities Services present a symposium on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Prevalence, features and assessment. When: Friday October 13th, 12.00PM – 6.00PM Where: Rydges South Bank,… Read more »

Workshop: Fitness for Trial in the Magistrates Court

July 18, 2017  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Legal Aid Queensland 44 Herschel St Brisbane, Queensland The Mental Health Act 2016 (Queensland) commenced in March 2017. The Act allows Magistrates to resolve a significant proportion of matters previously referred to the Mental Health Court. The Act thus places greater responsibility on lawyers appearing before Magistrates. In this workshop, registrants… Read more »

Symposium: Mental health, extremism and lone-actor grievance-fuelled violence

April 8-9, 2017 Rydges Southbank Hotel 9 Glenelg Street South Brisbane 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… Read more »