First responses to mental health crisis: where to from here?

Date: Friday 6 March 2020 Time: 6.30pm for pre-dinner drinks and canapes 7.00pm for two course dinner and cheese platter, including beverage package Venue: Rydges Southbank Hotel, 9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane Price: Registration for ANZAPPL members: $70 Registration for non-members: $90 Please click here to register. Ed Heffernan is the Director of the Queensland… Read more »

Queensland contributions to 39th ANZAPPL Congress

Presentations from members of the Queensland branch of ANZAPPL have been collected and made available here. Interviewing persons with mental illness charged with murder or attempted murder: A retrospective review of police interviews B Clugston, B Green, J Phillips, Z Samaraweera, C Ceron, C Gardner, C Meurk, E Heffernan View PowerPoint [PDF] View Publication [PDF]… Read more »

Identifying Risk in Intimate Partner Violence Psychiatric, Psychological and Legal Factors

Identifying Risk in Intimate Partner Violence Psychiatric, Psychological and Legal Factors Time: 4.30 – 6.00pm Date: Monday 25 November Venue: Lecture Theatre, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University South Bank Campus, South Brisbane 4101 Click here to download a flyer. Violence against an intimate partner is common and can have a wide range of outcomes…. Read more »

Pill testing at music events

Pill testing at music events An evidence-based harm minimisation intervention which should be adopted in Australia Date: Friday 11 October 2019 Time: 6.30 pm for pre-dinner drinks and canapes 7.00 pm three course dinner, including beverage package Venue: Pacific Hotel, 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, Brisbane   During his evidence to the current Coroner’s Inquest… Read more »

Dinner: A mentally ill judge

College of Forensic Psychologists (Queensland Branch) Australian Psychological Society ANZAPPL (Queensland Branch) A mentally ill judge Professor Ian Freckelton Queens Counsel, Melbourne Date: Saturday 25 May Time: 6.00pm for pre-dinner drinks, 6.30pm for dinner. Venue: Pacific Hotel, 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill View PowerPoint [PDF] View Paper [PDF] Daniel Paul Schreber was the son of… Read more »

Seminar: Previously unreported traumatic memories

College of Forensic Psychologists (Queensland Branch) Australian Psychological Society ANZAPPL (Queensland Branch) Previously unreported traumatic memories Date: Saturday 25 May 2019 Time: lunch served at noon, 1.10pm formal program commences Venue: Pacific Hotel, 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, Brisbane Current research into the complex processes of encoding, storage and retrieval of memories has shown that… Read more »

ANZAPPL Queensland contributions to 38th ANZAPPL Congress

Presentations from members of the Queensland branch of ANZAPPL have been collected and made available here.   Forensic psychological assessment of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people Bob Montgomery Psychologist, Private Practice, Southport View PowerPoint [PDF]   Therapy with stalkers Anything is possible – increasing the odds in forensic therapy Melanie Mitchell,  Jennifer Wells Queensland… Read more »

Australia’s flawed approach to dealing with social dysfunction and crime

Keith Hamburger AM Managing Director, Knowledge Consulting Pty Ltd. Former Director General Queensland Corrective Services Commission Saturday 15 December 2018 Novotel Hotel South Bank, Brisbane Social dysfunction and crime are largely driven by poverty, family dysfunction and domestic violence, substance abuse, child neglect and abuse and mental illness. First Nation and lower socio-economic communities are… Read more »

Seminar: Queensland Parole Board

Seminar: The Queensland Parole Board Friday 7 December 2018 Queensland Corrective Services Academy Welcome, Introduction Michael Byrne QC. President, Queensland Parole Board Parole – then, now, soon Peter Shields. Deputy President, Queensland Parole Board On 3 July 2017, the Queensland Government established the Parole Board Queensland (the Board) in response to recommendations made by the… Read more »