Dinner: A mentally ill judge

College of Forensic Psychologists (Queensland Branch) Australian Psychological Society ANZAPPL (Queensland Branch) A mentally ill judge Professor Ian Freckelton QC 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 Registration includes dinner and four-hour drinks package: ANZAPPL members: $95 (enter code… 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 Registration price includes lunch and afternoon tea: ANZAPPL members: $55 (enter code “ANZAPPL”) Non-members: $75 Click… 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 »

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 »