Programme

2:00 PM -
4:00 PM
Optional tour to the Institute of Mental Health in Singapore
*Coach will be provided to and from RELC International Hotel. Please gather at Level 1 Foyer for coach pick-up by 1:15pm.
8:00 AM
REGISTRATION
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER
8:45 AM
Welcome by Conference Convenors
Professor Bernadette McSherry
Foundation Director, Melbourne Social Equity Institute, University of Melbourne
Dr Justin Barry Walsh
Forensic Psychiatrist, and Chair, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
9:00 AM
Opening Ceremony
Gregory Vijayendran SC
President of The Law Society of Singapore
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
9:30 AM
Moderator: Dr Jerome Goh Hern Yee
Senior Consultant and Chief, Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health
Keynote Presentation: Dr Majeed Khader
Chief Psychologist at Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore
Why Bother about Cultural Considerations in Forensic Psychology-Legal Work?
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
10:30 AM
MORNING TEA
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PARALLEL SESSIONS 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D
SESSION ROOM 1A
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
1B
VENUE: ROOM 602, LEVEL 6
1C
VENUE: ROOM 603, LEVEL 6
1D
VENUE: ROOM 604, LEVEL 6
MODERATOR Professor Mark Nolan Dr Andrew Carroll Dr Kenneth Gerard Koh Wun Wu
Symposium on Threat Assessment Closed Environments Medico-Legal Issues Specific Disorders
11:00 AM
Fixated Threat Assessment in Australia and New Zealand
J. Barry-Walsh, N.M Pyszora and F. Riddle
Establishing a Body to Inspect and Monitor Correctional Facilities in the Australian Capital Territory: Lessons Learned
N. McAllister
Making Sense of Chronic Pain and Medically Unexplained Symptoms in the Medico-Legal Arena
A.T. Davis
Pseudologia Fantastica and the Costs of Compassion
F. Varghese
11:30 AM
The Forensic Restrictiveness Questionnaire: Development, Validation and Revision
J. Tomlin, B. Völlm, V. Furtado, V. Egan and P. Bartlett
Expert Panels: Friend or Foe?
J. Parmegiani
Pituitary Volume in Violent Men with Schizophrenia or Antisocial Personality Disorder: Relationship with Childhood Psychosocial Deprivation
M. Bipin, P. Premkumar, M. Das, A. Sumich and V. Kumari
12:00 PM
Burying the Hole: The End of Segregation Use in Canadian Federal Prisons
T. Tomita and K.H.J. Lee
Trials and their Tribulations: A Clinical Perspective
K.C. Soh
The Clinical Classification Criteria of Psychopathy: A framework for the classification of psychopathic personality
N. Brooks
12:30 PM
Threats of mass casualty attacks in schools: Interagency Collaboration to manage the risk in Western Australia
N.M. Pyszora
Incidence of Violence in a Forensic Psychiatry Unit
J.A. Khamis, N. A. Badruddin, A. Mohd Noor, M.H. Mohd Ali, N.A. Jumali
The Elephant in the Room – the paradox of government policies reducing mental health stigma and government policies to discriminate against people with psychiatric injuries
M. Epstein
1:00 PM
LUNCH
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
1:20PM
RANZCP Members Annual Faculty Forum
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
PARALLEL SESSIONS 2A, 2B, 2C and 2D
SESSION ROOM 2A
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
2B
VENUE: ROOM 602, LEVEL 6
2C
VENUE: ROOM 603, LEVEL 6
2D
VENUE: ROOM 604, LEVEL 6
MODERATOR Professor Warren Brookbanks
Legal Issues and "Vulnerable" People Workshop: RANZCP Supervisor Accreditation Symposium on Experiential Learning Symposium on Forensic Disability Clients
2:00 PM
Electro-convulsive Therapy, Law and Human Rights
I. Freckelton

A. Ellis, J. Phillips and K. Pillai
Evaluation of Simulated Criminal and Court Education
E. Kelly, A. Wahid, E. Brand and A. Ratsch
Forensic Disability Clients: Combining Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and Good Lives Model (GLM)
A. Birgden and C. Kozar
2:30 PM
Impersonation Scams: An exploration of victim characteristics and the mechanics of victimisation
N.I. Ismail, B. Liau, C. Misir and W. Ong
3:00 PM
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Law
I. Freckelton
3:30 PM
AFTERNOON TEA
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PARALLEL SESSIONS 3A, 3B and 3C
SESSION ROOM 3A
VENUE: ROOM 602, LEVEL 6
3B
VENUE: ROOM 603, LEVEL 6
3C
VENUE: ROOM 604, LEVEL 6
MODERATOR Vincenzo Caltabiano

Symposium on Culturally Sensitive Practice Workshop: RANZCP Supervisor Accreditation (Continued) Investigative Procedures
4:00 PM
Working Across Two Worlds: Applied Psychology through a Cultural Lens in Developing Offence Focused Treatment Programs for Indigenous Perpetrators
R. O’Reilly-Martinez and W. Henderson

A. Ellis, J. Phillips and K. Pillai
Singapore Police Force: Boosting Victim Management Capabilities
N.I. Ismail, C. Misir, R.C. Lee, Y.N. Han and J. Ang
4:30 PM
How to Prevent Wrongful Convictions Caused by False Confessions: Introduction to the Statement Analysis Methodologies in Japan
M. Ibusuki, N. Fututa-Yamada, Y. Ohashi and R. Kitamura
5:00 PM
END OF DAY 1
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER
9:30 AM
Moderator: Professor Warren Brookbanks
Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies, Director of the Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Law School
Keynote Presentation: Dr Hinemoa Elder
Professor of Indigenous Health Research at Te Whare Wänanga of Awanuiāragi, New Zealand
Te Puna a Hinengaro: he tirohanga ki a āheinga. The Wellspring of Mind: Reflections on Capacity from a Māori Perspective
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
10:30 AM
MORNING TEA
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PARALLEL SESSIONS 4A, 4B, 4C and 4D
SESSION ROOM 4A
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
4B
VENUE: ROOM 602, LEVEL 6
4C
VENUE: ROOM 603, LEVEL 6
4D
VENUE: ROOM 604, LEVEL 6
MODERATOR Dr Astrid Birgden Dr Melissa Hughes Dr Krishna Pillai Professor Bernadette McSherry
Sexual Knowledge Sexual Offending Intimate Partner and Family Violence Issues in Psychiatric Practice Issues in Compulsory Treatment
11:00 AM
Sexual Assault in an Aged Care Residential Facility: The complexities raised by a Perpetrator and Victim with Dementia
A. Baird, L. Barry and J. Kennett
Collaborating with Police to Improve Assessment and Management of Domestic Violence
T. McEwan
The complexities of caring and a Psychiatrist’s liability – the curious case of Dr S
C.S. Cheok
Capacity to consent to treatment – An adaptation of the McArthur competence assessment tool for treatment (McCAT-T) in India
A. Balakrishnan, S. Moirangthem, C.N. Kumar, S. Badamath and P. Murthy
11:30 AM
Examining Gender Disparities in Sentencing Outcomes for Female Compared to Male Sexual Offenders: Research Challenges and Trans-Tasman Collaborations
T. Patterson, A. Beeby, I. Damiris, L. Hobbs, N. Mckillop, K. Burtin, L. Christensen, S. RaymentMcHugh, J. Gross and H. Hayne
Intimate Partner Violence among Women with Substance Use Disorders: A Study from India
H. Ahluwalia, P.K. Chand and L.N. Suman
Forensic Psychiatry Community Services in Singapore – Collaboration and Communication
D. Yeo, X. Kang, J. Soh, A. Tay and K. Koh
Are reforms to Australia’s Mental Health Acts Impacting on CTO usage?
C.J. Ryan
12:00 PM
On-line child sex offences: those that are a part of an “on-line” persona. Implications about aetiology, assessment, treatment, risk assessment and community safety
E.A. Robinson and G.A. Robinson
A Typology of Familicide Perpetrators in Australia
D. Cullen and K. Fritzon
Self-Care in the Forensic Space
V. Gordon
The Case for Mental Health Advocates- Research Findings from an Evaluation of the Independent Mental Health Advocacy Service in Victoria
P. Weller, S. AlvarezVasquez, M. Dale, N. Hill, B. Johnson, J. Martin. C. Maylea and S. Thomas
12:30 PM
What do forensic order patients know about sex? A sexual knowledge assessment survey
E. Brand, A. Ratsch and E. Heffernan
Elder Abuse and the Criminal Law: Physical harm and death
J.L. Anderson
Interviewing Persons with Mental Illness Charged with Murder or Attempted Murder: A Retrospective Review of Police Interviews
B. Clugstona, B. Green, J, Phillips, Z. Samaraweera, C. Ceron, C. Gardner, C. Meurk and E. Heffernan
Extended Supervision Orders in New South Wales: How do offenders subject to ESOs differ from those that go free?
S.J. Ardasinski and R. Parker
1:00 PM
LUNCH WITH POSTER PRESENTATIONS
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2

Posters

Measuring Severity Evaluations of Punishments with Partially Suspended Imprisonment
M. Fujita
The Application of Forensic Psychiatry in Law Enforcement Efforts
N.G. Sari
A Review of Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Violence and Aggression in Prison Populations
M.J. Weightman and M. Das
Cultivating a Culture of Helping: An Empirical Study on Identifying Why people Do and Do Not Respond to Crises During Emergencies
V. Er, Y. Wong, J.L. Eu, L.S. Neo and M. Khader
The Effects of Other Lay Judges’ Opinions Given in the Middle of Trial on Japanese Law Judges’ Judgment
Y. Itoh
Border Control Lie Detection: Themes used in Lie and Truth Decision Making
S. Chan, K. Subramaniam, V. Seah, W. Chai and M. Khader
Reliability and Validity of the Chinese Version of the Romantic Relational Aggression and Victimization Scale
Zijian Xu, Guofang Wang and Yunhe Zhao
The mental health of low-academic performance students
Zhaomin Liu and Zijian Xu
Coping with Negative Emotions in Prison: Study of Solution-Focused Brief Group Counselling for Work-Related Criminals
Guofang Wang, Zhongyao Xie, Yunhe Zhao, Yuhao Wang and Zijian Xu
2:00 PM
PLENARY SESSION SPONSORED BY THE MELBOURNE SOCIAL EQUITY INSTITUTE
Moderator: Professor Amita Dhanda
Professor of Law at NALSAR University of Law, India
Plenary Session: Research Co-Produced with Consumers and Peers to Combat Stigma in Health Service Provision
Panel Discussion: Nawira Baig, Janice Cambri, Ngai Chun Victor Leung and Mary O’Hagan
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
3:00 PM
AFTERNOON TEA
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
PARALLEL SESSIONS 5A, 5B, 5C and 5D
SESSION ROOM 5A
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
5B
VENUE: ROOM 602, LEVEL 6
5C
VENUE: ROOM 603, LEVEL 6
5D
VENUE: ROOM 604, LEVEL 6
MODERATOR Professor Penelope Weller Professor Makoto Ibusuki
The Future of Mental Health Care Compassion and Law Symposium on "WhyDunnit?" Symposium on Delivering Mental Health in Prisons
3:30 PM
How Forensic Mental Health Might Change Its Approach in the Era of #Metoo
D. Hanratty and R. Darjee
The Impact of Voluntariness of Apologies in Law: Findings of a Quantitative Study
A. Allan, J. De-Mott, I. Larkins, L.A. Turnbull, T. Warwick, L. Willet and M.M. Allan
Whydunnit? : Clarifying the “causal connection” and the role of the mental health expert in providing ‘explanations’ to the Court
A. Carroll, T. Marsh and J. Sarkar
An Overview of Correctional Mental Health Services in New Zealand, Canadian and Singaporean Contexts
J.H.Y. Goh, T. Tomita and K.C. Pillai
4:00 PM
The Rise of ‘Digital Mental Health Technologies’: Emerging Issues for Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
P. Gooding
Trauma Informed Courts: Therapeutic Jurisprudence at the Coalface
W.J. Brookbanks
4:30 PM
The Great Divide: Is Evidence-Based Forensic Practice Even Possible?
M.R. Davis
Compassion and Sentencing: The Sentencing of Cardinal Pell as a Case Study
M. Nolan, A. Hopkins, S. Tang and L. Bartel
5:00 PM
ANZAPPL Annual General Meeting
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
7:00 PM
Conference Dinner at Malaysian Food Street, Resorts World Sentosa
*Coach will be provided to and from RELC International Hotel.
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER
9:30 AM
Moderator: Dr Christopher Cheok Cheng Soon
Senior Consultant, Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health
Keynote Presentation: Professor Amita Dhanda
Professor of Law at NALSAR University of Law, India
A Wellness of My Own
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
10:30 AM
MORNING TEA
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PARALLEL SESSIONS 6A, 6B, 6C and 6D
SESSION ROOM 6A
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
6B
VENUE: ROOM 602, LEVEL 6
6C
VENUE: ROOM 603, LEVEL 6
6D
VENUE: ROOM 604, LEVEL 6
MODERATOR Professor Alfred Allan Dr Ness McVie Dr Piers Gooding
Combatting Mass Violence and Terrorism Reducing Aggression and Re-offending Understanding Indigenous and Lived Experience Perspectives Symposium on Criminal Responsibility, Psychosis and Amphetamines
11:00 AM
De-radicalisation: Nice idea but does it work?
J. Phillips
Profile and postrelease re-offending patterns in a 25-year NSW cohort of male and female Forensic Patients
K. Dean, S. Singh, R. Kemp, A. Johnson and O. Neilssen
“The Unheard Voices”: Perspectives of patients with severe mental illness, their families and mental healthcare providers on access to legal facilities, A Multi-site Qualitative study from India
D. Banerjee, D. Roy, A. Basu and P.S. Sharma

A. Carroll, W. Brookbanks, J. Barry-Walsh, S. Arunogiri and J. Adams
11:30 AM
Regulating the Online Sharing of “Abhorrent Violent Material”: A Step Too Far in the Regulation of Cyberspace and in the Creativity of Australian Federal Criminal Law?”
M. Nolan
‘HOpe in creating Meaningful Experiences’ (HOME) – A Customised Prerelease Program for Offenders with Mental Disorders in Singapore Prisons.
P. Devaraj and P. Jairam
Engaging in Co-production in the Context of Mental Health
C. Roper
12:00 PM
How Not to Respond to a Mass Shooting: Lessons from the United States
R. Kapoor
Evidence-Based Management of Child and Adolescent Aggression
J. Kasinathan and Y. Singh
Psychiatric Disorders and its Correlates in Indigenous Australian Prisoners: A Systematic Review
M. Das
12:30 PM
The Future of the Children of ISIS
V. Honnavalli, L.S. Neo and M. Khader

Indigenous Australians in Custody – A New South Wales and Northern Territory Perspective
K. Goodenough and R. Shields
1:00 PM
LUNCH
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
2:00 PM
Plenary Session: Celebrating 25 Years of the Journal, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
This session features a presentation followed by a panel discussion
Moderator: Professor Bernadette McSherry
Foundation Director, Melbourne Social Equity Institute, University of Melbourne
Presenter: Professor Ian Freckelton QC
Scholarship in Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology and Mental Health Law
Panellists: Dr Ness McVie, Dr Majeed Khader and Associate Professor Troy McEwan
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
3:00 PM
Presentations and Wrap-up
VENUE: AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 1
3:30 PM <
AFTERNOON TEA
VENUE: LEVEL 1 FOYER, TANGLIN 1 AND 2
4:30 PM
Optional Tours at National Gallery Singapore
  • Architecture tour of City Hall and former Supreme Court
  • Back-of-House Tour | Former Supreme Court - Unseen, Unheard
  • *Coach will be provided to and from RELC International Hotel.