Program

International scientific-practical conference

Sex offending behavior: problems and solutions

September 23rd, 2016, Kaunas Lithuania

 

8.00–8.50 Registration.

8.50–9.00 Introduction of conference schedule. Mindaugas Jasulaitis (Institute of Mental Health, Lithuania)

09.00–09.20 Opening of the Conference. Dr. Neringa Grigutytė (Vilnius University, Lithuanian Psychologists’ Association, Lithuania)

Part I: Sex-offending behavior: causes, relevance of the problem and professional challenges.
Chair: Dr. Aistė Pranckevičienė (Vytautas Magnus University / Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania)

09.20 – 09.40 Preventing  numerous faces of violence: principles, challenges and opportunities. (Dainius Pūras,  Professor, Clinic of Psychiatry, Vilnius university, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health)

09.40–10.00 Illegal sexual behavior: how can it be explained? Dr. Giedrė Jonušienė (Sykehuset Innlandet HF, DPS Gjøvik, Poliklinikk Hadeland, Norway / Romuva Clinic, Lithuania)

10.00–10.20 How good are Lithuanian at recognizing sex-offending behaviors? Dr. Kristina Žardeckaitė-Matulaitienė, Monika Čeponytė (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)

10.20–10.40 Assessing and managing risk in sex-offenders. Dr. Ilona Čėsnienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)

10.40–11.00 Child sexual abuse: personal and professional response of a specialist. Ieva Daniūnaitė (Director of the program „Childhood without violence“, Children Support Center, Lithuania)

11.00–11.10 Discussion

11.10–11.30 Coffee break

Part II: Changing sex-offending behaviors: what can be done?
Chair: Prof. Dr. Auksė Endriulaitienė (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania) 

11.30–13.00 An overview of a treatment protocol for children and adolescents who display sex offending behaviors. Highlighting the differences between persons with sex offending behaviors and persons labeled as sex offenders. Dr. David Hof, Dr. Daniel Hof (University of Nebraska at Kearney, US). Discussant: Dr. Douglas R. Tillman (University of Nebraska at Kearney, US)

13.00–14.00 Lunch break

14.00–15.30 A structure for addressing sexual victimization in conjunction with sex offending behaviors as opposed to the more traditional treatment of isolating the sex offending behaviors in therapeutic treatment. Dr. David Hof, Dr. Daniel Hof (University of Nebraska at Kearney, US). Discussant: Dr. Douglas R. Tillman (University of Nebraska at Kearney, US)

15.30–16.00 Coffee break

16.00–17.00 Direction on how concurrent treatment of sex-offending behavior and victimization can promote better conceptualization and implementation by clients of more appropriate replacement behaviors. Dr. David Hof, Dr. Daniel Hof (University of Nebraska at Kearney, US). Discussant: Dr. Douglas R. Tillman (University of Nebraska at Kearney, US)

17.00-17.10 Closing of the Conference