Call for Abstracts | 16th Annual IAFMHS Conference

Call for Abstracts | 16th Annual IAFMHS Conference

Posted below is the Call for Abstracts for the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Conference, to be held in NYC from June 21st-23rd, 2016.


Keeping Abreast of Changing Times:

Education, Training, & Practice to Enhance Forensic Mental Health


16th Annual IAFMHS Conference

June 21st-23rd, 2016

John Jay College of Criminal Justice | New York City

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 31st, 2015

Submit at:


The IAFMHS Board of Directors and the 2016 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) are pleased to invite you to participate in the 16th Annual IAFMHS Conference.

Proposals for papers, symposia and poster presentations will be accepted online at the IAFMHS website: Abstracts must be submitted using the online submission form, please follow the instructions provided on the website. Information about registration for the conference, workshops, hotels and transportation options will also be posted online as it becomes available.

Presenters are responsible for their own registration, transportation and accommodations costs.


  • Education and Training
  • Learning Technologies
  • Supporting Knowledge Exchange
  • Collaborative Relationships between Systems
  • Promising Practices: Effective Training
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Moving Research into Policy and Practice
  • Performance as an Expert
  • Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Interdisciplinary Work
  • Juvenile Offenders
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Forensic Mental Health Assessment
  • Resilience and Protective Factors
  • Genetics & Neurobiology
  • Legal Practice, Issues, and Policy
  • Special Populations
  • Sex offending
  • Gender issues
  • Case Studies



Submission deadline: October 31, 2015
Author notification: Mid-December, 2015
Registration opens: January 1, 2016
Presenter registration deadline: April 1, 2016
Early registration deadline: April 1, 2016

Fun run: June 23, 2016*
Conference banquet: June 22, 2016*
Workshops: June 20 & June 24, 2016* | Fordham University Law School

*additional fees apply | IAFMHS Members receive a discount on Conference Registration | Inquiries:

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  • Please advise on the status of my paper proposal ID IAFMHS 7351 for NY 2016 Conference
    TY David Mantell

    david mantell Reply
    • The extension on the submission deadline pushed author notifications to Jan 15. We hope to have all decisions sent out on that date.

      Amber Watkins Reply

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