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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

  • 18 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2017
  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  • Sarawak / Malaysia

Whats About

The growing socio-economic factors, peer pressure, family crisis, health issues and the inability to cope with life changing circumstances lead to people giving up hope and committing suicide. A problem faced by people of all ages is the growing cause of worry in the world today. Suicide can be a result of rejection, failure or pain and can have drastic effects on the near and dear ones of the person committing suicide. It is very important to help people cope up with their problems and provide them all the emotional support needed in order to stop this practice.With the main aim to stop, prevent and provide help to people with suicidal tendencies the International Association for Suicide Prevention World Congress is being held at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from 18th July to 22nd July ‘2017. This congress will have world renowned psychiatrist, clinical specialists, doctors and psychologists with their latest studies and research work regarding the different counseling techniques and methods to prevent suicides which will help the patients overcome their pain and agony. The theme of the meet is, Preventing Suicide: A Global Commitment, from Communities to Continents (IASP) and Mental Illness: Early Intervention Facilitates Recovery (MCPM). The IASP Congress 2017 is being held in collaboration with 21st Malaysian Conference of Psychological Medicine (MCPM). This meet will be an excellent platform for exchange of clinical and scientific knowledge amongst the best of the best psychiatrist, psychologists, clinicians and doctors, all working towards preventing suicide and providing help to people affected by it.

Program Highlights of the Events

  • Day 1 (18 July)
  • Day 2 (19 July)
  • Day 3 (20 July)
  • Day 4 (21 July)

    • 08:00-18:30- Registration
    • 08:00 to 12:00- Board meeting
    • 09:00-1600
    • Workshop 1- Mindfulness based cognitive therapy and cognitive flexibility
    • Workshop 2- Suicide in older adults
    • Workshop 3- Cognitive behavioral therapy for suicide persons
    • Workshop 4- Psychological autopsy
    • Workshop 5- Gatekeeper training: The bridge between suicide and life
    • Workshop 6- The solution focused to suicide prevention
    • Workshop 7- Supervision in psychodynamic psychotherapy

      • 08:00-09:00- Registration
      • 09:00-10:00- Opening ceremony
      • 10:00-10:30- Keynote address
      • 10:30-11:00- Coffee break
      • 11:00-11:30-  Plenary session 1 : Epidemology of suicide
      • 11:30-12:00-  Plenary session 2 : Epigenetic biomarkers of suicidal behavior
      • 12:00-13:00- MCPM Symposium and Lunch
      • 13:00-14:00
      • National representatives meeting
      • Crisis board members meeting
      • Lunch with the experts
      • 14:00-14:30- Plenary session 3: The role of technology in suicidal prevention
      • 14:30-15:00-  Plenary session 4 : Suicide must be understood in context and poster session A
      • 15:00-15:30- Tea break
      • 15:30-16:30
        • IASP Special interest group business meeting of chairpersons Symposium 1
      • Symposium 2
      • Symposium 3
      • MCPM symposium 1
      • MCPM free paper 1
      • 16:30-17:30
      • Symposium 3 and 4 MCPM
      • Symposium 2 and MCPM free paper 2
      • 17:00 – Posters Judging A

        • 08:00-09:00- Registration
        • 09:00-09:30- Plenary session MCPM 1, biological treatment of suicidal behavior
        • 09:30-10:00- Plenary session MCPM 2
        • 10:00-10:30- Plenary session MCPM 3, Suicide risk assessment
        • 10:30-11:00- Coffee break and Poster Session B (judging at 17:00)
        • 11:00-11:30- Plenary session MCPM 4
        • 11:30-12:00- Plenary session MCPM 5
        • 11:00-12:00- Befrienders symposium
        • 12:00-13:00-  MCPM Symposium
        • 12:00-14:00- Early career practitioners meeting
        • 13:00-14:00- Lunch
        • 14:00-14:30- Plenary session MCPM 6 and befrienders workshop
        • 14:30-15:00- Plenary session MCPM 7
        • 15:00-15:30- Tea break
        • 15:30-16:30- MCPM Free paper 3
        • 16:30-17:30- MCPM Free paper 4
        • 15:30-17:00- MCPM Symposium 6
        • 15:30-17:30- SIG Meetings

          • 09:00-09:30- Plenary session 5: Self harm and suicide clustering
          • 09:30-10:00- Plenary session 6: Psychodynamic aspects of suicide
          • 10:00-10:30- Plenary session 7: Media and suicide
          • 10:30-11:00- Coffee break and Poster session C
          • 11:00-11:30- Special lecture 1, 2 (Mental Health and Suicidality) and parallel session Asian symposium on suicide 1
          • 11:30-12:00
          • Special lecture 3 (Rise of front liners: Crisis intervention with suicidal individual)
          • Special lecture 4 ( Zero suicide initiative)
          • Special lecture 5 ( The role of empathy in the phenomenology of suicide)
          • 12:00-14:30- IASP General Assembly
          • 13:00-14:00- Lunch with the experts
          • 14:30-15:00- Plenary session 8: Suicide loss and support for bereaved adolescents- emerging evidence for and overlooked population
          • 15:00-15:30
          • Special lecture 6 (suicide hotlines)
          • Special lecture 7 ( Culture and suicide)
          • Special lecture 8 ( Psychological intervention after deliberate self harm
          • 15:30-17:00
          • Asian symposium on suicide 2
          • WHO workshop
          • Symposium technology in suicide prevention
          • Workshop on Helping the bereaved and remembrance meeting, SIG meetings
          • Free paper1,2 and 3
          • 16:30- Posters Judging C