Thursday April 5

The International Conference on Veterans Health Care did offer a three-day program.

Day 2 - Thursday April 5: International approaches

On the second day of the conference international experts will reflect on the Dutch approach and share their own outstanding practices and expertise. Multiple Dutch military missions and the deployment and vital experiences in the lives of Dutch veterans will be discussed. In the afternoon international representatives will discuss their national strategies in the field of veteran mental healthcare, ranging from research, policy and practice. The most effective strategies will be identified by the public.

 

Chairman of the day: Drs. Angelien Eijsink
09.00 Reception
09.30 Angelien Eijsink, MSc- Welcome
09.40 Prof. Robert Ursano, MD, PhD (USA) - Key note: PTSD, Suicide, TBI... DSM5 and other Trauma Disorders - Complex Clinical Decisions
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Sheila Frankfurt, PhD, LP (USA) - Key note: Challenges and issues for international research addressing the continuum from military service to transition
11.45 Prof. Alexander C. McFarlane, AO, MB BS (Hons), MD, FRANZCP, Dip Psychoter (AUS) - Key note: Challenges and issues for international research addressing the continuum from military service to transition
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Personal narratives of Dutch veterans - Moderator: Angelien Eijsink, MSc
 

• Lkol Ton van Mastrigt - Lebanon

• Peter Berckx, - Cambodia

• Harry Hanenburg – Former Yugoslavia

• Guus Thijssen - Iraq

• Alex Spanhak - Afghanistan

15.15 Break
15.45 National Policies of veterans mental healthcare - Moderators: Angelien Eijsink, MSc (NLD) and Heidi Cramm, PhD (CAN). Discussant: Robert Ursano, MD (USA)
 

• José Arruda - Portugal

• Alex Cooper – United Kingdom

• Per-Gunnar Dolk - Sweden

• Tobias Haastrup Holst - Denmark

• Col Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCPC - Canada

• Brigadier General (MC) Dr. Mattiesen - Germany

• Prof. Alexander C. McFarlane, MC, AO - Australia

• André Rakoto - France

• Håkon Stenmark - Norway

• Col Ludy de Vos – The Netherlands

17.00 Angelien Eijsink, MSc - Closing remarks
17.30 End of the day

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