13th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ICCAP2018)

The 13th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ICCAP2018) is happening from 6th – 8th August 2018 in Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia.

The theme is on “Enhancing Resilience in Children, Young People and Families through Innovative Research, Prevention and Service Development” in which World Leading Experts will share the latest evidence-based research on children’s wellbeing and youth mental health.


Venue: Pullman Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Date: 6th – 8th August 2018

Early bird registration has been extended to: June 30, 2018

Registration details:  https://youth-health.info/

Keynote Speakers

Professor Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg (Leiden University, THE NETHERLAND)

Child Maltreatment: Risk factors, consequences, and possibilities for prevention and intervention

Professor Emeritus Susan H. Spence (Griffith University, AUSTRALIA)

Using new technologies to deliver psychosocial interventions for anxiety and depression in youth

Professor Paul Delfabbro (University of Adelaide, AUSTRALIA)

Youth gambling in a digital age: Understanding the risk and protective factors

Assoc Professor Rachel Pye (University of Reading Malaysia, MALAYSIA)

Why learning to read is difficult, and what we can do about it?

Professor David Daley (University of Nottingham, UK)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): From theory to practice

Professor Cecilia A. Essau (University of Roehampton, UK)

Addressing mental health needs in schools

Professor Rebecca P. Ang (National Institute of Education, SINGAPORE)

Addressing child/adolescent aggression and antisocial behavior – The need for multipronged, school-wide approaches

Assoc Professor Kylie M. Gray (Monash University, AUSTRALIA)

Current trends in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder in children

Professor Louise Arseneault (Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK)

The pervasive and persistent impact of childhood bullying victimization

Professor Alice M. Gregory (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

Sleeping like a baby: Genetic and environmental influences on sleep in children and adolescents

Professor Ruzita Abd. Talib (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia [UKM], MALAYSIA)

Facilitators and barriers in childhood obesity intervention: Malaysian experiences

Dr Selvasingam Ratnasingam (Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, MALAYSIA)

Child and adolescent psychiatry – The Sarawak General Hospital experience

Dr Toh Teck Hock (Sibu Hospital, Sibu, Sarawak, MALAYSIA)

Impact of chronic medical illnesses on development and learning

Featured Lectures

Dr Melissa Stephens (Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment, AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND)

Using the WISC-V and WIAT-III to diagnose Specific Learning Disorders (SLDs)

Workshop Speakers

Lisa Gordon-Clark (University of Roehampton, UK)

Play Therapy: Not “just playing”

Professor Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Video Feedback Intervention to Promote Positive Parenting

Assoc Professor Kylie M. Gray (Monash University, Australia)

Best practice diagnostic assessment in autism

Dr Jonathan Isserow (University of Roehampton, UK)

Watch what you say! The power of language in therapeutic work for personal change

Assist Prof Nevin Dolek (Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, TURKEY)

Using Therapeutic Cards, symbols and metaphors in counselling with adolescents and children

Prof David Daley (University of Nottingham, UK)

New Forest Parenting Programme: Intervention for Preschool ADHD

Dr Jonathan Isserow (University of Roehampton, UK)

Understanding visual communication: An introduction to art therapy processes


Dr Iliana Magiati (National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE)

Mental Health and well-being in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dr Umar Toseeb (University of York, UK)

Social and emotional aspects of language development in children

Assoc Prof Bilge Uzun (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, TURKEY)

Mindfulness in school projects

Dr Nadzirah Ahmad Basri (International Islamic University Malaysia, MALAYSIA)

Prevention and intervention of mental illness among young people: Experience from East Coast Malaysia

Dr Beatriz Olaya Guzman (Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu-CIBERSAM, Barcelona, SPAIN)

Mortality and mental disorders in young adults

Assoc Prof Roseann Tan-Mansukhani (De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines)

Mental health of Filipino adolescents

Dr Abdul Rahman bin Ahmad Badayai (National University of Malaysia, MALAYSIA)

Youth psychological well-being: From neural to environment interaction processes

Dr Luna Centifanti (University of Liverpool, UK)

Antisocial personality traits and psychopathology

Assoc Prof Rachel Pye (University of Reading Malaysia, MALAYSIA)

Language and literacy development in Malaysia

Leigh Gibson (University of Roehampton, UK)

Diet and health in childhood and adolescence

Professor Barbara A. Mowder (Pace University-New York City, USA)

Mental health issues affecting children and youth: Urban development in India, spirituality, parenting, screen time, and trans-gender issues

Assoc Prof Suzaily Wahab (National University of Malaysia, MALAYSIA)

Rethinking Adolescent Maltreatment and High Risk Behaviours

Dr Wai Wai Yang (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MALAYSIA)

Psychosocial interventions in paediatric services

Professor Chérie Armour (Ulster University, UK)

Childhood maltreatment in Northern Ireland: An empirical journey through maltreatment occurrence to intervention

Sharing Academic Experiences

Research proposal: How to be successful in securing external funding

Prof Emeritus Susan H. Spence (Griffith University, AUSTRALIA)

Peer review articles: How to get articles accepted in high impact peer-review journals

Prof Alice M. Gregory (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Prof Louise Arseneault (Institute of Psychiatry, London)

Open Papers on the Following Themes

Education and School-related Issues

Developmental and Family-related Issues

Mental Health Problems in Children, Adolescents and Young People

Prevention and Intervention of Mental Health Problems

Health-related Problems among Young People

Biology and Neuroscience

Cross-cultural Research


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    03/06/2018 - 03/07/2018
    12:00 am

Venue:   Pullman Hotel

1A Jalan Mathies, Kuching, Sarawak, 93100