11th Nordic Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect 23–26 May 2021 Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland

Conference Theme: Hearing the Voice of Children and Young People

  • 23.5.2021 - 26.5.2021, Finlandia hall

Confirmed keynote speakers:


Howard Dubowitz, Professor of Pediatrics

University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

Linnea Karlsson, Adjunct Professor, MD, PhD

University of Turku, Finland

Laura Lundy, Professor

Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Jukka Mäkelä, MD, Child Psychiatrist

National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

Jonna Turunen, Master of Laws, Police, Detective Chief Superintendent

Helsinki Police Department, Finland

Pipsa Vario, MEd, Development manager

Pesäpuu National Child Welfare Organisation, Finland

Carolina Øverlien, Associate Professor

Norwegian centre for violence and traumatic stress studies, Norway

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Welcome to the conference!