Program & Theme

Theme: Children living with Violence

– About children’s experiences in families with domestic violence


Friday 20 September 2019
14.30 Arrival and registration
16.00 Welcome remarks, Chairman of LOKK, Niels Christian Barkholt
16.05 Opening address
16.20 Presentation of new LOKK report, “Consequences of sexual assault on children”, by Ida Hoeck and Anne Jøker
17.15 Coffee break
17.30 Negative Social Control, by Sofie Stage
18.15 Country presentations from Norway, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Finland
19.20 Buffet dinner at Hotel Scandic Copenhagen

Saturday 21 September 2019
08.30 Arrival and coffee
09.00 Opening address, The Danish Minister for Children and Education (invited)
09.30 Country presentations from Sweden, Greenland and Denmark
10.15 How do you speak to infants? by Inger Thormann
11.00 Coffee break
11.15 How criminal codes endorse violence against children, by Dr. Allan Wade (English)  
12.15 Children of violence, by Helle D. Lauritzen and Carina B. Nielsen 
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Workshops 1st round – 7 different topics:
                 • LOKKs professional group on working with children in the shelters 
                 • The CTI model, by Mette Bechgaard
                 • Violence against women with substance abuse, by Sølva Andersen
                 • Circle of Security, by Hellerup Women’s Shelter
                 • Dr. Allan Wade (theme to be announced)
                 • Children and parents, when there is violence, by Eva Dinesen
                 • Sexual abuse against children, Jenny Westerstrand
15.30 Coffee break
16.00 Workshops 2nd round – the 7 topics are repeated
17.30 End of the day’s official program
19.00 Dinner at the H.C. Andersen Castle in Tivoli.

It will be possible to visit Tivoli both before and after dinner. An entrance ticket for Tivoli is provided when you arrive at the conference.

Sunday 22 September 2019
08.30 Arrival and coffee
09.00 Vulnerable children in Greenland, by Else Christensen
09.50 Trauma and PTSD as a consequence of domestic violence, by Dr. Edda Bjørk (English)
10.45 Coffee break
11.00 When Society fails! by Silvija Sandberg
12.00 Evaluation of the conference
12.30 LOKK’s Chairman Niels Christian Barkholt closes the conference and passes the banner to the Faroe Islands for the conference in 2020.
13.00 Lunch

All presentations in the plenary will be translated into English/Scandinavian.

During the whole conference it will be possible to visit the unique exhibition entitled ”Women and Children fleeing from Violence”, curated by The Danish Welfare Museum in connection with the 40th anniversary of Ringsted Women’s Shelter, the first women’s shelter in Denmark, established in 1978.
_ Sunday 22 September Download the program here.

The conference will take place at Hotel Scandic Copenhagen
Vester Søgade 6 1601 København V