Program & Theme

Theme: Children living with Violence

– About children’s experiences in families with domestic violence

Please note that the doors will close at exactly 15.55 on Friday the 20th. Therefore, be there on time and preferably no later than 15.45.


Friday 20 September 2019
14.30 Arrival and registration
15.55 The doors to the plenary are closing
16.00 Welcome remarks, Chairman at LOKK, Niels Christian Barkholt
16.05 Opening speech by Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess
16.20 New LOKK report, “Consequences of sexual assault on children”, Ida Hoeck and Anne Jøker. Download slides here
17.15 Coffee break
17.30 Negative Social Control, Sofie Stage. Download slides here
18.15 Country presentations from Norway, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Finland. Download slides from the Norway presentation here
19.20 Buffet dinner at Hotel Scandic Copenhagen – buffet

Saturday 21 September 2019
08.30 Arrival and coffee
09.00 Video greeting from the Danish Minister of Social Affairs and the Interior, Astrid Krag
09.30 Country presentations from Sweden, Greenland and Denmark
10.15 Infant therapy as a trauma-relieving method, Inger Thormann
11.00 Coffee break
11.15 How criminal codes endorse violence against children, Dr. Allan Wade (English). Download slides here  
12.15 Children of violence, Helle D. Lauritzen and Carina B. Nielsen. Download slides here 
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Workshops 1st round – 7 different topics:
                 • Women’s shelters houses children too, by LOKKs professional group on working with children in the shelters 
                 • The CTI-method – critical time intervention, Mette Bechgaard. Download slides here
                 • Violence against women with substance abuse, Sølva Andersen
                 • Circle of Security (COS), Hellerup Women’s Shelter
                 • Recognize children’s resistance to violence, Dr. Allan Wade
                 • Violence and custody, Eva Dinesen
                 • Sexual assaults of 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 register at the conference.

Sunday 22 September 2019
08.30 Arrival and coffee
09.00 Vulnerable children in Greenland, Else Christensen. Download slides here
09.50 Childhood Trauma and Women’s Health Outcomes, Dr. Edda Bjørk (English)
10.45 Coffee break
11.00 When Society fails, 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 and thank you for this year 

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