"Transitions towards recovery based community care"
Seminar 2012 Speakers
Dr. Jean-Pierre Wilken
Professor of Social Work
Dirk den Hollander
Master in Pedagogical Studies
Dr Robert van Voren
SovietologistRobert van Voren (1959) is a Sovietologist by education. A graduate of Amsterdam University, he obtained his PhD at the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas (Lithuania) where he is Professor of Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies. He is also Professor of Soviet and Post-‐Soviet Studies at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia and currently teaches political science. He holds a similar position at the Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Dr Jan Pfeiffer
Psychiatrist and leading advocate of reform for mental health careDr Jan Pfeiffer is a psychiatrist and a leading advocate of reform for mental health care as well of deinstitutionalization of the services for other disability group. Active in Czech Republic as well Europe-wide, he chairs European Expert Group on Transition of institutional to community-based care. He is also a member of CPT committee as well as the Committee against torture and ill-treatment of the Council in Europe.
UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Hungarian Civil Liberties Union
Project Manager of MDAC's Detention Monitoring ProjectDorottya Karsay has been the Project Manager of MDAC's Detention Monitoring Project since November 2010. As Project Manager she is responsible for increasing the effectiveness and knowledge base of inspectorates at the UN, Council of Europe and domestic levels with regards to the rights of persons with disabilities in places of deprivation of liberty, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and monitoring methodology in psychiatric and social care institutions.
Legal Officer, Mental Disability Advocacy Center
Armen Soghoyan, MD, PhD
Honorary Member of World Psychiatric Association (WPA), Psychiatrist
Agnes Sarolta Fazekas
Faculty of the Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd Science University
Agnes Sarolta Fazekas is a student of Social Policy Master Programme at the Faculty of the Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd Science University in Budapest, Hungary.