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  • 5th Interdisciplinary Forensic Summer School 22nd-25th August 2016 | Rwanda Psychological Society

    5th Interdisciplinary Forensic Summer School 22nd-25th August 2016      2019-09-27 17:57:27

    "5th Interdisciplinary Forensic Summer School 22nd-25th August 2016"

    ​Theme “Role of Forensic Science in Development, Sustainability & Conservation”


    The content of the training will consist of both theoretical and practical sessions on different aspects of medico-legal casework including forensic DNA analysis, toxicology, autopsy, postmortem imaging, tissue/organ transplantation, forensic physical evidences, forensic anthropology, psycho-trauma, etc.

    Lectures and workshop in psychology included(not limited to):

    • Psychotrauma in post-genocide Rwanda
    • Psychosocial and mental health needs in refugee population
    • PTSD and legal medicine
    • Investigation and prosecution of GBV cases,
    • Child abuse
    • Psychotrauma(Trauma vs PTSD)and psychotrauma treatment(2.5 days workshop)

    Lectures were delivered by experts from the Institute of Legal Medicine/UKE-Hamburg University and the University of Rwanda.


    The participants included medical doctors, medical students, postgraduate students, laboratory scientists/technicians, biologists, clinical psychologists, pharmacists.

    Venue and dates 
    Hotel Nobleza - Kigali, August 22nd-25th, 2016.