Stijn Vandevelde

Stijn Vandevelde

Stijn Vandevelde (°1976) is tenure track lecturer at the Department of Special Education (“Orthopedagogics”) since October 1st, 2013. Up until then, he was affiliated as lecturer and researcher at University College Ghent, Faculty of Education, Health and Social Work (Bachelor in Special Education) since 2005.

His research and research interests include forensic special education; the support of special target groups (e.g. mentally ill offenders (with an intellectual disability); persons with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring behavior problems and/or psychiatric disorders; substance abuse treatment to offenders); Quality of Life (e.g. in forensic settings); rehabilitation of offenders (e.g. underpinned by the Good Lives Model); and theoretical special education.

Stijn Vandevelde is the responsible teacher for “Orthopedagogics of Special Groups” (3rd bachelor Educational Sciences, Bachelor in Special Education). He is also teaching in other courses that the Department of Special Education is responsible for, including “Orthopedagogics”, “Integration Seminar” and “Orthopedagogical Synthesis”.

 
Selected publications

Vandevelde, S., De Maeyer, J., De Ruysscher, C., Bryssinck, D., Meesen, D., Vanderstraeten, J. & Broekaert, E. (2015). Villa Voortman: Carte blanche or not ? Therapeutic Communities, 36 (2): 62–73.

Vandevelde, S., Morisse, F., Došen, A., Poppe, L., Jonckheere, B., Van Hove, G., Maes, B., van Loon, J. & Claes, C. (accepted). The Scale for Emotional Development-Revised (SED-R) for persons with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems:  Development, description, and reliability. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Developmental Disabilities

Vandevelde, S., Dhoore, T., Schotte, H. & Van Hove, G. (2015). De ondersteuning van personen met een verstandelijke beperking die een misdrijf hebben gepleegd: theoretische inzichten en praktijkgerichte toepassing. In In C. Wittouck., F. Vander Laenen, & K. Audenaert (red.). Handboek forensische gedragswetenschappen. Antwerpen - Apeldoorn: Maklu

Vandevelde, S., De Smet, S., Vanderplasschen, W. & To, W.T. (2013). Oude uitdagingen, nieuwe kansen! Over de behandeling van geïnterneerden. Gent: Academia Press.

Vandevelde, S., Soyez, V., Vander Beken, T., De Smet, S., Boers, A. & Broekaert, E. (2011). Mentally ill offenders in prison: the Belgian case. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 34(1), 71-78.


An overview of all publiations can be consulted here.

Contact

Postal address:
Henri Dunantlaan 2
B-9000 Gent

Visiting address:
Begijnhoflaan 464
B-9000 Gent

Tel: ..32 (0)9 331 03 13
Fax: ..32 (0)9 331 03 15
Email: Stijn.Vandevelde@UGent.be