Attendees will be invited to think about a range of trauma and attachment related presentations and processes encountered by practitioners working in forensic settings, using a bio psycho social model.
This is a joint event organised by BPS NI Branch and The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).
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A University of Kent study that generated ground-breaking advances in theory, research, and treatments of firesetting has been published on BPS Impact.
Please note this event is now FULLY BOOKED
Presented by BPS North West Branch, DCP North West Branch and the DCP Faculty of the Psychology of Older People, this exciting collaborative event will include four presentations by experienced clinicians and researchers with a wealth of knowledge in working across the lifespan (Peter Fisher, Katherine Berry, Andrea Flood, Jon Coldwell and David Glasgow).
Topics will include formulation in forensic and clinical settings, including systemic, attachment, and meta-cognitive based approaches.
This is a deeply uncomfortable, powerful, and gripping film. It has deservedly won several awards, including Best International Feature Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival and two awards at the Sundance Film Festival. It contains two important messages: first, that power is dangerous; and second, that environments and ‘systems’ matter in the production of abuse.
Please note this training event is now fully booked. If you are a FFCP member you are still welcome to attend the AGM which takes place at 5pm on Thursday 13 October 2016.
This event is jointly hosted by the DFP and DCP Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology and aims to bring together forensic and clinical psychologists working in a range of settings in order to share ideas and good practice. The event will include presentations and discussion around the topic of trauma and its links to offending behaviour. The event is free to all DFP and DCP FFCP members.
This 2-day workshop aims to provide participants with a detailed understanding of the impact of trauma on people in forensic settings, and to develop insights and skills to assist in responding to those affected by trauma.
Prevalence of trauma
Trauma and maladaptive behaviour
Models of treatment theory and practice
Trauma informed shared formulation of problem behaviour
Judges are not perfect, but we expect them to approach their cases clinically and with detachment, interpreting them on their merits, uninfluenced by stereotypes around skin colour, age, or … gender.
But a new study duscussed on our Research Digest blog has analysed the sentencing remarks made by judges in domestic murder cases (defined as murder between heterosexual spouses) and found that they framed killings by men in far more lenient and forgiving terms than killings by women.
When the dust settles on the tragedy of the latest mass shooting, gun clubs usually see a spike in their memberships as people look to arm and defend themselves. At the same time, many others argue for greater gun controls, and from their perspective, recreational target shooting is very much part of the problem, not the answer.
Some initial findings from a study of this question have now been published. While not conclusive, they do suggest there is reason to worry about the psychological effects of gun club membership.
Witnesses to crimes make fewer errors when they are interviewed together than when they are interviewed separately says a study published in the Journal of Legal and Criminological Psychology. This is contrary to current police guidelines that say to interview witnesses separately.
‘Change has to come from within’: this workshop discusses how practitioners can promote intrinsic motivation in order to facilitate change.
Psychologists can help police officers to understand and resist myths about rape victims in an effort to improve the current conviction rate for the crime.
That is the conclusion of research presented to the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology this week by Dr Anthony Murphy and Dr Ben Hine.
When we think of crime scene forensics, it’s easy to view it as the objective end of criminal investigation. Witnesses waffle, suspects slide around from the truth, and jurors can be misled by emotive evidence.
A clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice
Former Ministry of Justice Chief Psychologist Graham Towl (University of Durham) has become chair of an innovative Sexual Violence Taskforce at the university – the first of its kind in the UK.
The British Psychological Society has published new guidance on Access to Sexually Explicit Illegal Material for the Purpose of Assessment, Intervention and Research.
Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.
3.00 – 3.15pm
DFP Wales – Dr Siriol David ‘DFP Vision for Wales’
An in-depth interview with a formerly violent right-wing extremist has provided psychologists with rare insights into the processes of disengagement and deradicalisation.
The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland in partnership with NIBPS and The Psychology Departments of The Open University in Ireland, University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast would like to invite you
Are professionals better than the rest of us at spotting wrongdoing?
This year we have continued on exploring ways for us to develop ourselves as a professional body that leads the way on standards for forensic clinical psychological services. We are re-establishing closer links with the Division of Forensic
If you've got some revision to do, get yourself a sketch pad and start drawing out the words or concepts that you want to remember.
DFP Scotland presents 'Being a Trainee Forensic Psychologist in Scotland' followed by its AGM.
Talk starts at 3.15pm.
AGM starts at 4pm.