Forensic

The British Psychological Society has issued its first forensic testing qualifications to Chartered members who applied via a ‘grandparenting’ route.
This workshop will describe the Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) model in terms of the idea of integration, Reciprocal Role Procedures and the three R’s of CAT (Reformulation, Recognition and Revision).
This workshop will prepare participants to work with offenders who have intellectual disability (ID).
This workshop is designed to help continue to uphold and enhance our professional standards as psychologists (both qualified and in-training). Specifically this workshop aims to:
Learn about the process, challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups. Timetable
This workshop will introduce, explore and reflect upon the manifestation, assessment and treatment of personality disordered and psychopathic female offenders. This is an area where there is a lack of training focussed on working with women.
Learn how to engage with the supervision process and gain skills for undertaking reflective practice. Timetable
How can psychology help prevent subjects from engaging in terrorist/extremist activity and embed itself within the rehabilitation of offenders? Timetable
This talk outlines how we understand aggression and what has been missed by some of our treatment and assessment approaches.  There is a tendency for new theories and applications of aggression management work to be implemented without refere
Never has it been more urgent that we understand why people are drawn to extremist beliefs and to violent extremist organisations.
A "collective hysteria" affected many courts following the 2011 riots in England, a new study has concluded.
Could a little fear of crime be helpful in preventing people from committing criminal acts or becoming victims of crime themselves?
According to decades of psychology research, most people, including law enforcement professionals, are useless at detecting lies. But a new paper argues that nearly all previous lie detection research has been unrealistic.
The North West of England Branch of the British Psychological Society held its inaugural Forensic Psychology conference at the Manchester Conference Centre on Friday 17 October.
This is an evening of mindful practice and discussion of its use in forensic settings
The British Psychological Society, Sense about Science and NatCen Social Research, with the support of the Alliance for Useful Evidence, are hosting a panel debate on crime reduction at the Liberal Democrats’ Autumn Conference on Tuesday 7 October.
Sense about Science, the British Psychological Society and NatCen Social Research, with the support of the Alliance for Useful Evidence, are hosting a panel debate on crime reduction at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham today (Tuesday 30 September).
Early intervention could reduce the risk of aggressive children going on to become psychiatrically troubled and commit violent acts, according to new research.
The Autism & Criminal Justice System Network held its second conference last week at City University, London. Subject under discussion included:
The British Psychological Society has welcomed a bill on gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence published by the National Assembly for Wales. In our response to the consultation on the bill we say:
Suspects of crime could be given away by their eyes, new research suggests.
A half-day conference on understanding and managing psychological trauma is taking place at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, this week (Monday 1 September).
The Northern Ireland Branches of The Divisions of Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology are pleased to announce a free member event for members of both Divisions.
The North West Hub of the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society (NIBPS) and The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland Branch (DFPNI) together with The Sch
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