Forensic

There is a mistaken cultural assumption, says a new study, that women are, by their nature, incapable of being serial killers – defined here as murderers of three or more victims, spaced out with at least a week between killings.
DCP Faculty for Forensic Clinical Psychology - Spring Meeting
The morning will introduce psychological theories of suicide and focus on O'Connor's (2011) Interpersonal-Volitional Model (IMV) model of suicide, providing opportunity to develop  understanding of pathways to suicidal behaviour in offenders.
In a new study, published today in the British Psychological Society journal Legal and Criminology Psychology, researchers from the University of Surrey found further evidence to suggest that eyewitnesses to crimes remember more accurate details when they close their eyes.
Research suggests that using torture as a way to extract information or confessions from terror suspects isn't just unethical, it's also ineffective.
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 to participate in a serie
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 to participate in a serie
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 to participate in a serie
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 to participate in a serie
Psychologists and psychiatrist are frequently called on to provide expert testimony in court.
On the back of research first published in 1970s and 19880s, an increasing number of jails in the Western world are painting their cells pink, in the belief that doing so has a calming effect on prisoners.
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
Please note this workshop has been cancelled. To be contacted when a new date is arranged, please contact us.
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
Registered with the HCPC? Explore key issues in professional and ethical practice in relation to your registration Timetable
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.
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