Forensic

Protestors including writers and actors gathered outside Pentonville Prison in north London last week to campaign against new legislation that prevents people from sending books to those in jail.
The British Psychological Society welcomes the announcement by the Department of Health (DoH) to reduce the use of restrictive interventions in health and social care.
The latest fortnightly Psychology FM broadcast goes out on the Manchester radio station ALL FM on Wednesday 2 April at 11am and will look at forensic psychology.
The second of two policy-maker meetings is being held today, Friday 21 March, by the Autism and Criminal Justice System Network.
Many studies have shown that people tend to exaggerate their own positive characteristics and abilities. A popular example is the finding that most drivers think they are a better-than-average driver. 
Crime shows have always been popular on British TV, but detective-based programmes appear to be enjoying a particular renaissance at present - and one expert believes he knows why.
This workshop aims to provide psychology graduates and those enrolled on clinical training an overview of clinical forensic psychology.  The training will consider how the speciality has evolved over time and widened in terms of the roles and
Professor Graham Towl from Durham University has been appointed as a registrant member of the Council of the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council).
Speaking to the victims of child abuse is likely to be the best way of bringing the perpetrators to justice - but doing this in the wrong way could result in victims' memories of what happened being damaged.
People being selected for jury duty should be tested for bias and their understanding of what warrants a conviction before they are sent to trials, a new study from Angli
Prisoners do not believe they are any less law-abiding than the average non-incarcerated citizen, according to a new study from the University of Southampton.
A pilot scheme being tested in ten parts of England will see mental health nurses placed in police stations and courts to help identify and provide help for offenders with psychological issues.
An exhibit part-funded by a BPS Public Engagement Grant that invites visitors to create a wanted poster for a criminal after witnessing a mock crime is available at the harbourside science centre At-Bristol.
A new study has indicated that people who are released from prison may need more psychological help when it comes to dealing with mental health issues and their transit
Sentencing guidelines for serious crimes are to be revised for England and Wales during 2014.
The criminal justice system must be better equipped to identify people with autistic spectrum disorders. Graeme Hydari, a consultant solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, says this is essential to ensure people with these conditions are given appropriate professional support.
Counselling psychologist Annette Greenwood and her team from St Andrew's Healthcare, Northampton, were shortlisted in the Excellence in Supporting Staff Health and Wellbeing at this year’s Nursing Times Awards. Our photograph shows her meeting the Prince of Wales at the award ceremony on 30 October.
The day will cover an introduction to qualitative research methodologies generally and provide an overview of some specific qualitative approaches (for example, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), Grounded Theory and Thematic Analysis)
The training covers the core theoretical principles underpinning violence and aggression with attention to the role of social information processing, developmental changes, the integration of emotions and aggression motivation.
The Exploring Terrorism and Extremist Behaviour workshop will provide an overview of the UK’s counter terrorist strategy, including updates relating to current projects and initiatives on countering the threat from domestic extremism.  
This workshop is intended to engage participants in thinking about their own work relationships. To facilitate this we offer them a model of practice based upon a reflective-relational and systemic approach.
This workshop is designed for clinicians involved in the assessment and treatment of women with convictions for offence(s) within the family. Specific types of offences against children will be considered including sexual and violent offences
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).
Welcome! The Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology (FFCP) was formed to meet the needs of clinical psychologists working in the forensic specialty.
This workshop will provide advanced skills and understanding for those wanting to get a richer experience of using IPA, and those wanting to engage further with phenomenology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 W
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