Forensic

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
The first of two Autism and the Criminal Justice System (CJS) Project conferences was held on 19 September 2013 at Greater Manchester Police Training Centre, Sedgley Park.
A new research report paints a stark picture of the risks of victimisation to people with mental health problems in the community, and the barriers they face in getting the support and help they need.
The 23rd Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference DFP will be held in 2014 at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Through the our partnership with Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH) the British Psychological Society has contributed to a new guide for commissioners of forensic mental health services
We're all familiar with the good cop, bad cop interrogation technique so often portrayed in TV and film.
Mentally unwell people should not be detained in police cells when mental health units are unable to take them in.
Through our partnership with the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH) the British Psychological Society has contributed to a new guide for commissioners of forensic mental health services.  
One of the main arguments for having more police is that they act as a deterrent. With more officers on the street, more would-be criminals can be stopped and questioned; more wrong-doers can be arrested.
The ruling by the European Court of Human Rights against whole-life prison sentences without review has focused attention on the possibility of rehabilitation.
A new pilot scheme has been launched to reduce the number of instances where people with mental health problems are detained in the wrong environment.
Following the failure of Ian Brady's bid to be transferred from a psychiatric hospital back to prison, Professor Peter Kinderman - Director of the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Psychology, Health & Society and a former chair of o
Prisoner populations in Northern Ireland (NI) show a higher percentage of paranoid characteristics than those in England and Wales. 
Saying ‘no comment’ in a police interview can make you look guilty suggests research being presented at the Division of Forensic (DFP) Psychology annual conference today at Queen's University Belfast.
The LIFEMATTERS HP-V program is a set of tools to help healthcare professionals in training and in practice learn how to enhance wellbeing and self-care.  Details Provisional timetable
Dishevelled, diminutive and deep in thought, the TV detective Columbo would often bring a cigar-bearing hand to his forehead. You could almost hear the cogs whirring.
The day will cover an introduction to quantitative research methods and explore the practicalities of conducting quantitative research. The session will focus on a review of different quantitative analysis methods, for example, t-tests, ANOVA
Male prisoners in England and Wales are to have numerous privileges taken from them when they are first sent behind bars.
This workshop will cover understanding trauma, including defining trauma and the neurology and psychology of trauma and trauma and domestic violence, including trauima and victimisation, trauma and perpetration and working with traumatised individ
Any efforts to tackle the problem of online dating scams should take the emotional state of the person being conned into account.
The idea that police on our streets makes people feel safer is usually taken as a given.
Aggression in men is not linked to the shape of their face.
Imagine you are on a jury: would you trust the testimony of a drunk eyewitness?
Forget shifty eyes or fidgety fingers, psychology research has shown that these supposed signs of lying are unreliable. Liars easily learn to make eye contact, and anxiety can make honest people shift nervously.
The NHS Commissioning Board is recruiting chairs and clinical members to the clinical reference groups for all of the specialised services that it will play a direct r
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