Forensic

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
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.
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