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Forensic Update Compendium 2015

Forensic Update Compendium 2015

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Forensic Update Compendium 2015, is a publication of the Division of Forensic Psychology containing the main articles in issues 118, 119, and 120.




Martin Fisher & Rachel Worthington

Issue 118 - June 2015
Notes from the Chair
Dee Anand
Positive modifications to youth offending and mental health pathways
Patrick Kennedy, Sarah Rundle-Smith, Claire Mason & Fay Wood
An evaluation of a Community Forensic Children and Young People's Outpatient Service (CF-CYPS-OP)
Patrick Kennedy, Claire Mason, C. Lengua & Sarah Rundle-Smith
Occupation-related trauma prevention and mitigation: Considerations for Forensic Psychology
Sarah Ashworth & Shihning Chou
Psychopathy, personality disorder and sexual offending: Addressing personality disordered schema, therapy interfering behaviours and risk through an integrated human needs based treatment for reducing risk of sexual offending
Rachel Worthington

Issue 119 - December 2015
Notes from the Chair
Dee Anand
Polygraph testing in forensic settings: Fact, opinion, and the BPS
Professor Don Grubin
Reviewed by Alyshia Murgatroyd
Theory of change in Multi Systemic Therapy: Perspectives of ethnic minority caregivers
Dr Simone Fox
Reviewed by Amit Jotangia
Understanding the context of repetitive violence and self-harm
Dr Karen Slade
Reviewed by Amit Jotangia
The importance of context in assessment, treatment and management
Professor Douglas Boer
Reviewed by Becky Wyatt
Measuring age-specific sexual preferences with pupil dilation
Janice Attard
Reviewed by Esther Rutman
The impact of narratives on empathic responses to offenders
Zoe Walkington
Reviewed by Esther Rutman
Violent scripts, ruminations, obsessions and fantasy: What's the difference and what is their role in violent offending?
Michael Daffern
Reviewed by Esther Rutman
The Sadism Spectrum Measure: An inclusive measure of sadistic expression
Aisling O'Meara
Reviewed by Esther Rutman
Offending and victim narrative roles within sexually motivated abduction
Megan Kenny
Reviewed by Esther Rutman
An exploratory cluster analysis of motivation to change in sex offenders with intellectual disabilities
Nadia Butler
Reviewed by Laura Jacobs
Developing SART - Survivors of Abuse Recovering Together: A group intervention for male offenders in a therapeutic community in Bermuda
Eleni Belivanaki
Reviewed by Lyndsie Barker
Offender profiling and linking serial crimes: The emergence of a new science; past, present and future; how far we have come and what is the future?
Professor Gabrielle Salfati
Reviewed by Sue Jamieson
Why men undertake passion killings in the Namibian context
Mirjam Nampweya
Reviewed by Jo Muldoon
Differentiating English rioters: An exploratory narrative framework
Dominic Willmott
Reviewed by Jo Muldoon
Relationship status and facial morphology interact in perceptions of stalking behaviour
Simon Duff
Reviewed by Jo Muldoon
Is Facebook stalking comparable to traditional stalking?
Adrian Scott
Reviewed by Jo Muldoon
Multi-factor analysis choice model for the procurement of sexual services: Why men buy sex
Philip Birch
Reviewed by Jo Muldoon

Contemporary developments in investigative interviewing
Convenor: Dr Gavin Oxburgh
Reviewed by Christine Adams
Assessing suitability for treatment and supporting therapeutic change in a prison-based therapeutic community
Convener: Geraldine Akerman
Reviewed by Jenny Pryboda
Forensic therapeutic environments - creating a DFP policy
Convener: Claire Bainbridge
Reviewed by Kate Anya
Adolescent offenders: Working with girls, carers and neurodevelopmental difficulties
Convenor: Troy Tranah
Reviewed by Kelly-Louise Everard
The assessment and treatment of firesetters
Convenor: Helen Butler
Reviewed by Rachael Boyes
Women, complex needs and forensic settings
Convenor: Dr Tammi Walker
Reviewed by Sarah Copp
Trauma: Not just for the victims
Convenor: Lorraine Perry
Reviewed by Skye Chirape
Developments in therapeutic interventions applied to forensic clients
Convenor: Professor Jane L. Ireland
Reviewed by Traci Tracy
Working with offenders at risk of suicide
Dr Karen Slade
Reviewed by Chloe Dower
Exploring the therapeutic use of photographs in developing emotional learning in prisons
Professor Del Loewethal
Reviewed by Karen Johnson
Risk formulation
Dr Caroline Logan
Reviewed by Scott Rogers

Issue 120 - February 2016
Notes from the Chair
Dee Anand
Can Restorative Justice be effective with victims and offenders with a mental disorder? A note on challenges, development and outcomes
Ciara Wild
Evaluation of the Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) model with female forensic inpatients
Monika Panczak, Lisa Murphy & Phil Coombes
An exploratory study of the planning and interviewing practices of police recruits in Western Australia
Jane Tudor-Owen, Adrian J. Scott, Pamela J. Henry & Ray Bull
Avatar-based therapy within prison settings: Pilot evaluation summary from the DFP Conference, 2015
Dr Biljana van Rijn, Mick Cooper, Andrew Jackson & Ciara Wild

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