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Forensic Update Compendium 2018

Forensic Update Compendium 2018

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Forensic Update Compendium 2018 is a publication of the Division of Forensic Psychology containing the main articles in issues 127, 128, and 129.




Martin Fisher

Chair's Notes
Neil Gredecki

Issue 127 - June 2018

Psychologically informed environments
Rachel Worthington & Jemma Hannaby

The Women and Anger Programme: The implementation into a service within the personality disorder pathway
Sarah Johnson & Sarah McCrory

How do we measure the treatment outcomes of patients treated within forensic/secure intellectual disability services?
Verity Chester

Why should forensic psychologists contribute to government consultations
Stephen Evans

Issue 128 - September 2018

Keynote presentations

A forensic psychologist 'in the wild': Observations from naturalistic non-experimental research: Professor Laurence Alison
Christina Winters

International perspectives on violence risk assessment: Dr Jay Singh
Lucia Cajadi

Invited symposia

Working with complex offenders in the offender personality pathway: Programme effectiveness and impact on staff wellbeing: Melanie Hunter
Rebecca Owens

How we can improve the lives of those convicted of sexual offences and support them in living positive lives?: Nick Blagden, Belinda Winder & Kerensa Hocken, founders of the Safer Living Foundation
Elizabeth Hill


Neuroscience and intimate partner violence: A forensic perspective
Miguel Perez-Garcia & Emily Nash

New innovative approaches in forensic settings: Annette McKeown
Gareth Ross

Layers of prevention: Different approaches to the prevention of childhood sexual abuse: The Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust Forensic Psychology Service
Kerensa Hocken

Brain injury and offender management: Ivan Pitman, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust & Rachael McNulty, Catrin Davies, Natasha Bloor, Forensic In-reach Brain Injury Service
Lucy Markson

Psychologically informed support for staff working in forensic settings
Orla Gallagher


Improving therapeutic engagement skills: Dr David Prescott
Hannah Darvell

Psychologically informed approaches to care and service delivery: Emerging therapeutic approaches: Emma Phipps, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys
Jennifer Hadden

Saving children from a life of crime: Dr David P. Farrington
Jo Muldoon

Prison democratic therapeutic communities: Treatment experiences and staff resilience, presented by staff of HMP Grendon, hosted and introduced by Laura Jacobs
David Belsham

General presentations
Helen O'Connor


The push and pull of personality disorders: A Schwartz Centre Round: Dr Abebe Ejara, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Susan Baron

Understanding psychological risk assessment with indeterminate sentenced prisoners: Jo Shingler, University of Portsmouth

Issue 129 - December 2018

'I am not my offence': The importance of how we refer to service users
Geraldine Akerman

What? You mean we all have emotions? - Reflections on a dialectical behaviour therapy-informed group developed for female psychiatric inpatients in a medium secure hospital
Helen Herring

An exploration of participants' experience of the psychoeducation treatment component pathway for treating personality disorder
Jo-Anne Pygall & Suzanne Emm


Prisoners' 'life as a film' narratives: The Exploration of the 'Life as a Film' Methodology Symposium, presented by Sophia Tkazky
Sophia Tkazky, David Canter & Donna Youngs


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