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Forensic Update No 125 September 2017

Forensic Update No 125 September 2017

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Forensic Update, a publication of the Division of Forensic Psychology. Aims to communicate current information on professional and practice matters to practitioners and researchers, and to act as a forum for discussion and debate.




Martin Fisher

Chair's Notes
Dee Anand

Keynote presentations

Forensic psychology decision making - the biasing effects of irrelevant contextual information: Professor Itiel Dror
Catharine Powis

Current directions in offender rehabilitation: Professor Andrew Day
Chloe Dower

Indeterminate sentences for public protection - a stubborn stain on the justice system: Professor Nick Hardwick
Esther Rutman

Does violence really cycle?: Professor Cathy Widom
Louisa Zioui 


Creatively exploring the implicit component of a dangerous world implicit theory: Phoebe Smith
Jo Beaton


Making life meaningful for individuals with Personality Disorder (PD)
Sapphire-Violet Rossdale


Oral Presentations 
Louise Williams


Treatment within a prison-based Therapeutic Community (TC): Experiences of extended assessment services, the impact of TC treatment, and interventions at HMP Grendon
Jaglit Sandhu


Oral Presentations 
Karen Redding

The use of Reflective Mapping: Dr Olojugba, Ms Papatraian and Ms Cox
Naomi Gaston

Invited Symposium

Lifespan issues in the criminal justice system (Convener: Dr Simone Fox)
Dr Angharad Rees-Jones


Oral Presentations
Libby Payne

Service User Involvement with ‘high risk/high harm’ OPD offenders (Convenor: Dr Hannah Jones) 
Hannah Carton

Oral Presentations
Sophie Daniels

Oral Presentations
Marc Kerry 


Using specially trained dogs in the Criminal Justice System
Elizabeth Spruin & Katarina Mozava

Book review

Suicide in Prisons: Prisoners’ Lives Matter, by Graham J. Towl & David A. Crighton
Reviewer: Dr Geraldine Akerman Â Â Â 



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