FNRSIG Annual Research Conference

  • November 21, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Forensic Network Research Special Interest Group Annual Research Conference, ‘Research into Practice’ will take place on Tuesday 21 November 2017 at the Scottish Prison Service College in Polmont. The conference is a great opportunity to hear about the wide range of Research and Evaluation being conducted across the Forensic Network and this year will (more…)

Clinical Forum: MAPPA

  • November 29, 2017
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

‘’MAPPA is 10 years old: Looking Forward, Looking Back”. The forum will cover, How did we get here?, The NHS & MAPPA, MAPPA Partners and The Future. Cost to attend is £25.00 For further information and to book your place please CLICK HERE (more…)

Novel Psychoactive Substance Half Day Workshop

  • December 1, 2017
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The course will feature speakers with direct experience of managing issues surrounding Novel Psychoactive Substances; seizures of drugs by the police and subsequent identification, with geographical variations and distribution; a case presentation of a HMP detainee with a drug-induced psychosis and therapeutic challenges; an example of a police & public health partnership to address the (more…)

Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) 2-Day Workshop

  • December 13, 2017 - December 14, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SoFMH is pleased to announce a PCL-R 2 Day Workshop which will be of interest to Clinical Psychiatrists and Psychologists Psychopathic personality disorder is an important risk factor for violence; it has relevance for risk management and treatability. The Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R) is currently the best validated measure of psychopathy. The use of the (more…)

Working with Perpetrators of Stalking

  • December 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stalking is of increasing concern to society, often causes long-term psychosocial damage to victims and sometimes escalates to violence. It is important that practitioners who work with perpetrators of stalking have sufficient understanding of this behaviour, associated risks and management. This day will cover: definitions of stalking, the prevalence of stalking behaviour, stalking legislation, types (more…)

Positive & Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) Training

  • February 8, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) is one of the most widely used measures of psychopathology of schizophrenia in clinical research. Since its development, the PANSS has become a benchmark when screening and assessing change, in both clinical and research patients. It is a 30-item scale used to evaluate the presence, absence and severity (more…)