Events

Clinical Forum: Risk


  • September 26, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event will take place on Tuesday 26th September 2017 at the Scottish Prison Service College, Polmont. Presentations include:  Assessing Internet Offenders by Dr Ethel Quayle; Internet Offenders: Risk Assessment and Management by Detective Inspector Peter Lloyd and case studies from Dr Katharine Russell, Dr Jo Brown, Dr Jana de Villiers and Dr Gordon Skilling. (more…)

Assessing Stalking Risk 2-Day Workshop


  • September 28, 2017 - September 29, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This intensive workshop provides everyone involved with either stalkers or their victims, irrespective of discipline, with a comprehensive understanding of all stalking situations. Participants who complete the training will be accredited in the administration and scoring of the Stalking Risk Profile: Guidelines for the assessment and management of stalkers (SRP). The SRP is a structured (more…)

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


  • October 1, 2017
    8:00 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


  • October 1, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 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…)

Personal Safety Scenario Training


  • October 6, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SoFMH has arranged a one day Personal Safety Scenario Training for Community Staff. The training will be delivered by Willie McFadden, Clinical Nurse Manager/Service Coordinator, NHS Forth Valley and Shona Hendry, Manager, Forensic Community Service. The training aims to: Outline responsibilities of staff and employers for health and safety at work Highlight what staff need (more…)

Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP) 2-Day Workshop


  • October 19, 2017 - October 20, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This two day workshop will provide an introduction to the Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP) and will provide delegates with the opportunity to practice using the tool. The workshop will offer: • An overview of the background to RSVP • Discussion of the items in the RSVP • An opportunity to practice using RSVP (more…)

Annual Forensic Lead Nurse Conference


  • October 27, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Scottish Prison Service College, Polmont 27 October 2017 £25   09.30 Registration   10.00 Chairs Welcome & Introductions   10.10 Nursing 2030 Vision Mark Richards, Director of Nursing, The State Hospital 10.40 Trauma Jennie Young, Research Fellow, Stirling University 11.10 Tea/Coffee Break 11.30 Workshops 12.30 Lunch 13.30 Low Intensity & Psychological Interventions Patricia Cawthorne, Consultant Nurse, (more…)

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…)

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…)