Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies for Working With Violence

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With Module Speaker:
Anna MotzDr Jamie BennettDr Ronald DoctorDr Sandra M Grant, FRCPsych, OBEMary HaleyProfessor Brett KahrGill McGauleyDr Adah SachsRichard ShukerDr Celia TaylorDr Estela WelldonDr Jessica Yakeley

  • This online resource provides a unique package of lectures and presentations by the speakers below, supported by notes, captions and diagrams
  • This content is available 24/7 for 1 year per subscription
  • The package offers 8 hours of video, accredited as 14 hours CPD
  • All the materials have been commissioned by Confer and cannot be obtained elsewhere
  • The literature has been studied in order to offer a reliably researched, hyperlinked bibliography

ONLINE BOOKING

Self-funded: £160
Organisationally-Funded: £250
Institutional account (4 or more): £85 per user
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Teaching licence: (10 or more): £50 per student
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CPD Certificate of Attendance: £36 per user
You are purchasing here a certificate of attendance for up to a maximum of 14 hours CPD pro rata on the basis of correct answers in multiple choice questionnaire assessing your knowledge of the module. We recommend that you print your test form and consider the answers in advance as you view the videos.
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FEES

Self-funded:
£160

Organisationally-funded:
£250

Members of the International Association of Forensic Psychotherapy:
£105

Institutional account (4 or more):
£85 per user

Teaching licence (10 or more):
£50 per student

Test and Certificate of Attendance:
£36

CPD

A certificate of attendance may be applied for up to 14 hours of CPD (pro rata on the basis of correct answers in multiple choice questionnaire. £36

MODULE
INCLUDES

  • 8 hours of video presentations illustrated with captions, diagrams or images
  • Supporting notes, slides or references
  • Bibliography linked to relevant articles and books
  • Additional resources relating to each speaker
  • Discussion forum
  • A Certificate of Attendance through which you can acquire up to 14 hours CPD on the basis of a multiple choice questionnaire assessing your knowledge of the module (additional £36)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. To be able to work more effectively with psychotherapy patients who have fears of committing acts of violence and to place those fears into the context of adverse childhood experiences and disturbed attachment relationships. To be more able to distinguish between a fantasy of committing a violent act and the likelihood of such an act taking place.
  2. To be able to discuss the effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy in prisons for residents committed of serious sexual violence, and to be able to cite statistics on re-offending as evidence of that effectiveness.
  3. To be able to discuss whether the diagnosis of personality disorder relates to the psychological make-up of people convicted of violent offences.
  4. To have increased understanding and ability to describe at least 4 common defense systems that protect the psyche of the violent criminal - such as denial, projective identification, suicidality - and the function of these restricting their capacity for growth via psychological services.
  5. To understand and describe the importance of carefully placed boundaries when working with forensic patients, the risk of triggers
  6. To outline 3 viable forms of self-protection for the therapist.

STUDY GUIDES

  • Forensic psychopathology - a summary of disorders, e.g. personal disorder, psychopathy
  • Treatment approaches to forensic psychopathology - psychodynamic, CBT
  • Forensic psychotherapy - history and theoretical schools of thought
  • Aetiology of Forensic Psychopathology
  • Seminal Papers
  • Reading list