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

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  • The package offers 8 hours of video, accredited as 14 hours CE
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  • The literature has been studied in order to offer a reliably researched, hyperlinked bibliography

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FEES

Self-funded:
$195

Organizationally-funded:
$235

Institutional account (4 or more):
$125 per user

Teaching license (10 or more):
$60 per student

Test and Certificate of Attendance:
$50

CE

A certificate of attendance may be applied for 14 hours CE on the basis of passing a multiple choice questionnaire. $50

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 CE on the basis of a multiple choice questionnaire assessing your knowledge of the module (additional $50)

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 offenses.
  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