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10th Annual UNSW Forensic Psychology Research Conference

Format Conference
Presenters Professor Jennifer Skeem and UNSW Forensic Masters Graduates
Description The 10th Annual Forensic Psychology Research Conference showcases the research of national and internationally acclaimed psychologists, and University of New South Wales Master of Forensic Psychology graduate thesis research. In 2012 conference delegates will enjoy a two day program of research presentations, including keynote seminars by Professor Jennifer Skeem and Professor Mark Dadds among others. Delegates will also be invited to join in the launch of the Wentworth Forensic Clinic; A new collaboration between the University of NSW Master of Psychology (Forensic) program and Corrective Services NSW to provide training for Forensic Psychologists and services for forensic clients.

This conference is a forum for education and professional development for psychologists whose work or interest intersects with the legal system; correctional staff; legal and criminology students and researchers; forensic psychology graduate recruiters.
About the presenter(s) Professor Skeem's research is designed to inform clinical and legal decision-making about individuals with mental disorder. Specific topics include identifying factors that promote positive outcomes for offenders with serious mental illness, understanding psychopathic personality disorder and its variants, and reducing violence risk. http://socialecology.uci.edu/faculty/skeem

Other presenters include Professor Mark Dadds (http://www.psy.unsw.edu.au/profiles/mdadds.html) and Professor Gary Edmond (http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/profile/gary-edmond) as well as the 2012 graduands from the Master of Psychology (Forensic) program at UNSW.
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9 hours
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Location NSW Metro, Australia
Venue John Niland Scientia Building
University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 16 Oct 2012 to 17 Oct 2012
Time 9-5pm
Cost Early bird registration $295 (until Sept 30 2012)
Notes Wentworth Forensic Clinic Launch will be held on the evening of October 16 2012.
Organiser School of Psychology, University of New South Wales
Contact Name Kristy Martire
Telephone 02 9385 8563
Email forensic.conference@unsw.edu.au
Website http://forensicconference.psy.unsw.edu.au/index.html