Death in Custody Investigations
|Description||In the event of a death in custody or in care, the agency or prison management and individual staff members will come under a great deal of scrutiny from external sources such as the coroner's office and internal investigators.
Typically, these investigations are concerned with issues such how and why the death occurred, whether it could have been prevented and what could be done to prevent similar incidents occurring in the future. The focus is very much about the adequacy of the agency's policy and procedures and whether staff complied with the policies and procedures before and after the event.
Neil will be discussing the issues that commonly arise in the investigation of deaths in custody/care and the lessons that agencies and staff can learn from those investigations.
|About the presenter(s)||NEIL MCALLISTER BIOGRAPHY
Neil's corrections experience began in 1990 when he joined the (then) Queensland Corrective Services Commission (QCSC) senior management team with responsibilities for policy, planning, research and analysis. Subsequent roles in the QCSC included performance measurement and reporting (e.g. KPIs), management of ROGS and other external reporting responsibilities (ABS, AIC, etc.) and high-level investigations.
From 2002 to 2008, Neil held a senior position in the Corrections Inspectorate, Department of Justice, Victoria with responsibilities for the conduct of high-level investigations and inquiries and contract compliance reporting on Victoria's two privately operated prisons and the State's publicly operated prisons.
Between 1990 and 2008 Neil conducted some 200 corrective services investigations, including 30 deaths in custody.
|Location||QLD Metro, Australia|
|Venue||433 on Logan
433 Logan Rd Stones Corner Q 4120, Brisbane
Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
|Start/End Date||7 Dec 2012|
|Cost||Student member (APS/ CFP) $15, APS CFP member $20, APS member $25, non APS member $30|
|Organiser||College of Forensic Psychologists (CFP) (QLD)|
|Contact Name||Katarina Fritzon|