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New Directions in Sex Offender Practice Two Day Conference 30th & 31st March 2020
  • Feb 28, 2020
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Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd present our 10th international interdisciplinary conference on what works and best practices when working with sexual offenders, bringing together practice, policy and research.

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jean Proulx, University of Montreal, Canada
Dr David Thornton, Wisconsin, USA
Professor Jo Clarke, University of York & Petros, UK
Professor Simon Hackett, Durham University, UK
Professor Martin Rettenberger, Centre for Criminology (KrimZ), Wiesbaden, Germany
Professor Jessica Woodhams, University of Birmingham, UK
Dr Helen Wakeling, HMPPS, UK

For a detailed conference programme please visit.

Delegate fees:
• Standard rate; 2-days £325, 1-day £235
• Student rate: 2-days £210, 1-day £120 (full time students only).
Fees include full access to all sessions at the conference, refreshment and lunch.Full payment must be received prior to the conference to confirm a delegate place.
Venue: University of Birmingham, Conferences & Events Centre
Accommodation: Available separately at the University Conference Park, Lucas House/Peter Scott House at:

For booking information please contact Marieat FPP Ltd on 0121 354 6784 or email

Training & Conferences
For 9 consecutive years, we have jointly hosted, together with the University of Birmingham, Centre of Applied Psychology, a series of annual conferences entitled “New Directions in Sex Offender Practice”. These conferences have attracted international attention and have been attended by almost 1000 delegates.

We have experience in delivering bespoke training including working with sexual offenders, forensic risk assessment, expert witness training and working with people with personality disorders.  As part of the Offender with Personality Disorder pathway, our practitioners delivered training to over 200 probation officers.

Individual and group rates available.
Areas of training include:
Personality disorder.
Forensic risk assessment.
Working with people who commit sexual offences.
Understanding the lifespan and developmental pathways to offending, mental health, substance misuse.
Assessments in dysfunctional parenting.
Psychoeducation for patients.
Legislation, best evidence-based practice, in psychological assessments for parents in family courts.
Snoezelen – theory and practice.