Harmful Sexual Behaviour in Adult and Adolescent males: Approaches to risk assessment and intervention, includes training in the Sexual Violence Risk Assessment (SVR-20) and Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II)Book Now
Date: 22nd and 23rd November 2017
This training focuses on developing an understanding of harmful sexual behaviour in males (adolescent and adult). It will address how to assess and work effectively with this group, drawing parallels to the sexual risk assessment and offence treatment literature. It will cover use and administration of two popular structured clinical risk assessment tools for sexually harmful behaviour: the SVR-20 (Sexual Violence Risk Assessment, Boer, Hart, Kropp and Webster, 1997) and the J-SOAP II (Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol II, Prentky & Righthand, 2003).
Attendees will utilise case material to assess using these tools. The training will cover:
- Definition of harmful sexual behaviour and the cross-over with sexual violence risk.
- Preferred approaches to assessing this area.
- Developmental factors crucial to understanding sexually harmful behaviour.
- History/development of the SVR-20 and the Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol.
- Application of the SVR-20 and JSOAP II to clinical cases.
- Formulating sexually harmful behaviour.
- Some successful strategies for working with this population.
- Some common challenges when engaging with this population and some suggested ways forward.
Trainers: Dr Carol A Ireland will lead this training event. Dr Ireland is a Registered Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist and Chartered Scientist. She has over 18 years clinical practice, with a core focus being sexually offending and sexually harmful behaviour. Dr Ireland is a treatment lead for sexually harmful behaviour for a child and adult therapeutic service (CCATS), and has been a treatment lead for sexual offending services both within HM Prison Service and within a High Secure Psychiatric settings.
Course materials: All attendees will be provided with a CPD certificate indicating attendance. Sufficient materials will be provided to allow participants to score clinical cases using the SVR-20 and J-SOAP II. The J-SOAP II manual will be provided to all delegates as this is provided by the authors free of charge. Sufficient materials are provided for scoring using the SVR-20, yet the manual is NOT provided and is not part of the course cost. Delegates are NOT expected to purchase an SVR-20 manual prior to the training - all necessary materials will be provided.
Venue: CCATS, Westbourne House, 3 Lockwood Avenue, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7AB. The course is non-residential but rooms are available for booking for any delegates requiring accommodation. Delegates wanting accommodation are expected to book this directly with the hotel. The training cost does not include accommodation. Joining instructions will be forwarded approx one month prior to the event.
Who can attend: The workshop is open to any professionals, or in-training professionals, who work with this group or are likely to do so. There are therefore no restrictions on the professions that can attend. The most common attendees are psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, community and psychiatric nurses, police officers, therapists. prison officers and probation officers.
Cost: £440.00 + VAT(88.00) = £528.00
Please complete the booking online. Payment secures a place. A refund for any places secured can only be given before 1st November 2017. Any refund will be less administration costs incurred by TIOFP.Book Now
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