Understanding and Assessing Psychopathy: Training incorporating the Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R: 2nd edition)Book Now
Date: 23rd and 24th November 2017
This training focuses on the understanding of psychopathy, along with its assessment and scoring, using the Hare Psychopathy Checklist (PCL-R, 2nd Edition). Delegates will be trained in the use of and adminstration of the PCL-R. The event will also provide delegates with a new research measure for their free use for research purposes (PAPA - Psychopathic processing and Personality Assessment) and outline developments for a new assessment (ACL - Affect, Cognitive and Lifestyle).
Training will comprise case material and the scoring of clinical videos. The training aims to provide a broad outline of the assessment, management and understanding of psychopathy focusing on the following:
- Conceptualisations and theories of psychopathy;
- Distinguishing psychopathy from personality disorder;
- Linking psychopathy to risk;
- Assessment of psychopathy;
- Background to the development of the PCL-R;
- Structure and content of the PCL-R;
- Observing and scoring clinical interviews for the PCL-R;
- Effective use of the PCL-R: Ethical considerations.
The cost includes provision of lunch, handouts, reading material and CPD certificate. There are limited places on this course. Block booking discounts are available for services booking three or more places. Please email email@example.com for more information.
The training commences at 9:30am and ends by 4:15/4.30pm on each day. At the end of the first day there will be an opportunity to be informed about the new products from Pearsons for testing and assessment that may be of interest to delegates. A 10% discount on manual purchase is offered by Pearsons at the event.
Trainers: Professor Jane L Ireland
Course materials: A certificate of attendance will be provided to all those who successfully complete the course. Sufficient materials will be provided to complete the training. However, to use the PCL-R attendees will need to purchase a PCL-R complete kit from Pearson Assessment. Access to this is a core requirement following training. If required, these can be ordered via: www.psychcorp.co.uk.
Venue: Pearson Offices, 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL. Tel: +44 (0)20 7010 2875. This is a non-residential course. The training cost does not include accommodation. Joining instructions will be forwarded one month prior to the event. Please note that security at the venue is followed, so please ensure prompt arrival.
Who can attend: The PCL-R is carefully controlled due to its psychodiagnostic nature. The course is available for Psychiatrists and Registered Psychologists (who hold a current practicing certificate with the HCPC). Registered Psychologists who wish to complete this training must be Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologists. Delegates must provide their HCPC/RCP membership number on booking. Arrangements for other professional groups, such as those in training, can be made. Any clinical use of the PCL-R by these groups should be completed in accordance to the manual guidelines and any organisational policies which may be in place. It must also be under supervision of a PCL-R trained and a Registered Professional who meets the PCL-R manual criteria and who takes full responsibility for its interpretation.
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 3rd November 2017.Book Now
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