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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

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Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry
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Forensic psychiatry is a specialty which helps mentally disordered people who are a risk to the public.

It covers such areas as: the assessment and treatment of mentally disordered offenders; investigation of complex relationships between mental disorder and criminal behaviour; working with criminal justice agencies to support patients and protection of the public. 

Forensic psychiatrists work side by side with others including the police, probation service, courts, Crown Prosecution Service, prisons.

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CONFERENCE: Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Annual Conference

1-3 March 2017, Madrid

 

CONFERENCE: Forensic Psychiatry Trainees Conference 2016

13 & 14 October 2016, Cardiff

Unfortunately College staff are unable to help with queries about the trainees conference, contact details can be found by following the link.

 

FACULTY REPORT: Forensic care pathways for adults with intellectual disability involved with the criminal justice system

 

REPORT: Working with MAPPA: guidance for psychiatrists in England and Wales

 

 


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