Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Online Conference 2022


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Location Online
CPD up to 6 CPD points per day, subject to peer group approval
Non-Member Fee (per day)£100
Consultant Fee (per day)£75
Higher Trainee/SAS Fee (Per Day)£55
Subsidised/Retired/Core Trainee/FY Doctor/Med Student Fee (Per Day)£35
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Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Online Conference 2022

Event Information

The Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry is delighted to announce the programme for its 2022 annual conference. 

This 3 day event will be hosted on Zoom from 2-4 March 2022.

Download the full programme here.

The conference will be opened by Dr Josanne Holloway, Paul Rees and Dr Adrian James, and feature speakers including:

Wednesday 2 March

  • Keynote: Release, recall and risk - Professor Nicola Padfield
  • Debate: This house believes that it is time to stop doing long risk assessments like the HCR-20 because they have not improved patient outcomes - Dr Ed Silva, Professor Seena Fazel, Dr Caroline Logan, Dr Quazi Haque

Thursday 3 March

  • Difficult-to-treat depression: relevance to forensic psychiatry  - Professor Hamish McAllister-Williams
  • Mental health casework section and the joint extremism unit’s joint notification system - Patricia O’Neill, Carlene Benzie

Friday 4 March

  • Reporting for prosecution in a capital jurisdiction is ethically challenging but necessary for forensic psychiatrists: a landmark case study - Prof Nigel Eastman, Dr Jay Sarkar
  • Trabajando juntos: Forensic and prison psychiatry in Latin America - Professor Andrew Forrester, Professor Julio Torales, Professor Guillermo Rivera, Professor Adrian Mundt 

Registration will close at 10.30am, on Tuesday 1 March 2022 so book early to avoid disappointment.

Our webinars are run through Zoom. To access the webinar you will need the Zoom desktop or mobile app. You can download this on any mobile device, tablet or on a Windows PC or Mac. You can view further details on how to join the webinars on Zoom's website.

  • Participants will be able to view a video of the speaker and alongside any slides.
  • Participants can also pose questions, where the programme allows, and some speakers may use polling or other interactive features.
  • All registered participants will have access to a recording for up to two months after the event. Recordings will be available to watch on-demand until 4 May 2022

Please register for the conference in advance - booking closes at 10:30AM on Tuesday 1 March 2022.

  • Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference sessions on demand for 2 months
  • To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password
  • This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links
  • Recordings will be available to view on until 4 May 2022.

Registered delegates will receive unique joining links to this event by 2pm on Tuesday 1 March 2022. If you do not receive your links by that time please contact Michelle Braithwaite.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is inviting poster submissions for our Forensic conference on 2-4 March 2022. All submissions will be reviewed ahead of the conference and successful authors will be invited to present their work as a poster.

Click here to submit your poster abstract. 

The deadline for submissions is Monday 6 December 2021.

The College has strong values, and under its value of ‘Respect’ is committed to ‘promoting diversity and challenging inequality’. We welcome and encourage submissions from women and minority groups.

  1. Abstracts must be in English. Abbreviations may be used only if they are defined.
  2. The abstract must not exceed 300 words (count does not include title or authors).
  3. The abstract must not contain bibliographical references, tables, diagrams or appendices. If accepted for presentation at the conference these can be added at a later date.
  4. Abstracts must be presented in five-headed paragraphs in the following order: Aims and hypothesis, Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
  5. Submissions are accepted on the understanding that the work has been performed with the permission of any relevant ethical or legislative body. The authors should therefore ensure the work was conducted with appropriate ethical and governance safeguards.
  6. All sources of financial sponsorship of the study should be stated at the end of the abstract.

Please submit your abstract through the form below. The details you enter cannot be saved, to avoid losing your work please copy your abstract to the form from another document. 

For further information, please contact:

Email: Michelle.Braithwaite@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: Michelle Braithwaite

Contact number: 020 8618 4141

Event Location

Location: Online