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Supporting Individuals with Psychotic Experiences in Forensic Settings (update event)

Date: To be confirmed
Time: To be confirmed
Location: Room G306A, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, The University of Manchester
Fee: £149 (includes lunch and any course materials)
How to book: To be confirmed
‌Contact us: Email or phone +44 (0)161 306 7802


Experiences of psychosis are common within forensic institutional settings. In this session, you will be invited to consider the latest research findings relating to the nature of psychosis, while also reviewing current clinical guidance on the support of individuals with psychosis.

Special consideration will be given to the particular nature of forensic institutions in this process.

Who should attend?

This masterclass is aimed at clinical practitioners with experience of working within forensic institutions.

About the trainer

Dr Andrew Shepherd

Andrew is employed as a clinical lecturer in psychiatry at The University of Manchester.

His research and clinical interests focus on the lived experience of mental distress, particularly in relation to concepts of 'identity transition', for example during movements between prison, hospital and community settings.

His clinical practice is currently primarily in secure hospital and prison settings.

He employs a psychodynamic model of understanding in relation to concepts of diagnosis and formulation and has experience in the delivery of both individual and group therapies within forensic institutional settings.

How to book your place

Download and complete the ‌Forensic Academy event booking form (Word, 41KB).

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)161 306 7802