The Forensic Psychological Services at Middlesex University ran a series of workshops looking at different aspects of sexual violence. The workshops, approved by the British Psychological Society (BPS), explored current national and international research and practice in the area.
The BPS CPD workshops included:
In September 2011, Middlesex University held a conference on sexual violence. Listed below are presentations and posters from this conference.
Monica Romero-Sánchez & Jesús L. Megias
Social Perceptions of sexual assaults in college students: A qualitative study using focus groups methodology
Teresa da Silva, Leigh Harkins & Jessica Woodhams
Heterogeneity within multiple perpetrator rapes: A national comparison of single, duo and 3+ perpetrator rapes
Mackenzie Lambine, Miranda Horvath, Jacqueline Gray & Joanna Adler
An integrated model of self-regulation and male peer support in multiple perpetrator rape offences
Jan Winter, Gina Rossi and Jessica Woodhams
The weakest link? An update on linkage analysis of serious sexual assaults
Claire Potter, Nancy Kelly, Christine Horrocks & Viv Burr
Seeking to move on after drug assisted sexual assault and rape: The narrative accounts of three women
Lena Stadler & Steffen Bieneck
Evaluation of formal institutions' reactions on reporting and help-seeking behaviour following sexual violence
Sara Valentina Di Palma
Mass rape in Bosnia and Rwanda: Violence silencing and feminist answers
Jeanne Sarson & Linda MacDonald
Sexualized Torture in the Domestic/Private Sphere and 'Body Talk': A Human Rights and Relational Feminist Paradigm
Jacqueline Gray & Jennifer Temkin
Some methodological issues in evaluating the significance of rape myths in trial outcomes
Charlotte Diehl, Selina Helmke, Pia Kobusch, Michael Papendick, Jonas Rees, Nina Vanselow & Gerd Bohner
Facing powerful men vs. sexy women activates different motives for sexual harassment
Sueli Williams & Afroditi Pina
The influence of rape myth acceptance upon individuals' rape-supportive and victim blaming attributions: Exploring the utility of the IRMA-SF as a possible screening tool for potential jurors on rape cases
'Tackling Hatred Head On: Working with Hate Crime Offenders and Extremism' Tuesday, 21st September, 2010
Hendon Campus, London
The following conference presentations (in PDF format) are available to download:
'Preventing Terrorism: Risk, Rehabilitation and Community' Basia Spalek, University of Birmingham
'Narratives in Groups: The 'Violence Prevention Network's' Approach of Psycho-Dynamic Group Work with Young Hate Crime Offenders'
Harald Weilnböck, Violence Prevention Network
'Keeping Communities Safe: Working with Perpetrators of Hate Crime'
'What Works and What Doesn't in the World of Preventing Violent Extremism'
Hanif Qadir, Active Change Foundation
'Whose Identity? Taking Another Look: Emerging Approaches to Working with Extremist Offenders'
Chris Dean, National Offender Management Service
'Disengagement from Extremist Groups: Processes and Programmes'
Tore Bjørgo, Norwegian Police University College
'Developing a Model of Intervention with Perpetrators of Hate Crime in the Context of Northern Ireland: A Societal Challenge'
Pat Conway, Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
'Countering Terrorism: Preventing Violent Extremism'
Debbie Gupta, Prevent and RICU Lead, Home Office
For additional information on this past conference, please see:
Symposium report [PDF]
Presentation by Superintendent Paul Giannasi [PowerPoint]
Hate crime workshop, CPS [Word]
Protecting Diversity by Joshua Castellino (Middlesex) [Word]
Policing and hate crime by Manny Barot [PowerPoint]
Criminological Research, Professional Practice and the Challenge of Hate Crime by Nathan Hall [PowerPoint]
Policy & Practice, ROTA [PowerPoint]
Southwark Mediation - Hate crimes handbook [Word]
Southwark Mediation - Workshop overview [Word]
Stop Hate UK - presentation [PowerPoint]
Hate Crime in Haringey by Tony Goodman (Middlesex) [PowerPoint]
Victim Support - opening address [PowerPoint]
Victim Support - workshop presentation [PowerPoint]