Consultancy and Advising in Forensic Practice: Empirical and Practical Guidelines (BPS Blackwell Forensic Practice Series)

Consultancy and Advising in Forensic Practice: Empirical and Practical Guidelines (BPS Blackwell Forensic Practice Series)

By: Carol A. Ireland (editor), Martin J. Fisher (editor)Paperback

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The first publication to apply the modern theory and techniques in the consultancy process, presenting a clear, practical approach targeted specifically at forensic issues and contexts. * The first publication to apply consultancy literature to a forensic setting * Provides a combination of the theoretical and practical underpinnings needed in consultancy work, offering a development of knowledge with practical application * Brings together papers from researchers, academics, practitioners and consultants within forensic psychology whilst drawing upon expertise in business consultancy and administration * Chapters combine psychological, ethical, managerial and evaluative aspects into themed summaries * Offers directions for further study and practice development

About Author

Carol A. Ireland is a Chartered Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist and Chartered Scientist. She works at the University of Central Lancashire as the Director of Studies for the MSc in Forensic Psychology, and leads on the postgraduate qualifications for the Child Exploitation Online Protection Agency (CEOP). In addition, Dr Ireland works for Mersey Care NHS Trust at Ashworth High Secure Hospital, where she is lead for group sex offender therapies and crisis (hostage) negotiation. She manages her own consultancy firm, delivering expert witness reports, training and consultancy, and is currently Chair of the British Psychological Society s Division of Forensic Psychology. Martin J. Fisher is a Chartered Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychology Society and a Chartered Scientist. He currently works as Consultant Forensic Psychologist in the Public Sector Bids Unit of NOMS, is an Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychologist at a Regional Secure Unit, and a visiting lecturer in Forensic Psychology at Portsmouth University. He has delivered crisis negotiation and other consultancy services to prison governors and senior management since 1992. As well as being the Continuing Professional Development Lead, he is the Consultations Lead for the British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology.


Series Editors Preface. Notes on Contributors. Acknowledgements. Part I: Consultancy and Advising from a Theoretical Perspective. 1. The Role of a Consultant: Function, Skills, Competences and Presentation (Carol A. Ireland). 2. Key Stages and Factors in the Consultancy Process and Relationship: The Importance of Stakeholders, Organisational Boundaries, Culture and Their Management (Carol A. Ireland). 3. Theoretically Driven Training and Consultancy: From Design to Evaluation (David Vickers, Eliza Morgan and Alice Moore). 4. Ethical Considerations in the Consultancy and Advisory Process (Susan Cooper and Martin Fisher). Part II: Consultancy and Advising from a Practical Perspective. 5. The Application of Cognitive Interview Techniques as Part of an Investigation (Andy Griffiths and Becky Milne). 6. Acting as the Consultant Advisor in a Crisis Situation (Martin Fisher and Carol A. Ireland). 7. Legal Consulting: Providing Expertise in Written and Oral Testimony (Jane L. Ireland). 8. The Development of a Practical Behavioural Change Framework: A Case Study within a National Law Enforcement Agency (Simon Keslake and Ian Pendlington). 9. Examining the Link between Performance and Employee Engagement in a Forensic Setting: Case Enough to Perform Well? (Suzy Dale). 10. Inspecting Secure Institutions (Louise Falshaw). 11. Effective Training in Action: From Contracting to Evaluation (Eliza Morgan, David Vickers and Alice Moore). 12. Systemic Failure and Human Error (Adrian Needs). 13. Project Management: Towards More Effective Applied Psychology (Roisin Hall and Donald Darroch). References. Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780470744789
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780470744789
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 0470744782

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