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Ongoing Dr. Davina Walsh provides supervision to the Safer Lives Programme
from November 2014 Niamh O'Connor will conduct research on the psychological characteristics of parents accused of child maltreatment for her doctoral thesis for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at UCD 
26.11.2014 Dr. Randall will give a presentation on Intellectual Disability and Forensic Issues to psychologists working in the field of intellectual disability at St. John of God's Hospitaller Ministries
FPS will hold a symposium on "Forensic Practice in the Community" at the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland in Kilkenny.
Presentations include:
Dr. Davina Walsh: Towards a model of forensic psychology in Ireland
Ruth Groarke: Does forensic psychology assist its assistants?
Lisa Coyle: What do I do? The experience and challenges of the non-offending partner
Rioghnach O'Leary & Tim Trimble: "Sex Offender" - What's in a label?
Dr. Michael Leibowitz: Forensic psychotherapy: Is there a place for the unconscious?
14.11.2014 Dr. Jeanine de Volder and Siobhan NicCoitir will host a workshop at the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland in Kilkenny: Let's Talk About Sex: Managing sexual expression in clients with an intellectual disability




1/8/15.9.2014 Dr. Patrick Randall provided training on the assessment of psychopathology and personality to students on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at UCD in collaboration with Dr. Muireann McNulty
July/August 2014 Dr. Patrick Randall and Siobhan Nic Coitir provided training on positive behavioural support to the Anne Sullivan Centre
July 2014 Dr. Patrick Randall spoke on RTE Drivetime about the Jimmy Saville case
4.6.2014 Dr. Jeanine de Volder provided training on inappropriate sexual behaviours in people with intellectual disabilities or acquired brain injuries to Simplicitas
28.5.2014 Dr. Patrick Randall provided training on risk assessments with adolescents who display harmful sexual behaviours using the JSORAT and JSOAP II to the Northside Inter-Agency Project (NIAP)
26.3.2014 Dr. Davina Walsh gave a lecture to the European Law Students Association (ELSA) at NUI Maynooth on the services provided by Forensic Psychological Services
9.12.2013: Dr. Jeanine De Volder spoke on RTE Radio 1's "Drivetime" about the availability of treatment programmes for men who have sexually offended. Listen to the report from 1:56:40 
25.11.2013:      Dr. Patrick Randall spoke on RTE One's "Primetime" about slavery and controlling relationships. Watch the report in the first half of the show
22.11.2013: Dr. Patrick Randall spoke on RTE Radio's "News at One" about domestic slavery. Listen to the report.
15.11.2013: Maike Le Breton gave a lecture on "Intellectual Disability & Sexuality" to the MSc Rehabilitation & Disability Studies students at University College Dublin
FPS held a symposium on "Dilemmas and innovations in forensic practice" at the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland in Sligo.
Presentations included:

Siobhan Nic Coitir: Working with the resistant client in a forensic setting
Dr. Davina Walsh: Does the criminal justice system create criminals?
Maike Le Breton: False confessions: Risk factors,assessment and dilemmas
Dr. Patrick Randall & Dr. Jeanine De Volder: Psychometric in a forensic setting: When all else fails?