Symposia

Dr Rajan Darjee1,2,5, Dr  Michael  Davis2,3,4,5 1Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, 2Forensicare, Melbourne, Australia, 3University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 4Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 5Private Practice, Melbourne, Melbourne Sexual homicide is a rare but particularly devastating form of offence that...
  • August 10, 2021
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Dr Gunvant Patel1, Dr Prashant Pandurangi1, Sam Calvin1, Marshall Watson1, Yolisha Singh1 1Private Practice, Carlton, Australia The increased scrutiny of racism following the murder of George Floyd and the racial disparity in outcomes during the COVID pandemic has thrown a...
  • August 10, 2021
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Mr Grant Blake1, Professor James Ogloff1, Associate Professor Rachael Fullam1, Dr Chelsea Leach2 1Centre For Forensic Behavioural Science, Swinburne University, Alphington, Australia, 2Grant Blake Psychology, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, Australia, 3Forensic Children and Youth Mental Health Service, Brisbane, Australia...
  • August 10, 2021
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Dr Benjamin Spivak1, Dr  Stephane  Shepherd1, Linda  Ashford1, Samantha Venner1 1Swinburne University Of Technology Risk assessment instruments are employed in various sectors of the criminal justice system to measure the probability of recidivism and to guide decision making around treatment,...
  • August 10, 2021
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Dr Chris Lennings1, Dr Katie Seidler1 1Lsc Psychology, Sydney, Australia Family Court mental health professionals face a dilemma when responding to terms of reference that require the analysis of claims of sexual abuse. There are two primary contradictory forces in...
  • August 10, 2021
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Dr Andrew Carroll1,2,4, Mr Tim Marsh3 1Our Curious Minds, Melbourne, , 2Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Alphington , 3Foleys List, Melbourne, , 4Forensicare, Clifton Hill In August 2020, the Victorian Court of Appeal handed down its...
  • August 10, 2021
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Dr Amee Baird1, Professor Jeanette Kennett1, Dr Eliabeth Schier1 1Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia   When a murder is committed by an elderly person, the question of whether they have any cognitive impairment may be raised. A specific type of dementia,...
  • August 7, 2018
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