Working with mentally disordered people in secure facilities.
Forensic Mental Health Services assess and treat mentally disordered offenders and patients with major behavioural and mental health problems, in a range of secure health facilities and in the community, police stations, courts and prisons.
Research has contributed to major change in mental health legislation, facilities, and treatment and management initiatives, including a systematic approach to risk assessment and management.
These developments bring with them a substantial research and educational agenda to ensure improved patient care and public safety.
Example projects include:
The School of Forensic Mental Health was established in 2007 and is available to colleagues and associates from across the Forensic Network to assist with any teaching, training and research needs.
Get in touch with members of the Forensic Psychiatry group.
This article was published on Dec 1, 2011