Centre for Forensic
Behavioural Science

Events

We host seminars and events featuring leading researchers in the fields of forensic behavioural science, forensic psychology and forensic mental health.

Swinburne Celebrates Research Conference 2017

We're celebrating research at Swinburne in a 2-day event at Hawthorn, featuring renowned keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, opportunities for professional development, industry engagement, mentoring and advice.


Understanding, Assessing and Treating Adult Firesetters

This workshop for mental health and correctional professionals provides the most up to date local research conducted at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, and cutting-edge international research and best-practice approaches on the assessment and


Safer communities safer relationships

An international conference in Prato, Italy on generating solutions for reducing persistent violence and other serious offending.


Past events

Understanding, Assessing and Treating Adult Firesetters

This workshop for mental health and correctional professionals will provide up-to-date information from ongoing local and international research and best-practice approaches on the assessment and treatment of deliberate firesetters.


2016

Podcast - Assessing the Needs of Indigenous People in Custody: Looking Beyond Law and Order

Listen to Dr Stephane Shepherd's lecture as part of the University of Sydney's Ideas Series. Dr Shepherd is a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar in Cultural Competence at Swinburne.


R U OK? Day

Have a conversation that could change a life - ask a friend R U OK? Get resources from our lunchtime stall and join activities.


The role of psychology in facilitating torture: mistakes, missteps, and corrections

The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (Victoria) invites all to the second 2016 Twilight Soiree with Professor Barry Rosenfeld from Fordham University, New York.


Can we treat stalking?: development and evaluation of a treatment program for stalking offenders

Join Professor Barry Rosenfeld from Fordham University, New York to hear about the development and evaluation of a treatment program for stalking offenders.


2015

A lifetime of madness and mayhem | Professor Paul Mullen

In this talk, preeminent forensic psychiatrist Professor Paul Mullen, shares insights from a lifetime of working with people with mental illness and those who engage in violent behaviour.


Annual ANZAPPL Victoria Public Lecture

Professor Michael Daffern presents on "Improving outcomes for violent offenders and reducing violent behaviours: Where to next?"


Young people and the law

An international conference in Prato, Italy on approaches to care, corrections and intervention.