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CFBS awarded research grant to help identify patients at risk of self-harm

am at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science (CFBS) have been awarded a grant to commence a new research project to examine whether a risk assessment instrument – developed to help nurses identify patients at risk of imminent aggression – can be adapted to help identify people who may be at risk of deliberate self-harm.

Forensicare and Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science Annual Research Report 2019-2020

The Annual Research Report is now available. The Annual Research Report provides a comprehensive review of the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science (CFBS) and Forensicare’s research activities over the past 12 months. In addition to providing mental health services through inpatient, community-based and prison programs, Forensicare provides research, training and professional education in partnership with the CFBS at Swinburne University of Technology. This report provides details about our research program and the ways in which we are promoting continuous [...]

Dr Ashley Dunne, research fellow at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, has been awarded the Maconochie Prize.

Dr Ashley Dunne awarded the Maconochie Prize by Australian Psychological Society College of Forensic Psychologists

Dr Ashley Dunne, a research fellow at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, has been awarded the Maconochie Prize by the Australian Psychological Society of Forensic Psychologists. “Being in the early stages of my research career, I was extremely ecstatic and honoured to have won the Maconochie Prize,” Ashley said. “It is a really meaningful achievement for my work to be recognised and so highly regarded by the Australian Psychological Society College of Forensic Psychologists—the peak body of forensic psychology in Australia.” Ashley’s research: exploring maladaptive schemas and schema modes The [...]