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The Assessment and Treatment of Adult Firesetters, Wellington, 14 August

Mon, 14 August 2017

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Victoria University of Wellington

Monday 14th August 2017, 9am-5.00pm
School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
Course Leaders: Professor Theresa Gannon and Dr Nichola Tyler

This workshop offers training on best practice approaches to the assessment and treatment of adult firesetters. The training covers: (1) Characteristics and Theoretical Explanations of Firesetting, (2) Treatment Needs and Risk Assessment with Firesetters, (3) Treatment of
Firesetters.

As part of this training delegates are provided with formal training on the delivery of two new evidence based interventions for firesetters: The Firesetting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIPMO) and the Firesetting Intervention Programme for Prisoners (FIPP).
The FIP-MO is a specialist firesetting intervention which has been developed for use with male and female offenders with a mental/personality disorder. The FIPP is a specialist firesetting intervention which has been developed for use with prisoners.

Audience: This training is likely to be of interest to academics and professionals working with individuals who have engaged in deliberate firesetting including those working within correctional services, mental health services, fire and rescue services, probation, and the criminal justice
system.

Additional information: The training includes a copy of either the FIP-MO or FIPP manual for all delegates along with all reading and training materials to enable them to run the programme.
Delegates select in advance which programme manual they would like to receive as part of the training to meet their professional needs.

$400 (NZD). Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

How to book:
Contact Louise Dixon at Louise.Dixon@vuw.ac.nz or on 04 463 6548