The impact of austerity on the role of sex offender reintegration and community engagement

The conference was jointly hosted by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and De Montford University, on 20 April 2016 at UWE Bristol.

The conference focused on the challenges, considerations and innovations surrounding sexual harm in an age of austerity.

See the keynote conference and workshop presentations below.

Keynote conference presentations

Sex offender treatment and mental health provision in Canada: Working in partnerships
Dr Heather Moulden (McMaster University, Canada)

Working with high risk sex offenders: Treatment and reintegration
Geraldine Akerman (HMP Grendon)

Innovations and partnership working in preventing online child sexual abuse
Sir Richard Tilt (Internet Watch Foundation)

Workshop presentations

Health economics and sexual harm
Professor Jane Powell (UWE Bristol)

Sex offender policy and practice in the United States
Dr Andrew Harris, (University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA)

Taking a public health, preventative approach to sexual harm
Dr Kieran McCartan, (UWE Bristol) and Jon Brown (NSPCC)

Key considerations in therapeutic engagement: Improving treatment one person at a time
David Prescott, (Director of Professional Development and Clinical Director for the Becket Family of Services, Maine, USA)

 

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