Wednesday, 14th of October, 17:00 – 19:00
By attending the seminar, you will have the opportunity to meet one of our Social Partners called ‘Forensic Psychology Practice (FPP Ltd)’ and investigate the opportunity for your own supervised experience during your practical Year in the MSc Forensic Psychology at UCLan Cyprus.
The seminar will focus on presenting Forensic Psychology Practice (FPP Ltd), which is a Forensic psychology practice company located in the UK. The presenter will include a brief history of the company, staff, and the type of work that the company conducts, including examples of psychometric testing and risk assessments. Additionally, examples of clients and cases will be discussed.
UCLan’s Cyprus students’ experiences while working at FPP will be presented, including skills that they develop and other benefits. An overview on challenges that trainees may encounter when working in a private practice company will be discussed.
Presenter: Dr Yianna Armosti
Academic qualifications: BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc Forensic Psychology (Hons), Doctorate in Forensic Psychology (ForenPsyD).
Professional Bodies: Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society and affiliate member of Division of Forensic Psychology. Registered Forensic Psychologist, Health & Care Professions Council (no: PYL 34317). Registered Forensic Psychologist in Cyprus (18141/502). Registered Psychologist with the EuroPsy (European Certificate in Psychology).
Experience: Dr Armosti has worked for five years in Forensic Psychology Practice and has experience in the Assessment of parents and children in the context of Child Protection Proceedings and preparation of expert witness reports for Magistrates, County and Crown Courts in England and Wales. She has been involved in the preparation of risk and treatment needs’ assessments and of formulations to inform management plans for high-risk offenders managed by Probation Services across Derbyshire and West Mercia. Dr Armosti has experience of working in in-patient settings, including low and medium secure units. This has involved working in a medium secure unit with adolescents with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and in Brooklands Hospital which is a specialised service for people with Intellectual Disabilities. Whilst working in these services she was responsible for conducting risk assessments, preparing and delivering group and individual treatment, preparing reports for the Care Programme Approach and Mental Health Review Tribunals and providing training for multi-disciplinary professionals.
For more information please contact Dr. Lilia Psalta Course Leader of the MSc Forensic Psychology at [email protected] or Dr. Vasiliki Chrystodoulou, Forensic Psychology Lecturer at [email protected]