Short Courses

Risk: A relational perspective

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Risk: A relational perspective


This eight week course, delivered in London and Leeds, offers you an innovative framework for understanding the complex and subtle issues involved in assessing and managing the risk of violence and sexual offending.  You may work in a variety of services, social care, forensic mental health and the criminal justice system.

This course is for you if you work in criminal justice or mental health settings and come into contact with individuals who present a risk of harm to others. You may be a clinician or practitioner who assess and manages risk of harm to self or others in individuals with severe psychopathology in secure and community settings.

In order to undertake this course, we ask that you:

  • are a clinician or practitioner working in generic mental health services, social care, forensic mental health and the criminal justice system.

Although there are no formal academic entry requirements, we ask that you have had some previous learning /experience in the basics of psychodynamic theory.

For further information and how to apply please go to the Tavistock and Portman website or contact the NSCAP Course Administrator on 0113 855 8750 or via nscap.lypft@nhs.net. The course will run on Thursdays from January to March 2018.


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