This module covers:
The history of the development of services for mentally disordered offenders
Secure care and current facilities for mentally disordered offenders and those who require similar services
Services for mentally disordered offenders as part of the range of care in institutions and the community
Current developments and future requirements
The history of the development of prison medical services
Imprisonment and mental disorder
Suicide in prisons
Treatment of psychiatric disorder in penal institutions
Module Attendance Required
TUESDAY AFTERNOONS 13:30 to 16:30
October 1st (introductory day starts 11am), 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
One 4000 word essay critiquing the development of one aspect of services for mentally disordered offenders or aspects of the prison experience of a mentally disordered individual.
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
Dr Sharon Riordan, Programme Leader and Lecturer in Forensic Mental Health Care, University of Birmingham
Guest lecturers – all specialists in the field of Forensic Mental health
Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. To apply, please contact Angela Oakley, Programme Administrator, tel 0121 678 3088, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee if taken as a stand alone course
For further information on fees please contact the Programme Administrator
Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course
All applications will be considered individually.