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June 2015

Thursday 4th

CPA’s 76th Annual Convention & the 3rd NACCJPC

Ottawa, Ontario
Registration is now open for CPA’s 76th Annual Convention and the 3rd North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (NACCJPC), which are being held in conjunction with each other in Ottawa, Ontario, June 4-6, 2015.

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If you should have any issues please do not hesitate to contact us either by email at or by phone Kathy Lachapelle-Pétrin 613-237-2144 ext 330

Wednesday 10th

Body Search 2015

London, United Kingdom
A two-day conference addressing issues relating to screening people for entry to (or potentially exit from) areas requiring security controls. Topics to be addressed include: infiltration techniques, concealment methodologies, detection technologies, search protocols, suicidal terrorism, drug trafficking and discrimination and ethical concerns.

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Tuesday 16th

MASCA 2015 Conference

Golden Nugget Casino Hotel, Atlantic City. New Jersey
Check soon for information on Activities Schedule, Tentative Program Schedule and 2015 Workshop Descriptions

Arts In Corrections Conference

University of San Francisco
California Lawyers for the Arts and William James Association in collaboration with University of San Francisco are very pleased to announce that registration is open for our national conference: Arts in Corrections: Opportunities for Justice and Rehabilitation
June 16 to 19, 2015

This conference will provide a robust review of current trends in arts in corrections, including an overview of public policy, funding strategies, evaluation methods, and legislative trends. Special features include a one-day training program on Tuesday, June 16, led by experienced practitioners for artists who are new to the field; opportunities to build out the structure for a national coalition; and a showcase of the arts at San Quentin State Prison on Friday, June 19.

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Monday 22nd

Pre-Conference PCL-R Workshop

The Crane Resort, St. Philip Barbados
This workshop is intended primarily for psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health personnel who have the professional qualifications to conduct psychological assessments. It also is open to researchers and their graduate students, administrators, and personnel in the mental health and criminal justice systems (e.g., social workers, counselors, lawyers, probation officers, and law enforcement investigators) whose work requires, or would benefit from, knowledge about psychopathy, its measurement, and implications.

You will learn about:
- Conceptual and theoretical issues related to psychopathy
- Research on psychopathy as a risk factor for recidivism and violence, including sexual offending
- New research on the application of item response theory (IRT) to analyses of the discriminative ability of PCL-R items
- The structural properties of the PCL-R, PCL: SV, and PCL: YV
- The validity and reliability of the PCL-R with various offender and patient populations
- Administration and scoring of the PCL-R

If interested in registering for this Conference, Workshop or both, please contact Darkstone Research Group at to request a registration form and payment info.

Wednesday 24th

The 7th Annual Conference Criminology and Criminal Justice

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Abstract Submission Deadline (maximum 300 words in English): 1 March 2015

Presentation Type: Paper Presentation

Submission Guidelines (online submission only): For more information email

Enquiry: Mr Mok or (+85) 3442-2696

More information to follow so stay tuned!