Health Webinar | Reflections on working with women in forensic mental healthcare

27 Jun 2022 6:30 PM

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This is a FREE WEBINAR on Health

Schedule : Jun 27th 2022 Time: 6:30 pm IST

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This talk will provide an outline to forensic mental healthcare in the UK and Nottinghamshire; the services, legal context and psychological treatment models employed to understand and intervene to reduce risk and enhance recovery. Personal reflections are provided in particular focussed on trauma-informed work with women with complex needs, detained for often lengthy periods under the Mental Health.


Rebecca Lawday, Consultant Forensic Psychologist

Rebecca Lawday is a Consultant Forensic Psychologist with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, where she is associate to the Medical Director, acting as Named Professional for safeguarding children and adults. Rebecca was the lead psychologist for medium secure women’s services at the East Midlands Centre for Forensic Mental Health for 15 years and is Director at Lawday Psychology Consulting Ltd. Rebecca also holds a consultant position as Honorary Assistant Professor with the University of Nottingham, School of Medicine, with whom she has collaborated on applied research and coordinating the supervision of forensic psychology doctoral trainees. Previous roles include psychologist in the high security prison estate, community, adult, older adult and with CAMHS. Her areas of special interest include safeguarding leadership, the impact of complex trauma, family violence, women’s offending and mental health, and the relationship between mental and physical health, especially as it pertains to self-injury and self-neglect.