Scottish Association for the Study of Offending

Behaviour Change Programmes in Criminal Justice Social Work: working with men who commit sex offences and domestic abuse offences

The first meeting of the SASO Dumfries & Galloway Branch autumn 2013-14 seminar series will take place this evening, Thursday 19th September 2013, at 5.30 pm at the CJSW Community Payback Workshop, 8 King Street, Dumfries, commencing at 5.30 pm.

Guest speakers:  Catherine Knipe and Gavin Thin-Smith from the CJSW Programme Delivery Team and Alison Bell, Caledonian Women's Service Worker.

All welcome.  

For full details of the Dumfries & Galloway Branch autumn programme available here.

Lighthouse Lectures 2013/14 - Strange Psychologies

Dr Kathy Charles, Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University will be delivering a series of four public lectures at the Lighthouse, Glasgow over the coming months.  The theme of her lectures is "Strange Psychologies" with topics covering "Deviant Sexuality",  "Criminal Profiling",  Narcissism" and "British Serial Killers".  For more information and to register attendance, see the attached flyer or visit Lighthouse Lectures.


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From Policing to Prisons

The first meeting of the SASO Edinburgh Branch 2013-14 seminar series will be held on Tuesday 1st October, 5.30 pm, Edinburgh Sheriff Court.  Guest speaker  David Strang QPM, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland will give a keynote presentation entitled  "From Policing to Prisons".   

Full details of all SASO Edinburgh Branch events available here.


Whole Systems Approach in Fife

Fife Branch Meeting:  Tuesday 3 September 2013:  6 pm for 6.30 pm start

Guest Speaker:  Shona Williams, Team Manager, Young Persons Team 

Venue:  Forth House, Kirkcaldy

Glasgow Annual Conference Thursday 9th May 2013

"Crime, Justice and Liberty in the Technological Age" - Chair: Ruth Wishart, broadcaster and journalist

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