How can analysis and diagnosis help to prevent sexual offences?
25 January 2024, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
The panel of speakers will discuss how research can contribute to the prevention of sexual offences.
This event is free.
UCL Centre for Education and Criminal Justice
Based on their research and work, the speakers will talk about the risk and protective factors of sexual offending, as well as discuss how sexual offences can be prevented and how relapse can be reduced. The audience can gain valuable insight into the analysis, diagnosis and prevention of sexual offending.
About the Speakers
Professor of Criminology at University of the West of England
Kieran McCartan is a Professor of Criminology at the University of the West of England. He researches a range of areas including the prevention of a response to sexual abuse, as well as trauma-informed practice.
Assistant Professor in Developmental and Educational Psychology at “G. D’Annunzio” University of Chieti and Pescara (Italy)
Giulio D’Urso PhD is an Assistant Professor in Developmental and Educational Psychology at the Department of Psychological Sciences, Health and Territory of “G. D’Annunzio” University of Chieti and Pescara (Italy). His research interests concern risk and protective factors in adolescence, sexual minorities, bullying and victimisation, and sexual abuse.
Professor of Social Psychology at Mercatorum Universitas, Rome (Italy)
Irene Petruccelli PhD is a Professor of Social Psychology at Mercatorum Universitas, Rome, Italy. Her research interests pertain to the social-cognitive analysis of sex offenders, aimed at structuring interventions to prevent recidivism.