Diplomas and Certificates

Specialist Certificate in Criminology (Sexual Offender Management)

0.5 years part-time(part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International

This is an intensive post-graduate program taught over ten days, which provides professional training in the case management of sexual offenders. The course is designed for professionals who work with sexual offenders, but who may lack clinical qualifications to support their practices. The course gives participants the requisite knowledge about sexual offenders and case management practice approaches, together with practical skills in the assessment and effective management of this complex and difficult offender population.  This knowledge will assist practitioners to meet their professional responsibilities successfully and with the utmost confidence in their intervention practices.

The course comprises two subjects (Introduction to Sexual Offender Management and Advanced Practice in Sexual Offender Management) delivered by Dr. Mayumi Purvis, who holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Melbourne, and Ms. Simone Shaw, who holds a Masters in Forensic Psychology.  Both Dr. Purvis and Ms. Shaw are experienced practitioners in this field.   

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