Samantha Bond (MSc in Forensic Psychology, BA (Hons) in Criminology & Psychology) is an Assistant Psychologist at CCATS. She is a Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Forensic Psychology. Her role is to support Chartered Psychologists in conducting psychological assessments and therapy. Samantha is trained in a number of risk and protective assessment tools (J-SOAP II, SAVRY and SAPROF) and treatment programmes including Life Minus Violence Enhanced (LMV-E) © (Ireland et al, 2009), which is a cognitive behavioural therapeutic package designed to reduce risk of aggression amongst forensic populations.
Samantha has a range of prior experience working with victims of crime and in a mentoring capacity with women at risk of offending within a women’s service. Samantha began at CCATS as a volunteer where her role was to assist the Chartered Psychologists in research, session planning and writing reports.