Our trainers and consultants are internationally recognised as experts in the field of violence risk assessment. They are approved trainers and several members of our team have authored one or more risk assessment manual.

Dr David Cooke

Prof David Cooke is a Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist and former head of the Forensic Clinical Psychology service in Glasgow. He is the Professor of Forensic Clinical Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University and a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen in Norway. He undertakes research on psychopathic disorder and violence, and is interested in the clinical application of this research to risk assessment. He is the author of over 180 scientific books, monographs, chapters and research papers. He has published extensively on the PCL-R and psychopathy. He has served on the editorial board of a number of journals including; the International Journal of Forensic Mental Health and Criminal Behavior and Mental Health, the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Personality Disorder and Mental Health and Law and Human Behavior. He was an associate editor of Criminological and Legal Psychology from its inception until 2005 and a Consulting Editor for Psychological Assessment for 5 years. He was until recently an associate editor of the Journal of Personality Disorders. He has provided workshops on violence risk assessment and the assessment of psychopathy in the UK, Europe, North America, Middle East, Russia, Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean.

Dr Caroline Logan

Dr Caroline Logan is a Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist in the NHS and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. Presently, she is based in a secure forensic psychiatric service and consults widely across mental health and criminal justice agencies on issues to do with risk assessment and management. She maintains long-standing research and clinical interests in personality disorder and risk, on which she has published two books and numerous articles.  She is presently preparing a second edition of Managing Clinical Risk with Dr Lorraine Johnstone.  Dr Logan is both a clinical and a forensic psychologist and she has a DPhil in experimental psychology.