Dr Giada Del Fabbro
TOPIC: Frisking the White Collar: How to profile fraud and corruption in organisations
Dr Giada Del Fabbro obtained her Masters in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent (Canterbury) in 2001, after completing her BSc Hons (Applied Psychology) at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1999. She subsequently completed a Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Psychology in 2006. She is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa in the category of Clinical Psychologist (Independent Practice) as well as with the British Psychological Society as a Graduate Member and American Psychological Association as an International Affiliate. She is currently working in private practice as a clinical and forensic psychologist.
She has considerable clinical, assessment and therapeutic experience in the field of child and adolescent psychology, having worked for two years in the child outpatient clinic at Weskoppies hospital, as well as Tara Child Clinic and Ward. She works from a predominantly psychoanalytic and attachment theory frame and has run workshops on dialectical behaviour therapy for adolescents and children. She is also involved in lecturing and training intern psychologists and psychiatry registrar in the areas of psychotherapy, child psychotherapy and personality disorders. She applies her forensic training in civil matters such as custody assessments, mediation and case management for divorce cases; criminal matters in the form of sentencing reports for court and assessment of criminal responsibility; and to the corporate sector with regards to debt counselling, profiling of risk with regards to fraud and corruption in the field of recruitment and selection as well as organisational processes.
1996-1999 University of the Witwatersrand B.Sc. cum laude
1999-2000 University of the Witwatersrand BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology with distinction
2001-2002 University of Kent at Canterbury M.Sc. Forensic Psychology cum laude
2005-2007 University of Pretoria MA Clinical Psychology
2002-2006 University of Pretoria PhD Psychology with distinction
Membership of professional bodies
Graduate member British Psychological Society (125632)
Health Professions Council of South Africa (PS 0097659)
Member of task team for the development of Education and Training Guidelines as well as Scope of Practice for Forensic Psychology, HPCSA Board of Psychology (2009)
Member of Scientific Council for International Psychology Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2012
Member of Scientific and Co-ordinating Committee SAACAPAP International Conference, July 2011
Member of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, January 2013