Dr. Phil Woods

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: risk assessment and management, violence, mental health, and forensic mental health practice.

Phil Woods, PhD., is an Associate Professor with the College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan. He trained as a mental health nurse in the United Kingdom and is a registered psychiatric nurse in Saskatchewan. Dr. Woods has a PhD in Nursing Studies. He has an extensive personal portfolio of forensic-related research.

He is a well-known author of mental health and forensic nursing articles and books. His specific research interests are risk assessment and management, violence prediction, and developing mental health and forensic mental health practice. Dr. Woods is currently undertaking research projects involving Saskatchewan psychiatric acute units, forensic units and correctional institutions in relation to violence prediction, and risk assessment and management.