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Public Seminar Talk by Dr Tammi Walker on Self-harm & women offenders: The response of the Criminal Justice System

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014

Public seminar on Self-harm and women offenders: The response of the Criminal Justice System.

Organised by the Applied Social Research Group


Dr. Tammi Walker: Lecturer in Forensic Psychology and Chartered Psychologist, University of Bradford.

Tammi has researched self-harm in secure environments since 2006. In conjunction with Professor Kathryn Abel [PI], Professor Jenny Shaw and Professor Chris Roberts from the University of Manchester, she is currently undertaking a randomised controlled pilot (funded by the National Institute of Health Research) to evaluate a women-centred interpersonal intervention for self-harm in women’s prisons. For her doctorate in Psychology, she investigated self-harming behaviour in women with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder in mental health services.

Carol Williams
: Governor (Head of Security & Intelligence), Styal Women’s Prison.

Carol joined the Prison Service in 1986 and worked as an Officer on the female and male wings at HMP Risley. In 2005, she transferred to HMP Styal (a female prison), on promotion to a Governor and she now has responsibility for Security & Intelligence.

Date: Wednesday, 5th March 2014.

Time: 2pm – 4pm.

Programme: Presentations by the key speakers, to be followed by audience discussion.

Venue: Room G21, Richmond Building,University of Bradford, Great Horton Road BD7 1DP:

How to book: FULLY BOOKED

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