Prison Safety and Reform: Restoring Stability, Transforming Lives
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Jessica Stubbs is a researcher at the Centre for Mental Health and has primarily been involved in exploring issues that affect the mental health and wellbeing of people in the Criminal Justice System. Over the past three and a half years, she has been evaluating the INTEGRATE model, an innovative psychological approach of working with young people affected by serious youth violence in the community. She has developed a peer-led research programme, supporting young people to conduct research on their experiences of the justice system. Jessica has also done research in prisons exploring what contributes to poor mental health and risk of suicide as well as conducting a mental health needs analysis in Immigration Removal Centres. She is currently studying Psychology and has a Masters in Evidence Based Social Intervention and a degree in Social Policy. Previously, she worked as a youth worker at Ebony Horse Club in Brixton.