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Trauma Resilience in UK Policing

 
Read more at: New Police Traumatic Events Checklist now published!

New Police Traumatic Events Checklist now published!

Police Care UK and the PFEW have worked with the University of Cambridge to produce the first UK Police Traumatic Events Checklist (PTEC) designed to represent the most frequently reported "worst jobs" which officers and staff experience in the service. The tool is being congitively tested in 2021 to demonstrate its value...


Read more at: Dr Jess Miller with Prof Neil Greenberg in discussion on the latest on trauma

Dr Jess Miller with Prof Neil Greenberg in discussion on the latest on trauma

In March, Jess was lucky enough to spend some quality time with one of her trauma resilience guru's, Prof Neil Greenberg, catching up with the latest research on all things TRiM, TIPT, reseilience and peer support. The best take home message is that resilience is about knowing when to ask for help and that, as with so many...


Read more at: Jess in reindeer ears says Merry Christmas with Mind

Jess in reindeer ears says Merry Christmas with Mind

For everyone who has supported the work of the Trauma Resilience in UK Policing project with Police Care UK, this is for you too, courtesy of Mind. A lovely 6 minutes of positivity (click here to hear it from me to you at 5m33 secs ; )


Read more at: PTSD and CPTSD in UK Police: Prevalence rates published

PTSD and CPTSD in UK Police: Prevalence rates published

The full peer-reviewed article setting the UK's first ever Police PTSD and CPTSD prevalence rates (at 12% and 8%, equating to one in five with any form of PTSD) is published in Psychological Medicine and available here , now.


Read more at: Supporting Police through Covid & Black Lives Matter: Blog August 2020

Supporting Police through Covid & Black Lives Matter: Blog August 2020

"The most important thing is to allow the police to talk..and we need to make the effort to listen. That’s the only way we’re going to improve.” In this article from Mental Health at Work, Dr Jess Miller talks to Beckett Frith about the challenges faced by the police as public sympathy wanes due to the lockdown and the...


Read more at: Blog "The Police Were Traumatised Before Covid19" June 2020

Blog "The Police Were Traumatised Before Covid19" June 2020

Jessica Brown's 'Stories To Sit With' article on police trauma exposure is worth a read, narrating experiences of life on the job and the reality of lessons that need to be learned in trauma exposure management. The article also features the Trauma Resilience in UK Policing project with Police Care UK and the Department of...


Read more at: Dr Jess Miller talks to Che Donald (PFEW) on Covid19 Resilience for officers

Dr Jess Miller talks to Che Donald (PFEW) on Covid19 Resilience for officers

Police officers and staff are facing new challenges in unprecedented conditions during the pandemic. Repeated exposure to sudden deaths, lack of time to process incidents before the next job and anxiety over bringing the virus back into the home are key issues on which the Police Federation of England & Wales want to...


Read more at: Jess in conversation with Rick Hanson about Covid19 & The Policing Brain:

Jess in conversation with Rick Hanson about Covid19 & The Policing Brain:

On Thursday 9th April Jess had the privilege of talking with Dr Rick Hanson about trauma resilience for Police during the Covid19 pandemic. Listen here Rick Hanson, Ph.D. , is a psychologist and New York Times best-selling author. He’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and meditation centers...


Read more at: Early Career Award Winner

Early Career Award Winner

Dr Jess Miller won the University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Award for her work on police mental health.


Read more at: Dr Jess Miller in Channel 4 Dispatches: how do police officers cope with repeated assaults?

Dr Jess Miller in Channel 4 Dispatches: how do police officers cope with repeated assaults?

Our lead researcher, Dr Jess Miller, was interviewed by former policeman Dan Clark-Neal for Channel 4 Dispatches .


Latest news

New Police Traumatic Events Checklist now published!

21 April 2021

Police Care UK and the PFEW have worked with the University of Cambridge to produce the first UK Police Traumatic Events Checklist (PTEC) designed to represent the most frequently reported "worst jobs" which officers and staff experience in the service. The tool is being congitively tested in 2021 to demonstrate its value...

Dr Jess Miller with Prof Neil Greenberg in discussion on the latest on trauma

12 March 2021

In March, Jess was lucky enough to spend some quality time with one of her trauma resilience guru's, Prof Neil Greenberg, catching up with the latest research on all things TRiM, TIPT, reseilience and peer support. The best take home message is that resilience is about knowing when to ask for help and that, as with so many...

Jess in reindeer ears says Merry Christmas with Mind

20 December 2020

For everyone who has supported the work of the Trauma Resilience in UK Policing project with Police Care UK, this is for you too, courtesy of Mind. A lovely 6 minutes of positivity (click here to hear it from me to you at 5m33 secs ; )