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Trauma Resilience in UK Policing

 

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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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 .

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Read more at: Policing: The Job & The Life Survey hits the headlines

Policing: The Job & The Life Survey hits the headlines

Initial findings from the survey (funded by Police Care UK) hit headline news on 9th May across the UK.

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Read more at: Trauma Resilience Project on BBC Inside Out and Sussex Breakfast News

Trauma Resilience Project on BBC Inside Out and Sussex Breakfast News

BBC's Inside Out on January 28th covered much of the Trauma Resilience in UK Policing project.

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Read more at: NEW GUIDANCE: Self-Support Techniques After a Traumatic Incident

NEW GUIDANCE: Self-Support Techniques After a Traumatic Incident

Policing is exciting, challenging and often dangerous work.

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Read more at: UpBeat! 2019 Conference

UpBeat! 2019 Conference

Dr Jess Miller, Research Fellow for this Trauma Resilience in UK Policing project spoke at the 2019 national #UpBeat! conference about training in trauma processing techniques and the challenges of dealing with trauma exposure in Child Sexual Exploitation work.

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Read more at: Post-Incident Processing Techniques for New Recruits: GMP Early Success!

Post-Incident Processing Techniques for New Recruits: GMP Early Success!

Initial findings (September 2018) from the Post-Incident Trauma Processing Techniques RCT with new recruits at Greater Manchester Police already suggest that the techniques improve both wellbeing and recall...

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Blog "The Police Were Traumatised Before Covid19" June 2020

11 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...

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

16 April 2020

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...

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

14 April 2020

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...