Jennifer Hadden BSc (Hons) MSc C. Psychol

Jennifer graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2006 with a BSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice. She went on to complete an MSc in Forensic Psychology in 2010 at the University of Central Lancashire whilst employed by the Prison Service as a Forensic Psychologist in Training. Jennifer worked for the Prison Service in various roles for 15 years. During this time, she gained experience in delivering and supervising a range of accredited interventions, predominantly working with high-risk males who had committed either general violence or intimate partner violence.

Whilst working for the prison service Jennifer gained extensive experience in compiling parole directed risk assessment reports, and various other assessments such as cognitive functioning and personality assessments.

Jennifer took a position as a Qualified Psychologist in 2016 after being awarded a doctoral-level Qualification in Forensic Psychology. She worked in a Category B establishment completing a range of risk assessments with complex high-risk adult males and provided a consultancy role to Offender Supervisors regarding the Offender Personality Disorder Pathway. She also delivered one-to-one interventions including psychoeducation and adapted work with individuals who could not access group-based courses due to low cognitive functioning. Jennifer also undertook a clinical supervisory role regarding accredited intervention assessments.

More recently Jennifer began working in the field of forensic mental health and is based within NHS high secure services working with adult males who have acute mental health needs.