Ruth Mann

Ruth Mann

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Ruth Mann BA, MSc, Phd as a BA in Psychology from the University of Warwick, an MSc in Applied Criminology from the University of London, and a PhD from the University of Leicester.
 
Ruth is a chartered and registered Forensic Psychologist employed by the National Offender Management Service, where she is the lead for Evidence to support Commissioning. In this role she monitors and translates research literature to support evidence-based commissioning, and conducts research projects designed to develop the evidence base.
 
Previously Ruth managed the national strategy for the assessment and treatment of sexual offending in NOMS, including the development, implementation, support and evaluation of sex offending treatment programmes in prison and probation.
 
Ruth began her career as a prison psychologist, serving in a high security prison. She then worked as a Sex Offending Treatment Programme Treatment Manager and  Head of Psychology in a large London prison, before moving to HM Prison Service Headquarters (now NOMS). In 2010, Ruth received the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Senior Award for her contribution to forensic psychology in the UK.  Ruth has authored or co-authored over 70 scholarly publications, mainly on topics related to the treatment of sexual offending, but also programme evaluations and large scale studies of risk factors for crime. Ruth has delivered numerous keynote presentations at international correctional-practitioner conferences.

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