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Email: Jacqueline Tallent
Background and research interests
Jacqueline Tallent is a Research Fellow at the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health. She is currently working on her PhD in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at Canterbury Christ Church University. In her PhD, she is exploring the social networks of mental health prisoners after their release from prison. Her previous degrees include a BSc (Hons) Biology/Psychology from Trent University, Ontario, Canada, and an M.Sc. Forensic Psychology from Surrey University, United Kingdom.
Throughout Jacqueline’s research career, she has worked in High- and Medium-Secure Psychiatric Hospital, Category A-C HM Prisons, and Community Mental Health Teams. Her particular interest is in researching mental health and criminal justice, and she is aiming to develop a systematic review on Arts and Criminal Justice for the Centre.
As a Research Fellow in the De Haan Centre, Jacqueline is currently working alongside Centre staff on a range of projects including choral singing for people with a learning disability and singing for people who have a diagnosis of COPD. Jacqueline is also working on the Parkinson’s Sing to Beat project which is an International collaboration with colleagues in Australia.
- Moore, J., Phillips, J., Tallent, J. , Coren, E. (2021) Impacts of participating in a choir on health and wellbeing of adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Music, Health and Wellbeing.
- MacInnes, D., Khan, A. A., Hove, F., Dyson, H., Grandi, T., Parrott, J. and Tallent, J. 2020. Supporting prisoners with mental health needs in the transition to RESETtle in the community: the RESET study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-021-02045-5
- Tallent, J, MacInnes, D. and Parrott, J. (2018) Evaluating a Supportive Through-the-Gate Programme for Ex-Prisoners with Mental Health Needs – (The RESET Study). In: International Association of Forensic Mental Health Service, 12-14 June, Antwerp, Belgium.
- Tallent, J, MacInnes, D. and Parrott, J. (2017) Evaluating a Supportive Release Programme for Ex-Prisoners with Mental Health Needs - A Mixed Methods Design with Social Network Analysis. In: International Association of Forensic Mental Health Service, 13-15 June, Split, Croatia.
- Tallent, J. and Parrott, J. (2017) Parenting in medium secure unit. (In press)
- MacInnes, D., Kinane, C., Parrott, J., Craig, T., Eldridge, S., Marsh, I., Mansfield, J. and Priebe, S. (2016) A Pilot Cluster Randomised trial to assess the effect of a structured communication approach on quality of life in secure mental health settings: The ComQuol Study. BMC Psychiatry 16, 1, 335.