ID: NEWS-140524 14 May 2024

New Webinar on Staff Wellbeing in Corrections: Highlights from Recent Research

The webinar will provide an enlightening dive into the latest research, featuring a stellar line-up of internationally renowned speakers, each providing unique perspectives on the theme.

In a remarkable initiative, a webinar focused on the critical theme of 'Staff Wellbeing in Corrections' is scheduled for 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM, Australian Eastern Time, on 6 June 2024. The session will be held via Zoom, with meeting details to be communicated to registered participants.
Our webinar features an impressive lineup of esteemed speakers, each one a respected figure in their field of research. They will be sharing unique perspectives based on their extensive research and vast experience:
Dr. Olivia Miller, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia. Olivia has been working on an extensive research project exploring the wellbeing of correctional officers. She will present a qualitative thematic analysis and large-scale survey exploring correctional officer wellbeing, focusing on the significant impact that correctional officer wellbeing can have on prison residents and correctional organisations. Her research underscores the importance of not only alleviating symptoms of psychopathology but also enhancing wellbeing.
Professor Rose Ricciardelli, a Professor and Research Chair in Safety, Security and Wellness at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. Rose will be sharing her findings from a national comparison and replication study on the mental health and wellbeing of Canadian provincial and territorial correctional workers pre- and during- COVID-19. Her research provides important insights into the mental health conditions of operational correctional workers, particularly during challenging times such as the ongoing pandemic. 
Professor Maria Elena Magrin, a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Milan-Bicocca, and also the Deputy Rector of the activities of the University Penitentiary Hub. Maria will discuss the wellbeing of Italian prison police personnel, and the system actions implemented for psychological support. She will share insights from her experience in contributing to a structured and permanent system of well-being promotion actions for Prison Police personnel in Italy.
Registration for this must-attend event is now open. Interested participants can email to [email protected] or [email protected] to register. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain unique insights into staff wellbeing in corrections from leading researchers in the field.
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