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Emma Jones

Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB309

+44 (0) 1772 89 5117

EJones14@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Mental Health Division

Emma completed her degree in mental health nursing at UCLan and enjoyed it that much she returned as a facilitator of learning. Following the completion of her degree she worked in a medium secure hospital before becoming a team practitioner at a Forensic Outreach Service in which she continues to have a clinical role. She completed her MSc in personality disorder in 2013 and PGCert in Education in 2014, both at UCLan. She is currently studying a doctorate in health, also at UCLan.

Full Profile

Emma Jones is a facilitator of learning within the Mental Health Division in the School of Nursing. She has involvement in a number of pre-registration nursing modules and module leads both undergraduate and postgraduate personality disorder modules up to masters level. Prior to her current position she was a Team Practitioner within a Forensic In-Reach Team in which she continues clinical work. This includes working closely with teams across Lancashire Care NHS Trust in prison, community, inpatient and secure settings, providing both specialist risk assessment and risk management advice. As part of her clinical role she leads work around outcome measures for the team and is also involved in completing a service evaluation of the community personality disorder pathway with local probation services.

Emma has previously worked as a nurse in a secure hospital and throughout this period worked consistently with students as a mentor and sign off mentor. She developed a student group, updated the secure services student procedure and produced a student information booklet. During this time she was also a guest lecturer at the University of Cumbria.

Emma completed her degree in mental health nursing at UCLan. She completed her MSc in personality disorder (research) in 2013 and PGCert in Health and Social Care Education in 2014, both at UCLan. She is currently studying her Professional Doctorate in Health, also at UCLan with the title- The felt experience of the therapeutic relationship between service users with antisocial personality disorder and student mental health nurses. She is also involved in a number of other research projects.

Emma is heavily involved in public engagement activities, including leading the College of Health and Wellbeing's input into the Lancashire Science Festival and Junior University programme. She is also an organiser of the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge with Army medical services. She performed in the final at British Science Week with her demo 'become a neurotransmitter or antipsychotic'.

Emma's main areas of interest are; personality disorders; especially antisocial, the therapeutic relationship and student nurse development. She is highly motivated in exploring ways of making learning fun and interactive.

 

Publications

Jones, E. S., & Wright, K. M. (2015). "They're Really PD Today": An exploration of mental health nursing students' perceptions of developing a therapeutic relationship with patients with a diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder. International Journal Of Offender Therapy And Comparative Criminology. Online.

Jones, E. S., & Meek, J. (2015). Article review: Impact of nursing intervention on improving HIV, hepatitis knowledge and mental health among homeless young adults (Nyamathi et al; 2013). HIV Nursing.

Meek, J., & Jones, E. S. (2015). Book review: Sexual and reproductive health at a glance. HIV Nursing.

Jones, E. (2009). Assertive outreach in the context of the care programme approach. Mental Health Practice, 12(7), 24-29.


Conferences

International Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) Conference 2013

UCLan undergraduate conference 2013

UCLan Learning and Teaching conference 2014

Cheshire and Wirral NHS Trust Personality Disorder conference 2014

Community Women's group 2014

British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder 2015

UCLan Authenticity to Action 2015

Presenter at British Science Week at UCLan 2015

Key note presenter at Lancashire Science Festival 2015

Presenter at UCLan learning and teaching conference 2015

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

BSc Pre-registration nursing; first year cross field modules and mental health specific modules

Module leader of undergraduate and post graduate personality disorder modules; level 5 to masters level

MSc in mental health nursing module leader

Lead for e-learning modules

UCLan staff training on self-harm

Supervision of masters students

Open events, open day team and college link role

Public engagement involvement

Lead for the Lancashire Science Festival for the College

Junior university programme

Yorkshire Three Peaks organiser

Conferences

International Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) Conference 2013

UCLan undergraduate conference 2013

UCLan Learning and Teaching conference 2014

Cheshire and Wirral NHS Trust Personality Disorder conference 2014

Community Women's group 2014

British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder 2015

UCLan Authenticity to Action 2015

Presenter at British Science Week at UCLan 2015

Key note presenter at Lancashire Science Festival 2015

Presenter at UCLan learning and teaching conference 2015


Social Media

Emma leads the College of Health and Wellbeing social media group.

She developed and runs the UCLan mental health twitter page @uclanmh and is a lead academic on the health courses Facebook pages.

@jones23emma #mentalhealthnursesrock!

Emma Jones LinkedIn

UCLan connected alumni

Research Gate

Projects

Projects with the Forensic Outreach Service including leading work around outcome measures.

Service evaluation of the community personality disorder pathway with probation services.

Student support group developer and chair at a secure hospital.

Author of a secure service student information booklet.

External Affiliations and Roles

Clinical role with the Forensic Outreach Service, Lancashire Care NHS Trust.

Links with community women's groups including presenting and running workshops at a community event for a women’s charity.

Memberships

NMC
British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder member