Rosie Kitson-Boyce

Rosie Kitson-Boyce

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Psychology

Role

Rosie currently teaches on the BSc Psychology and BSc Psychology with Criminology courses at Nottingham Trent University, along with supervising both BSc and MSc research projects. Rosie is also part of supervision teams for both PhD and DPsych programme students, involving research in the field of Forensic Psychology.

Alongside her teaching role Rosie is undertaking research within the field of forensic psychology as part of the Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit (SOCAMRU) based at Nottingham Trent University.

Career overview

Prior to beginning the lecturing post at NTU, Rosie worked as a research assistant for the Sexual Offences Crime and Misconduct Research Unit at NTU. Before completing her PhD Rosie also worked at HMP Whatton as a psychology assistant.

Research areas

Rosie’s PhD was to explore the Core Member and Volunteer experience of a new prison-based model of Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA). CoSA is an initiative designed to support the reintegration of individuals previously convicted of sexual offences.

Research areas are focused within the field of forensic psychology. Rosie has specific academic and clinical experience in working with individuals previously convicted of sexual offences.

Opportunities arise to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD in the areas identified above.

Further information may be obtained on the NTU Research Degrees website https://www.ntu.ac.uk/research/research-degrees-at-ntu

Publications

Kitson-Boyce, R. (2018). Do CoSA work? A review of the literature. In Elliott, H., Hocken, K., Lievesley, R., Blagden, N., Winder, B., & Banyard, P. (Eds.) Sexual Crime and Circles of Support and Accountability. Palgrave. 10.1007/978-3-319-74823-8_3

Kitson-Boyce, R. (2018). The prison-based model of CoSA and its application in transitioning to the community. In Elliott, H., Hocken, K., Lievesley, R., Blagden, N., Winder, B., & Banyard, P. (Eds.). Sexual Crime and Circles of Support and Accountability. 10.1007/978-3-319-74823-8_4

Kitson-Boyce, R., Blagden, N., Winder, B., & Dillon, G. (in press). Ambiguous practice or additional accountability: What can be learnt from the first prison-based model of CoSA in England and Wales? Journal of Forensic Psychology: Research and Practice.

Kitson-Boyce, R., Blagden, N., Winder, B., & Dillon, G. (2018). ‘This time it’s different’ preparing for release through CoSA (The prison model): A phenomenological and repertory grid analysis. Sexual Abuse: A journal of research and treatment. 10.1177/1079063218775969 IF 3.44

Kitson-Boyce, R., Blagden, N., Winder, B., & Dillon, G. (2018). A prison-model of CoSA: The potential to offer ‘through the gate’ support and accountability. Journal of Sexual Aggression. 24,3. 294-310. 10.1080/13552600.2018.1509575 IF 0.796

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Press expertise

  • Psychology
  • Forensic psychology

Course(s) I teach on

  • Students standing next to a British Psychological Society sign
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/social-sciences/ug/2019-20/psychology-with-sociology

  • Students sitting at desk using pc's
    Undergraduate | Full-time | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/social-sciences/ug/2019-20/psychology

  • Student sitting at desk using pc
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/social-sciences/ug/2019-20/psychology-with-criminology