Route Leader for MSc Forensic Psychology and MSc Psychology & Criminology
HCPC Registered Psychologist (Forensic)
I gained Chartered status with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and full membership of the Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) in 2004. I am also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), awarded in recognition of several years' experience and contribution to the field of psychology.
I am a practitioner psychologist (Forensic), registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
I have worked within the criminal justice field for over fifteen years and have a wealth of experience working with offenders.
I have hands-on experience of delivering, supervising and managing offending behaviour programmes, within custodial and community settings.
I am experienced in the use of a number of assessment tools used within the field, particularly in the assessment of risk.
I have extensive experience in writing and supervising reports, and presenting these within a range of settings.
I have worked within and managed multi-disciplinary teams and I have managed and supervised trainee forensic psychologists.
I joined the Psychology department at MMU in August 2013.
I am route leader for the MSc Forensic Psychology (BPS Accredited) and the MSc Psychology and Criminology.
I am unit leader for the MSc Dissertation unit, and the Theory and Practice in Forensic Psychology unit. I also teach on other MSc units: Offender Assessment and Treatment, and Psychology and Law.
J. Walker, J. Ashby, N. Gredecki, E. Tarpey (2017). Gender representations of female perpetrators of intimate partner violence. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research.
R. Hargate, S. Howden, E. Tarpey, T. Walker (2017). The PARALLEL Study (imPAct of expeRiencing Another’s seLf harm and suicidaL bEhaviour in hospitaL). The Journal of Forensic Practice. 19(4), pp.258-268.
E. Tarpey, H. Friend (2016). A place to call home: perspectives on offender community reintegration. The Journal of Forensic Practice. 18(4), pp.283-291.
EJ. Tarpey (2002). Thinking About Drugs. Forensic Update. pp.17-25.
I am on the Editorial Advisory Board for The Journal of Forensic Practice.