Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Alexandria Bradley
About Dr Alexandria Bradley
Alexandria specialises in Trauma-Informed, Responsive and Specific practice for men and women accessing support in prison and post-release. Recently, Alexandria has conducted evaluations exploring trauma-responsive practice in a women's centre and a trauma-specific intervention for women with sex-working histories.
Alexandria is passionate about rehabilitation. As a former HMPPS practitioner, she has experience in supporting men and women through their recovery and desistance journey. As a former drug and alcohol programmes facilitator, Alexandria designed and delivered cognitive behavioural programmes within a YOI and Women's prison.son.
Alexandria specialises in international principles and standards relating to the implementation of trauma-informed practice within institutions, organisations and charities. She not only considers the environment and experience of individuals accessing services and support, but that of staff who may be working with trauma.
Alexandria works with Dr Bill Davies, to lead a Learning Together module exploring Power and Society within a high secure male prison. Together, they are working on a pedagogical infused book for Palgrave.
Alexandria is a trustee of Together Women. This is a charitable organisation who work with women and girls with multiple and complex needs across the North of England.
- Module Leader: Victimology
- Module Leader: Learning Together
- Module Leader: Punishment and the Modern Prison
Alexandria is module leader for the following modules;
- Level 5: Victimology
- Level 6: Innovations in Desistance and Recovery
- Level 6: Learning Together
- Level 7: Transforming Rehabilitation and Punishment
- Bradley A (2020) A Qualitative Evaluation of The Nelson Trust Griffin Programme.