Staff Profiles: Laura Castillo-Eito

Laura Castillo-Eito

Staff Profile: Laura Castillo-Eito
Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Laura Castillo-Eito

Laura Castillo-Eito

Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Psychological Sciences

Lecturer in Forensic Psychology with work experience in forensic settings (both adults and adolescents) and research experience in the prevention and reduction of aggression in adolescents.

Biography

Laura Castillo-Eito is a lecturer at the BSc Forensic Psychology and at the BSc Psychology and Criminology. She is also finishing her PhD on the prevention of aggressive behaviour in adolescents at the University of Sheffield. Before she moved to the UK, she worked in a prison and a young offender institution in Spain. She is interested in the prevention of aggression and crime and in the rehabilitation of offenders.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSc Psychology Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain) 2012
MSc Psychologycal Interventions in the Social Environment Universitat de Valencia (Spain) 2015

Accreditation

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies

European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA)

International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA)

European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)

Teaching and research

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My research up to now has focused on interventions with adolescents to prevent aggression and crime. I am also interested in desistance and rehabilitation of offenders.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Youth violence and crime

Interventions to prevent youth violence

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