Short bio

Marjolein De Pau has acquired a bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Conflict- and Development studies. Her professional experience as a clinical psychologist lies predominantly in (high secure) forensic psychiatric care. Her academic expertise extends to vulnerable groups in the criminal justice system (e.g. persons labelled as not criminally responsible, offenders with a mental illness), and the organization of forensic psychiatric care delivery. For her academic work she has primarily been involved in lived experiences research and policy evaluation studies (ForCare study, Evadrug-Pris study). The topic of her PhD thesis concerns rehabilitation needs of persons labelled as not criminally responsible who identify with migrant- or ethnic minority groups, in relation to the Good Lives Model.

Work details

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  • Organization of forensic psychiatric care delivery

  • Persons labelled as Not Criminally Responsible

  • Mental disability

Selected projects

  • FOR-CARE project
  • EVADRUG-PRIS project