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Jenny Stone

Senior Lecturer

Research interests

  • Mental Health
  • Psychology

Biography

A serving officer in the British Army, Jenny joined the Academic Department of Military Mental Health in 2024. Her research focus is on the mental health and wellbeing of United Kingdom Armed Forces personnel and their families, and her responsibility is to provide the highest quality research and advice to the Ministry of Defence, ensuring that policies remain relevant and evidence based.

Jenny is a serving officer in the British Army. She commissioned into the Royal Logistic Corps in 2001 after completing 2 years at Welbeck College prior to attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. She deployed on TELIC 1 with the Scots Dragoon Guards Battle Group and HERRICK 6 as the Regimental Intelligence Officer, as well as numerous overseas exercises. In 2008 she transferred into the Educational and Training Services Branch of the Adjutant General Corps where she worked in education centres teaching Command Leadership Management courses and taught on the Potential Officers Development Course in the Sandhurst Development Wing of the Army School of Education.

In 2012 she left the regular army but continued to work in the army reserve. As a reserve officer she worked in training and employer engagement. As a civilian she was employed initially as a programme manager for a large charity overseeing 25 NHS and council funded projects throughout the UK. In universities she taught on PGCE and health courses. In her free time, she volunteered within the military charity sector. During this time, she decided to train as a nurse which resulted in her returning to regular service in 2019.

Since 2019 Jenny has been employed as a mental health nurse working in clinical and management roles within the Ministry of Defence, Departments of Community Mental Health (DCMH).

Jenny has a BSc (Hons) Nutritional Sciences, PGCE (PCET) with Qualified Teacher Status, MSc Educational Practice and Innovation, MSc Global Health and MSc Nursing (Mental Health). She is currently undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Health through the University of Bath exploring adjustment disorder in the military population.

 

Research Interests:

Military Mental Health

Adjustment Disorder

Education and Training

Female Veterans 

Research

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Academic Department of Military Mental Health

The Academic Department of Military Mental Health, undertakes military mental health research and development for the UK Armed Forces.

Research

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Academic Department of Military Mental Health

The Academic Department of Military Mental Health, undertakes military mental health research and development for the UK Armed Forces.