Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz from Crime and Justice Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology will speak at the II European Conference on Domestic Violence in Porto, Portugal on 8 September 2017. Read more
Associate Professor Vivienne Elizabeth from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Auckland will speak on the harmful outcomes of the family court emphasis on time rather than relationships in considering “shared care” post-separation. The seminar will be held August 9 from 12-2pm at Griffith’s Nathan campus and there will be a teleconference option offered on the Gold Coast. RSVP contact and other information is below in the flyer.
The Griffith Criminology Institute will be hosting an upcoming seminar on women prisoners in Southeast Asia with guest speaker Chontit (Amy) Chuenurah. Read more
CJRC researcher and lecturer Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz, Adjunct Professor Walter DeKeseredy (West Virginia University) and Professor Martin Schwartz (Ohio University) have co-authored a recently published book titled “Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women”. Read more
Crime and Justice Research Centre Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will deliver the keynote address Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Helping the Helpers at the Priority One Counsellors Conference in Brisbane on 8 June 2017. Dragiewicz is course coordinator for QUT’s Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence and teaches the interdisciplinary undergraduate elective. She recently published Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women with Walter S. DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz.
Priority One is Queensland Ambulance Services‘ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for first responders. It is a comprehensive EAP approach that incorporates peer support officers, professional counsellors, a 24 hour telephone service, chaplaincy, LGBT staff support group, Indigenous staff support group. It offers ongoing training opportunities for professional development.
CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will present on the Misuse of New Technology in Domestic Violence at the Magistrates Courts of Queensland Specialised DV Conference: Domestic Violence- A New Approach.
The panel is chaired by Dr Anne Purcell from Resolution Partners and is paired with a panel on the Misuse of New Technology: An Investigative Perspective by Acting Inspector Peter Bowser from Queensland Police Service, chaired by Magistrate Kilmartin.
The conference will take place 30 and 31 May, 2017 in Brisbane and address a variety of domestic violence related topics for judicial officers practicing in the area of domestic violence.
This is a new initiative by the Queensland Courts intended to support the emerging specialised domestic violence courts and other practices that have been implemented to enhance domestic violence responses in Queensland.
CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will speak at a free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students
Dr Ron Frey from the School of Psychology and Counselling has organised a free two day domestic violence conference for QUT students.
May 27th and 28th May
10 am – 4 pm
H101, QUT Kelvin Grove Campus
Please note attendance is free, but there is somewhat limited seating in the auditorium.
All QUT students, family and friends are most cordially welcome. The programme is designed to maximise the participation of the audience and allow them to ask the questions they would really like answered.
Natalie Walker, a student in JS12, QUT’s Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence, founded PartnerSPEAK, an online peer support forum for people concerned about child exploitation material viewed by their partners or other family members. PartnerSPEAK is hosting its first symposium. Details are below. Read more
Dr Claire Ferguson, QUT lecturer
Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz, QUT
Angela Lynch, Women’s legal service
Hetty Johnston, Bravehearts
Bill Potts, Qld Law Society
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Criminologists in Australia have warned that the family court system is exposing children to abuse. New research reveals that allegations of child sexual abuse raised during divorce or domestic violence cases are often not treated seriously enough.
Katherine Gregory reported this story on Tuesday, October 25, 2016