Free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students

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.

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PartnerSPEAK Symposium: The impact of online child abuse offending on families

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

Featured Abstract from #CrimJustAsia17 Conference

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This year the Crime and Justice Research Centre will co-host the Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South International Conference with the Asian Criminological Society. The conference will be held in Cairns from 10-13 July 2017 and will feature international speakers:

  • Professor Rosemary Barberet;
  • Professor Jiahong Liu;
  • Professor John Braithwaite; and
  • Professor Raewyn Connell.

Abstracts for the conference are now due by 31 March 2017!

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CJRC Researchers on ABC The World Today

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Featured:
Dr Claire Ferguson, QUT lecturer
Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz, QUT
Angela Lynch, Women’s legal service
Hetty Johnston, Bravehearts
Bill Potts, Qld Law Society

Listen to the podcast here

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

CJRC Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz on Big Ideas domestic violence forum

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CJRC Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz, coordinator of QUT’s Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence

will speak at Domestic Violence – Unheard Voices
presented by Caxton Legal Centre and QUT Law Faculty
Part of our Justice in Focus Series.
Thursday, 29 September 2016 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (AEST) Register here
Banco Court, QEII Courts of Law Complex – 415 George Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000 – View Map

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Call for Abstracts: Not Now, Not Ever Research Symposium

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CJRC Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz is a member of the organising group for the Not Now, Not Ever Research Symposium to be held at The Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research (QCDFVR) at Central Queensland University on Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th February 2017. Read more

School of Justice Staff present at Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association conference

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Head of School and Professor Kerry Carrington, Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz, and Associate Lecturer Harriet Horsfall will speak on Gendered justice: What needs to change? at the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association Conference 2016. See the full program here. Read more

Upcoming CJRC Seminar Featuring Dr Larissa Sandy & Dr Anastasia Powell from RMIT

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Please join us for the next seminar hosted by the CJRC with speakers

Dr Larissa Sandy & Dr Anastasia Powell

Topic –  Narrative constructions of women as victims in news and social media: Case studies from trafficking in Cambodia and sexual violence in Victoria (Australia) Read more

Recently published: Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Partner Violence

Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz recently published  Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Partner Violence in The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence.

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Upcoming Event — “Sexual Violence: New and Persistent Challenges”

Monash University Presents:

Criminological Horizons
Sexual Violence – New and Persistent Challenges Panel Event

Sexual violence and exploitation is a significant and serious ongoing social problem. With the evolution of advanced technologies, we are witnessing new and persistent challenges emerging in how we can best respond, prevent and address the significant harms caused by sexual violence, alongside modern mechanisms and outlets for “achieving justice” for victim-survivors. Despite the introduction of a variety of wide-ranging law reforms and extensive education campaigns, dissatisfaction with the criminal justice system in responding to sexual violence, and disillusionment with ongoing, misguided social attitudes towards individuals experiencing these harms, has not abated.  Read more