CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz is a chief investigator on the successful Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS) grant Constructions of complex trauma and implications for women’s wellbeing and safety from violence under the ANROWS Research Priorities Projects scheme. This interdisciplinary study includes scholars from gender studies, health, criminology, and trauma studies as well as practitioners who work with people who have experienced trauma. Read more
CJRC PhD student Tien Hoang Le has been notified that he has been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy for his thesis on Human trafficking in Vietnam: Preventing crime and protecting victims through interagency cooperation. Le’s Principal Supervisor was Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz and his Associate Supervisor was Professor Kerry Carrington. Read more
CJRC member Molly Dragiewicz won a grant from the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) for the 2017-2018 round to study Domestic violence and communication technology: Victim experiences of intrusion, surveillance, and identity theft.
Dr Michael Flood gave a keynote address at a Melbourne event designed to increase Victorian policy-makers’ knowledge about the primary prevention of violence against women.
Dr Flood’s presentation to the Prevention is Possible forum, on July 4, focused on the issue of backlash. Efforts to prevent men’s violence against women often face resistance and backlash. Resistance is a common, indeed inevitable, response to progressive social change. Read more
CJRC researcher Associate Professor Michael Flood from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, will be speaking today at the launch of the research report he co-authored titled “Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality”. The report examines the evidence for what works and what doesn’t, and recommends more effective ways to engage men to achieve gender equality at work. 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.
The latest issue of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is available to download now. This general edition of the journal has global representation with authors of the seven articles from Malaysia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as Australia. Read more