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
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
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.
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
CJRC Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz is a member of the organising group for the Queensland 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.
The Call for abstracts ends 30 October. Read more
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) Banco Court, QEII Courts of Law Complex – 415 George Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000 – View Map