News: Newly released digital stories from young people living with fathers who use violence.
Fathering in the context of domestic and family violence (D/FV):
- knowledge is partial
- evidence of effectiveness limited
The aim of this project is to improve the parenting experience of children whose fathers have used D/FV.
Including a consortium of NGOs and Governments from three states (Vic, SA & WA) and the Northern Territory across three program areas:
- Men’s Behaviour Change (MBC);
- Culturally specific programs for Indigenous men who have perpetrated family violence (Indigenous); and
- Fathering programs that address abuse (Fathering).
There are three research questions:
- How do the programs address the issue of fathering in the context of D/FV within Australia and Internationally? Specifically, what issues are addressed; what practice interventions, and methods are currently being used; and what evidence is there for the success of The Programs.
- How and under what circumstances are Fathers Who Use Violence (FWUV) parenting?
- What are the key fathering issues that need to be addressed within the programs?
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Academic Research Team:
(Please direct all general enquiries to: Dr Kristin Diemer firstname.lastname@example.org 03 8344 9425)
|Victoria||Chief investigator||Professor Cathy Humphreys Professor of Social Work, University of Melbourne, email@example.com|
|Chief investigator||Professor Kelsey Hegarty, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, Director of Researching Abuse and Violence in Primary Care program, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chief investigator||Shawana Andrews, Indigenous Health Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, email@example.com|
|Researcher||Dr Kristin Diemer, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Work, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Researcher||Dr Joanie Smith, Research Assistant, Department of Social Work, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, email@example.com|
|Researcher – Aboriginal strand||Mr David Gallant, Research Fellow, Department of Social Work, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PhD student||Ms Katie Lamb, Social Work, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, email@example.com|
|Research Assistant||Ms Anna Bornemisza, Social Work, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|South Australia||Chief investigator||Associate Professor Leah Bromfield, Deputy Director, Australian Centre for Child Protection; Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia, Leah.Bromfield@unisa.edu.au|
|Researcher||Stewart McDougall, Australian Centre for Child Protection, University of South Australia, Stewart.McDougall@unisa.edu.au|
|Western Australia||Chief investigator||Professor Donna Chung, Head of Social Work, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University email@example.com|
|Researcher||Dr Alan Campbell, Research Fellow, Social Work, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Research Assistant||Simi Chugani, Social Work, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, email@example.com|
|International||Partner investigator||Professor Nicky Stanley: School of Social Work, University of Central Lancashire|