We seek to understand more about domestic & family violence & sexual assault, & determine the effectiveness of strategies to make our communities safer for all. 

Child and Adolescent Therapeutic Group Work

This project aimed to understand the impact of a newly introduced group therapy initiative for children and youth who are or may be experiencing domestic and family violence, being trialled by the Mackay Domestic and Family Violence Resource Service and Women’s Centre.

    TIMEFRAME: June 2018 – November 2018

    SPONSOR: Mackay Domestic Violence Resource Service/Child Safety, Youth and Women

    Caring Dads

    This project is an implementation and early outcomes evaluation of the Caring Dads Program informing what works,  who it works for, under what circumstances and how.  Caring Dads is a 17-week group program for fathers who perpetrate violence against partners and children and aims to increase safety for children by addressing the violence behaviour through engaging perpetrators in a behaviour change process.

    TIMEFRAME: July 2018 – December 2019

    SPONSOR: Child Safety, Youth and Women

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