COMPLETED RESEARCH

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

Women’s Health and Wellbeing Support Services

QCDFVR is undertaking an evaluation of this new initiative building on the review and theory of change workshop undertaken in 2018/19, and a scoping study.  This study relates to newly established Women’s Health and Wellbeing Support Services across Queensland to explore progress, responses relating to recovery and learnings from the different locations. 

TIMEFRAME: June 2019 – May 2020

SPONSOR: Child Safety, Youth and Women

Response to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Experiencing or using Domestic and Family Violence in Townsville

In 2018/19 a new model was codesigned by the Townsville community to influence practice of existing services to make them more establish an innovative model to support the service system respond to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People experiencing or using Domestic and Family Violence. QCDFVR will work with the established service, community and cultural advisors in an evaluation to explore progress and findings related to the new model including its influence on service delivery practice.

    TIMEFRAME: July 2019 – June 2020

    SPONSOR: Child Safety, Youth and Women

    Responses to Female Perpetrators of Domestic and Family Violence

    QCDFVR is exploring contemporary practice and evidence in responding to women who have been identified as perpetrators of domestic and family violence, including those that following further assessment are identified as the person most in need of protection.

      TIMEFRAME: July 2019 – January 2020

      SPONSOR: 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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