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Cathy Vaughan

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Improving Disability Employment Study (IDES): end of study report

This report documents key findings from the Improving Disability Employment Study (IDES) project. The project aimed to progress evidence on factors that promote sustainable and meaningful employment outcomes for people with disability who are participants in Disability Employment Services (DES).
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Toward a socio-ecological understanding of adolescent violence in the home by young people with disability

Adolescent violence in the home (AVITH) describes a range of violent, abusive and intimidating behaviours used by young people against family members, most commonly parents and siblings. This report presents findings from Stage 1 of a larger project which aims to use multidisciplinary bodies of...
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Multicultural and Settlement services supporting women experiencing violence: The MuSeS project

This research project aimed to produce findings that can inform strategies for better supporting women experiencing violence through settlement and multicultural services (including specialist refugee mental health services).
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Physical violence and property crime reported by people with and without disability in New South Wales 2002–2015

Exposure to violence is damaging to people's personal health and wellbeing and can limit their social, civic and economic participation in society. We know that people with disabilities are more likely to witness and be the victims of violence, including violent criminal acts, than their...
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Media representations of violence against women and their children: final report

This project aimed to establish the extent and nature of reporting of violence against women by the Australian media to inform future strategies for change. Using both quantitative (content analysis) and qualitative (critical discourse analysis) methods, the study provided a glimpse into the complexity of...