Sarah Wendt


Engaging men who use violence: invitational narrative approaches

This qualitative research explores how invitational narrative ways of working successfully engage men and enable behavioural and attitudinal change.
Journal article

Understanding Contexts of Family Violence in Rural, Farming Communities: Implications for Rural Women's Health

Research on family violence in rural communities in Australia and Canada has shown that women's experience of family violence is shaped by social and cultural factors. Concern for economic security and inheritance for children, closeness and belonging, and values of family unity and traditional gender...

Seeking help for domestic violence: exploring rural women’s coping experiences - final report

This study engaged with five different types of social and geographical locations at sites in South Australia and Western Australia to explore how isolation affects different women’s abilities to seek assistance and cope with experiences of domestic violence.

Seeking help for domestic violence: exploring rural women’s coping experiences - key findings and future directions

This report presents the results of a qualitative study examining the experiences of women seeking help for domestic and family violence who live in regional, rural, and remote areas in Australia.
Journal article

Financial abuse of older people by a family member: a difficult terrain for service providers in Australia

Abstract Financial abuse by a family member is the most common form of abuse experienced by older Australians, and early intervention is required. National online surveys of 228 chief executive officers and 214 aged care service providers found that, while they were well placed to...