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Interpersonal relationships

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Report

Respectful Relationships Education in Australia: national stocktake and gap analysis of Respectful Relationships Education material and resources final report

The Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) helps to create an inclusive and prosperous Australia by maximising opportunity through national leadership on education, skills and employment policy development. In August 2021, DESE commissioned Monash University to undertake a national stocktake and gap analysis...
Report

“It depends on what the definition of domestic violence is”: how young Australians conceptualise domestic violence and abuse

The research in this study underscores the value of promoting young people’s voices in research, policy and practice design. By centring young people’s voices, the findings give rise to important implications for policies and strategies aimed at preventing domestic violence and abuse and for respectful...
Evaluation

Process evaluation of Crushed But Okay campaign

seeks to build young men’s capacity to manage their feelings in response to perceived rejection and to model respectful and ethical online communication. This innovative approach seeks to complement existing resources that aim to change attitudes around masculinity, increase awareness of the impact of image-based...
Report

Reducing relationship and sexual violence: findings from reviews about the effectiveness of respectful relationships and bystander programs in school and tertiary education settings

The aim of this review is to provide an overview of the evidence from systematic reviews, in relation to the effectiveness of respectful relationships and bystander intervention programs in school and tertiary education settings.
Report

Social connection 101

For those that work or volunteer in health, the community sector, government, or any other organisation invested in peoples' health and wellbeing, this resource provides a good understanding of what social connection is, how it works, and some ways that it can be activated.
Report

Spouses and partners of Vietnam veterans – findings from the Vietnam Veterans Family Study

This report confirms the long-term impact of Vietnam War service on family members. The study confirms that veteran partners should continue to be considered in the design of early intervention supports to help reduce the long-term impact of military service on families.
Briefing paper

Family and domestic violence in Australia: prevalence, impacts and responses

This briefing note assesses the prevalence, impact of and responses to family and domestic violence (FDV) in Australia.
Literature review

Improve Your Play - intervention design and evaluation: literature review

Delivered by the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, and funded by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner, Improve Your Play (IYP) is an innovative project promoting respectful online interactions. This document provides a research evidence base for the development of the IYP project.
Report

The social state: from transactional to relational public services

This report is the first as part of a major new research programme at Demos reimagining public services. The project will build a credible policy agenda for 21st Century public services with citizen experiences at the centre.
Report

Healthy relationships and consent: through the lens of Rainbow identifying youth

The report explores the needs of the New Zealand Rainbow community in relation to intimate partner sexual violence.
Report

The use of telepractice in the family and relationship services sector

The use of telepractice as a service delivery method has increased in Australia since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper reviews the evidence for telepractice as a service delivery method in the family and relationship services sector.
Evaluation

Respectful relationships education to prevent gender-based violence

The focus of the Respectful Relationships Education in Primary Schools pilot was on implementing and evaluating a whole-of-school approach to respectful relationships education in primary schools, focusing on Years 1 and 2 (students aged five to seven years) in particular. This report is the final...
Report

Growing up with porn: insights from young New Zealanders

The research provides an in-depth understanding of young people’s experiences with porn and the impact this may have on relationships.
Literature review

Respectful relationships education in schools: evidence paper

This evidence paper summarises the findings of the literature to guide future actions by education systems in their efforts to end violence against women.
Briefing paper

Respectful relationships education as part of a national approach to preventing gender-based violence

This policy brief provides guidance to education policy-makers and bureaucrats, as well as other interested stakeholders, on how to design, implement, coordinate and monitor evidence-based respectful relationships education.
Journal article

Creating opportunities for convivial encounters for people with intellectual disabilities: “It looks like an accident”

The study provides a blueprint for scaling up or creating interventions to create opportunities for convivial encounters, and opens lines of enquiry about staff competences needed and parameters for costing this type of intervention.
Guide

Relationships and sexuality education

These two guides have been designed to help schools adopt a whole-school approach to strengthening their programmes in relationships and sexuality education. They incorporate the latest research on relationships, gender, sexuality, and wellbeing. They also take into account the cultural and social changes and the...
Report

Couple relationships

Many changes have occurred in Australia since the establishment of the Australian Institute of Families Studies in 1980. This snapshot presents some changes in relation to couple relationships.
Report

Mental health and relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic

The aim of this paper is to explore the relationship between mental health outcomes and relationship quality during the COVID-19 period.
Conference paper

What drives our project teams?

In collaborative delivery systems, the motivation within a group is sensitive to the project conditions and relationships within the team. However, research on motivation is underrepresented in construction and is mainly based on the simplified classification into intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.