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This paper synthesises the findings of 20 ANROWS research studies, published between October 2018 and June 2020, on the topic of domestic, family and sexual violence perpetrator interventions.
The purpose of this evaluation guide is to provide easy-to-understand information on scoping an evaluation for men’s behaviour change programs (MBCPs) focusing on men who use domestic and family violence (DFV).
This report argues that there is a need for targeted research into the circumstances, patterns and dynamics of child sexual abuse material production perpetrated by parental figures, in order to inform strategies to prevent and detect offending parents.
Family violence policies, legislation and services: improving access and suitability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men
This report outlines research investigating the pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men through the family violence legal and support service system, seeking better understanding of the opportunities for rehabilitation that are respectful and culturally responsive, and to see if these pathways enable positive...
Good practice in delivering and evaluating interventions for young people with harmful sexual behaviours
This mixed-methods study conducted a national mapping of service responses to young people with harmful sexual behaviours. This report reveals that there are variations and gaps in services for young people with harmful sexual behaviours, and information about service availability is not readily accessible.
“Growing to be a better person”: exploring the client–worker relationship in men’s behaviour change group work programs
This research project explores the perceptions of multiple stakeholders about how the client-worker relationship influences each man’s change in attitude and behaviour, as well as his engagement in men’s behaviour change programs (MBCPs).
This project aims to contribute to an understanding of judicial views, understandings and practices in relation to perpetrator interventions and how these views may influence overall perpetrator accountability within the system of perpetrator interventions.
This research explores how we might begin to improve the recognition and understanding of LGBTQ intimate partner violence (IPV) among both mainstream and domestic and family violence service providers, and within LGBTQ communities.
Focused deterrence approaches to domestic violence have been developed in the US to increase offender accountability and ensure appropriately targeted responses to victims. This paper uses recent Australian research to explore the feasibility of adapting this model to an Australian context.
The PIPA project: Positive Interventions for Perpetrators of Adolescent violence in the home (AVITH)
The overarching aim of the Positive Interventions for Perpetrators of Adolescent violence in the home (PIPA) project was to address a gap in knowledge concerning adolescent violence in the home (AVITH) —specifically, the initial legal response that adolescents and their families receive when their use...