Recent Projects

EXAMINING THE JOURNEYS AND SERVICE NEEDS OF ADULT MALE SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND

This Ministry of Social Development funded research project aims to understand the journeys of men who have experienced sexual abuse, their needs, and how they have been met by services to identify good practice and/or gaps in provision in Aotearoa/New Zealand. A mixed methods design is underway that aims to capture the voices of male survivors and peer support workers using online survey, interview/focus group, and photo voice methodology.

Principal investigator: Louise Dixon

Co-investigators:

Chris Bowden, Lecturer in Education, Victoria University of Wellington (VUW)
Lynne Russell (Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu), Senior Research Fellow, VUW
Philip Chapman, Chair of Male Survivors Aotearoa,
David Mitchell, Independent Researcher
Shane Graham (Raukawa, Ngāti Wanganui), Trustee of Male Survivors Aotearoa

 

WILEY-BLACKWELL EDITED BOOK SERIES:

International publishers Wiley-Blackwell have commissioned a ‘What works’ in the rehabilitation of criminal behaviour edited book series. Series Editors are Leam Craig, Louise Dixon and Stephen Warmth. Books published so far in the series are:

What Works in Offender Rehab

 

Craig, L.A., Dixon, L., & Gannon, T.A (Eds.). (2013). What works in offender rehabilitation: An evidence based approach to assessment and treatment. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

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Dixon, L., Perkins, D.F., Hamilton Giachritsis, C., & Craig, L.A. (2017). What works in child maltreatment: An evidence based approach to child protection. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

 

Further books commissioned in the series will investigate issues centered on child protection, risk management, personality disorder and psychopathy.