violence

New centre set to create safer communities for women and children
New centre set to create safer communities for women and children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond. The CRE was officially launched ... Read More »

Video games – a moral game changer?
Video games – a moral game changer? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With 98% of Australian households with children having at least one form of video game, it not only seems logical but indeed ethical that we discuss the moral content of videogames. A recent paper by Macquarie University researchers challenges the ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »

Preventing gender-based violence in schools
Preventing gender-based violence in schools (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new early secondary school program is equipping teachers to tackle gender inequality and gender-based violence in the classroom. Authored by University of Melbourne academics, the curriculum Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools is being translated into Chinese, ... Read More »

Parents Can Play a Role in Preventing Teen Fighting
Parents Can Play a Role in Preventing Teen Fighting (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Nearly one-fourth of all teens reported being involved in a physical fight in the past year, with higher rates of violent altercations among African American and Latino adolescents. In the first study of its kind, researchers conducted focus groups with ... Read More »

Can nonviolence be taught as part of a child’s education?
Can nonviolence be taught as part of a child’s education? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The transformative power of nonviolence has been evidenced in many contexts and by many – most notably in the work by Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King.  Professor Emeritus Magnus Haavelsrud from South African recently visited Australia to give a ... Read More »

New diagnostic tool can detect psychopathic traits in pre-schoolers
New diagnostic tool can detect psychopathic traits in pre-schoolers (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Indications of psychopathic traits can be reliably observed in children as young as three, allowing children at risk to undergo earlier treatment, a new study suggests. Callous-unemotional (CU) traits, including a lack of empathy and remorse, are similar to the ... Read More »

Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons
Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million project to support fathers to manage aggressive behaviours in their sons. With the participation rates of fathers in parenting programs non-existent in some parts of Australia, UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million ... Read More »

Teen Dating Violence Among U.S. High School Students
Teen Dating Violence Among U.S. High School Students (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A survey of U.S. high school students suggests that 1 in 5 female students and 1 in 10 male students who date have experienced some form of teen dating violence during the past 12 months, according to an article published ... Read More »

 
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