The Marist Brothers and Fathers have educated prime ministers, judges, cardinals and All Blacks at their Catholic high schools. But their record of sexual abuse is horrific. Worse still was…
Poor financial management of sexual violence services has forced Oranga Tamariki to take the “additional measure” of reviewing what it did with all the funding it got in Budget 2019-20.
A Tairāwhiti contingent represented the region’s peer support service for male survivors of sexual abuse at the second annual Male Survivors Aotearoa hui in Nelson last week.
One man’s contribution to more than 50 years of fighting institutional racism in the judicial system have been recognised with a Queen’s Birthday honour.
Research article: The Manchester Attack Support Group Programme: modelling a psychosocial response to collective trauma
Eyre, A. (2022) The Manchester Attack Support Group Programme: modelling a psychosocial response to collective trauma, Journal of Psychosocial Studies, XX(XX): 1–20, DOI: 10.1332/147867321X16490836655053
More details have been revealed as part of ongoing research into the extent of reports of abuse in the Catholic Church – but survivors say it is not an accurate…
By Corinna Burgstedt, Amy Beeby, Harlene Hayne, Linda Hobbs, Julien Gross, Tess Patterson. From Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Research article: A Solitary Place: a phenomenological examination of male-on-male rape and sexual abuse
A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the University of West London for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, by Bimsara Kennath Suwaris Widanaralalage Don.
Alankaar Sharma, in The British Journal of Social Work.
Sims S, Hepsipa Omega Juliet S, Joseph J, Gopal S, Raghavan V, Venkatraman L, Padmavati R. Acceptability of Peer Support for People With Schizophrenia in Chennai, India: A Cross Sectional…
Research article: What Makes Intentional Unidirectional Peer Support for Homeless People Work? An Exploratory Analysis Based on Clients’ and Peer Workers’ Perceptions
Sandra H. H. Schel, Linda van den Dries, and Judith R. L. M. Wolf
Research article: The Best of Both Worlds Experiences of young people attending groups co-facilitated by peer workers and clinicians in a youth mental health service
King, A. J., & Simmons, M. B. (2022), Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 1–11.
Research article: Someone Who Has Been in My Shoes: The Effectiveness of a Peer Support Model for Providing Support to Partners, Family and Friends of Child Sexual Abuse Material Offenders
Christian Jones, Michael Salter & Delanie Woodlock (2022): “Someone Who Has Been in My Shoes”: The Effectiveness of a Peer Support Model for Providing Support to Partners, Family and Friends…
One in six Australian university students say they have been sexually harassed. How can this be stopped?
Rates of sexual harassment and assault at Australian universities have been revealed in a new report, as the sector pledges more action.
Māori survivors of abuse in care want urgent change to Aotearoa’s care and protection system, which has seen whānau suffer significant racism, torture, slave labour and disconnection from whakapapa, an…
Māori abused in state care have spoken about the violent environments they were placed in as children, and how embracing their Māoritanga, their cultural identity, has helped them on their…
Research article: An Update of Peer Support/Peer Provided Services Underlying Processes, Benefits, and Critical Ingredients
Fortuna, K.L., Solomon, P. & Rivera, J. An Update of Peer Support/Peer Provided Services Underlying Processes, Benefits, and Critical Ingredients. Psychiatr Q (2022).
Abuse of children at Marylands School in Christchurch was so rife it was described as a state-supported, church-run brothel for paedophiles. But so far the spotlight has focused on a…
Church fixer’s damning revelations: 21 out of 23 St John of God brothers faced allegations of physical or sexual abuse
Damning revelations from a former church fixer reveals that almost all St John of God Catholic brothers faced allegations of physical or sexual abuse. Steve Kilgallon reports.