Development & Prevention of Youth Crime & ASB

Tara McGee1,Kate Freiberg1, Ross Homel1, Sara Branch1, Jacqueline Homel1  1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia The quality of the lives of children living in disadvantaged areas, as reported by children themselves, is seldom measured.  Rumble’s Quest is a fun game...
  • September 26, 2018
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Kirsten Besemer1, Jacqui Homel1, Susan Dennison1, Joyce Arditti2 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia,2Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, USA Research in the US found that the imprisonment of a parent increased children’s risk of heavy alcohol use in adolescence. However, there...
  • September 26, 2018
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Tara McGee1, Jake Najman3, William Bor3 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia, 3The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia This study aims to assess antisocial behaviour transmitted across 3 generations, to document the predictors of this intergenerational transmission and to describe...
  • September 26, 2018
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Ross Homel1, Kate Freiberg1, Jacqueline Homel1, Sara Branch1, Daniela Vasco1, Samantha Low-Choy1 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia, The long-term effects on children of routine family support in disadvantaged communities are not known. Pathways to Prevention (2002-2011) was a comprehensive...
  • September 26, 2018
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Magistrate Jennifer Bowles1 Dr Susan Baidawi2, Prof. Rosemary Sheehan2 1Churchill Trust, Malvern, Australia Magistrate Bowles was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to explore options for providing therapeutic treatment services to young people suffering from severe substance misuse issues. One of the recommendations...
  • August 22, 2018
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