http://bit.ly/2kXYG5q Earlier studies of Peer Support include a brief report from a British psychologist with research interests in the area of bullying, who visited 12 New Zealand secondary schools in 2000 and was full of praise for the New Zealand Peer Support programme (Peer Support New Zealand, 2001). Other studies
http://www.survivor-research.com/component/content/article/24-highlights/publications/99-the-freedom-to-be-the-chance-to-dream A study examining the importance of preserving the values and ethos of user-led peer support and self-help in the context of new policies to professionalise peer support. There is a renewed acknowledgement of the role of peer support in mental health with new government policies calling for the appointment
https://www.corrections.govt.nz/resources/research_and_statistics/risk-assessment-of-recidivism-of-violent-sexual-female-offenders/a-profile-of-violent-and-sexual-female-offenders.html Nathan and Ward (2001) conclude that the similarities between male and female child sex offenders include maltreatment and abuse during childhood; social and attachment deficits; poor adult intimate relationships; grooming patterns; denial and lack of empathy; distorted beliefs regarding children and deviant arousal and substance abuse. Females differ from
https://nzfvc.org.nz/sites/nzfvc.org.nz/files/DS4-Child-Sexual-Abuse-2017.pdf This data summary is one of six produced by the NZFVC in 2017. The other five data summaries are concerned with Family Violence Deaths, Violence Against Women, Children and Youth Affected by Family Violence, Adult Sexual Violence, and Child Sexual Abuse and Adult Sexual Violence – Perpetration by Gender.
http://bit.ly/2SvwcfA As well as asking respondents about things that happened to them in the year before the interview, we also asked whether they had ever experienced sexual violence. In 2014, 15% of adults had experienced one or more incidents of sexual violence at some point during their lives. Women were
The multi-trillion-dollar cost of sexual violence: Research roundup Letourneau, Elizabeth J.; et al. Child Abuse & Neglect. May 2018. The researchers tabulate the economic costs of child sexual abuse nationally, including costs related to health care, productivity loss, child welfare, violence and crime, special education and suicide. For this research,
http://bit.ly/2XGEjXu The following aspects are – as shown in existing studies for an overview see [27,28] – the hallmarks of a successful prevention program: – Prevention measures are directed primarily at adults and only secondarily at children and youth; this puts the responsibility for the protection of minors from sexual