Research Program Overview
Our research program within the Offord Centre for Child Studies has the following aims: 1) to increase understanding and knowledge about the determinants, consequences, mechanisms and pathways of violence experienced by children, youth and women; 2) to develop and evaluate interventions aimed at prevention of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence; and 3) to develop and promote an integrated family violence research agenda among a cadre of established, new and emerging investigators.
- Development and Evaluation of an Intervention for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in the Context of Nurse Home Visitation
- Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Feasibility Study
- Assessing Screening Approaches to Identifying IPV in Health Care Settings
Publications & Achievements
- MacMillan et al. Approaches to screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings: a randomized trial. JAMA 2006;296:530-536.
- MacMillan et al. Effectiveness of home visitation by public-health nurses in prevention of the recurrence of child physical abuse and neglect: a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2005;365:1786-1793.
- MacMillan HL, Wathen CN. Family violence research: Lessons learned and where from here? JAMA 2005;294:618-620.
Phone: 905-521-2100 x74287
Title: Program Manager
Pearl Dodd, Ellen Jamieson, Jill Hancock
905-521-2100, ext. 74287
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Title: (Pearl) Title Program Manager; (Ellen) Research Associate; (Jill) Clinical Research Coordinator