Dr Neville R Robertson
Qualifications: BA Cant, MSocSc, DipPsych(Com), PhD Waikato
I teach in the Community Psychologyprogramme. I have a particular interest in domestic violence and child abuse, an area in which I have worked for 30 years as a researcher, as a practitioner (facilitating groups for men who batter) and consultant (providing training and advice to agencies).
Crime; Gender; Psychology; Treaty of Waitangi; Violence; Women and Gender Studies
Domestic violence and child abuse; Community psychology.
As a community psychologist, I have a strong preference for applied research on community issues, particularly those in which issues of social justice are at stake. This includes programme evaluation - research which helps the development of social services and assesses their effectiveness. I am particularly interested in community and institutional responses to violence against women and children.
Gosche, J., Robertson, N., & Masters, B. A. (2015). Barriers and supports to the access of justice for Pasifika women affected by domestic violence. In New Zealand Psychological Society Conference 2015: Te Ao Tūroa: The World in Front of Us. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Robertson, N. R., Somasekhar, S., Gee, L. J. -L., & Gosche, J. (2015). Domestic violence in the context of immigration: Current research and implications for services. In DHB Clinical Training Room, Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand.
Towns, A., & Robertson, N. (2015). Making sense of men’s domestic violence against women. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Te Ao Tūroa - The World in Front of us. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Payne, P., & Robertson, N. (2015). A formative evaluation of the Waikato Family Safe Network Pilot (Report for Family Safe Network). Hamilton, New Zealand: University of Waikato. Open Access version: hdl:10289/9629
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