GCI Insights

Category: events

Child protection systems as blaming systems: The case for a criminological approach to child protection (16 September 2021)

Presenter: Dr Brian Jenkins The vast majority of child protection activity relates to social welfare concerns about children and families. Cases reported to child protection… Read More

Launch of SAL’s QCS Data Holdings (12 May 2021)

On the 12 May Griffith Vice Chancellor Carolyn Evans and Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin jointly launched the receipt into SAL of QCS administrative data. Read More

The ‘normality’ of offending in emerging adulthood: Implications for criminal justice policy and practice (13 April 2021)

Many offenders have their first contact with the criminal justice system in emerging adulthood. Despite this, the implications of emerging adult-onset offending for criminal justice… Read More

Frontiers in Developmental and Life-Course Criminology: Methodological Innovation and Social Impact (11 December 2020)

ANZSOC’s Thematic Group on Developmental and Life-Course Criminology hosted a half day online research symposium, sponsored by ANZSOC and Griffith Criminology Institute, where they shared… Read More

Policing Pandemics and Protest (9 December 2020)

The ANZSOC Policing Thematic Group aims to bring together policing scholars, practitioners and postgraduate students from Australia and New Zealand to advance the science of… Read More

Leading family-school-community engagement in professional learning to support children’s wellbeing (11 November 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series _____________ This CREATE webinar looks at a new professional learning program for school leaders interested in forming… Read More

Demonstrating the power and use of the new Economic Support and Reporting Tool (ESRT) (11 November 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series ___________ GCI held the eighth CREATE online seminar on 11 November 2020. Presenters included Professor Matthew Manning… Read More

Future directions for community-based prevention using CREATE Project tools, resources and methodologies (15 October 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series ______________ GCI held the seventh CREATE online seminar on 15 October 2020. A copy of the presentation… Read More

Major outcomes from the CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing Project (7 October 2020)

GCI held the sixth CREATE online seminar on 7 October 2020. A copy of the presentation slides and a recording of the presentation is available… Read More

Policing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Understanding Compliance and Control (9 September 2020)

GCI held the ‘Policing the COVID-19 Pandemic’ online event on 9 September 2020 as part of Social Sciences Week Australia 2020. A recording of… Read More

Incorporating the Parent Empowerment and Efficacy Measure (PEEM) (19 August 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series __________ GCI held the fifth CREATE online seminar on 19 August 2020. A copy of the presentation… Read More

The power of data for community coalitions: Deciding together – risk and protective factor – methodology (29 July 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series ___________ GCI held the fourth CREATE online seminar on 29 July 2020. A copy of the presentation… Read More

Getting the measure of child wellbeing with Rumble’s Quest: A tool for schools and their communities (22nd July 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series __________ GCI held the third CREATE online seminar on 22 July 2020. A copy of the presentation… Read More

Coalition Wellbeing: Reviewing how well your collaboration works – the value of measuring the quality of community partnerships to enhance functionality and amplify impact (1 July 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series _________ GCI held the second CREATE online seminar on 1 July 2020. A copy of the presentation… Read More

The power of a critical friend: Collective Change Facilitation (17 June 2020)

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing 2020 Seminar Series __________ GCI held its first online seminar ‘The power of a critical friend – Collective Change Facilitation’… Read More

Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference (12-13 Feb 2020)

Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, hosted the seventh annual Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference… Read More

Young People and Difference Symposium (5-6 Dec 2019)

Thirty years ago on the 20th November 1989 the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted. Since that time, great progress has been made, yet… Read More

Community Based Prevention and Implementation: Symposium and Workshop (30-31 Oct 2019)

The saying ‘Nothing About Us – Without Us’ reminds us of the importance of working in respectful partnership with consumers of programs and services to… Read More

Corrections 2030 Symposium: Safer, Ethical, Humane and Effective Corrections (2-3 Sep 2019)

This is the third symposium GCI has run in collaboration with Queensland Corrective Services. It was attended by around 180 delegates including QCS staff from… Read More

30th Anniversary of the Report: Tony Fitzgerald Lecture (22 Aug 2019)

The Fitzgerald legacy is multi-faceted. Most directly, the inquiry ended widespread, systemic corruption and misconduct in the Queensland: Government, Police Force and Public Service. It… Read More