Dr Rae Kaspiew is a socio-legal researcher with particular expertise in family law and family violence. Rae manages the family law research program at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
This webinar was held on 24 July 2014.
Dr Rae Kaspiew discussed the Survey of Recently Separated Parents 2012, which aimed to identify opportunities for improving support for children and their families after separation. In particular, detailed insights into the extent, severity, impact and disclosure of family violence were explored.
Professor Cathy Humphreys described a recently funded ARC project into family violence and fathering programs. The state of knowledge around family violence and fathering programs was discussed, as was the challenges involved when the issue of men's relationships with children are raised in the context of family violence.