• Chris has a social work background and has worked oversees in community development projects in rural India, as well as developing a men’s behaviour change program in Gippsland, as part of an integrated response to family violence. Chris has also worked and researched in the area of homelessness, alcohol and other drugs and sexual abuse.

    Chris has researched and taught at the Gippsland campus of Monash since 2002.  His PhD, A Constructivist Approach to Challenging Men’s Violence Against Women, is available at (

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    • Men’s violence against women and children
    • Family violence
    • Working with men for behaviour change.
    • Rehabilitation of offenders