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Prof Martine Powell

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Position

Personal Chair

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Biography

Martine Powell is a forensic psychologist and Professor in the School of Psychology at Deakin University. Her particular area of expertise is investigative interviewing (i.e., interviewing where the purpose is to elicit an accurate and detailed account of an event or situation). Professor Powell is a leading authority on the topic of eyewitness testimony in cases involving child abuse and sexual offences, and Founding Director of the Centre for Investigative Interviewing. The Centre supports one of the largest groups of investigative interviewing researchers and professionals in the world, and provides specialist resources, training and research facilities that develop interviewer competency, enable quality evaluation, and work to improve justice systems globally.

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Professor Powell’s research is best described as practice-based; conducted in collaboration with industry partners to inform decisions about how to improve investigative and evidential interviewing. She has over 200 publications addressing four themes: analyses of child memory and language and the effectiveness of various interview techniques, development of strategies to promote transfer of learning from investigative interviewer training programs to the field, evaluations of criminal justice reforms related to abuse investigation, and methods of minimising the mental health impact of working in the area of child exploitation.

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Research interests

  • Improving the evidential quality of witness interviews.
  • Understanding the relationship between child maltreatment and language competence.
  • The language skills of young offenders.
  • Evaluation of sexual offence reforms.
  • Improving the competency of investigative interviewers
  • Children's memory for repeated events.
  • The mental health impacts of working in the area of sexual assault investigation.
  • Police and prosecutorial decision making.
  • Improving investigative interviewing in medical, legal and educational settings.

Publications

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2016

Improving child investigative interviewer performance through computer-based learning activities

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Belinda Guadagno, Miss Mairi Benson

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 365-374, Policing and society, London, Eng., C1

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Measuring community and service provider attitudes to child sexual abuse in remote indigenous communities in Western Australia

Ms Cate Bailey, Mr Glenn Mace, Prof Martine Powell

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 435-445, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng, C1

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Expressions of shame in investigative interviews with Australian Aboriginal children

Ms Gemma Caddy Christie Hamilton, Dr Sonja Brubacher, Prof Martine Powell

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 64-71, Child abuse and neglect, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Factors related to the accuracy of self-reported dietary intake of children aged 6 to 12 years elicited with interviews: a systematic review

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Helen Skouteris, Prof Martine Powell, Miss Brittany Watson

(2016), Vol. 116, pp. 76-114, Journal of the academy of nutrition and dietetics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Language functioning, mental health and alexithymia in incarcerated young offenders

A/Prof Pamela Snow, Mary Woodward, Monique Mathis, Prof Martine Powell

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 20-31, International journal of speech-language pathology, Abigndon, Eng., C1

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A qualitative evaluation of the challenges faced by dieticians when interviewing children

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Helen Skouteris

(2016), Vol. 100, pp. 80-85, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The effect of victim age on police authorisation of charges in cases of child sexual abuse

Ms Chelsea Leach, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Jeromy Anglim

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 302-316, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

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A guide to clarifying evidence in Australian child forensic interviews

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell, Mairi Benson

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 91-103, Journal of forensic practice, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Guidelines for teachers to elicit detailed and accurate narrative accounts from children

Dr Sonja Brubacher, Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Pamela Snow, Prof Helen Skouteris, Miss Bronwen Manger

(2016), Vol. 63, pp. 83-92, Children and youth services review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2015

Evaluation of Operation RESET : an initiative for addressing child sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities

Mr Glenn Mace, Prof Martine Powell, Miss Mairi Benson

(2015), Vol. 48, pp. 82-103, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, England, C1

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Examination of the Subjective Well-Being of Australian Internet Child Exploitation Investigators

Dr Adrian Tomyn, Prof Martine Powell, Peter Cassematis, A/Prof Stephen Smallbone, Prof Richard Wortley

(2015), Vol. 50, pp. 203-211, Australian Psychologist, , C1

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The effects of e-simulation interview training on teachers' use of open-ended questions.

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Helen Skouteris

(2015), Vol. 43, pp. 95-103, Child Abuse & Neglect, England, C1

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Elements underpinning successful implementation of a national best-practice child investigative interviewing framework

Prof Martine Powell, Mark Barnett

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 368-377, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

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Police officers' perceptions of their reactions to viewing internet child exploitation material

Prof Martine Powell, Peter Cassematis, Miss Mairi Benson, A/Prof Stephen Smallbone, Prof Richard Wortley

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. 103-111, Journal of police and criminal psychology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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The effects of practice on children's ability to apply ground rules in a narrative interview

Miss Meaghan Danby, Dr Sonja Brubacher, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 446-458, Behavioral sciences and the law, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Evaluation of a comprehensive interactive training system for investigative interviewers of children

Miss Mairi Benson, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 309-322, Psychology, public policy, and law, Washington, DC, C1

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Professionals’ views on child sexual abuse attrition rates

Larissa Christensen, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 542-558, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

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Disrupting the encoding of misinformation delivered in closed specific and open presumptive questions

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Catherine Boyd, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 535-541, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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A meta-analysis of cross sectional studies investigating language in maltreated children

Dr Jarrad Lum, Prof Martine Powell, Miss Lydia Timms, A/Prof Pamela Snow

(2015), Vol. 58, pp. 961-976, Journal of speech, language, and hearing research, Rockville, Md., C1

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Prosecutors’ perceptions of how to improve the quality of evidence in domestic violence cases

Dr Nina Westera, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-16, Policing and society: an international journal of research and policy, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Evaluation of a collaborative operation to improve child sexual abuse reporting in Western Australian indigenous communities

Ms Cate Bailey, Mr Glenn Mace, Prof Martine Powell, Miss Mairi Benson

(2015), Vol. 42, pp. 1303-1315, Criminal justice and behavior, London, Eng., C1

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Stakeholders' perceptions of the benefit of introducing an Australian intermediary system for vulnerable witnesses

Prof Martine Powell, Miss Phoebe Bowden, Michelle Mattison

(2015), Vol. 48, pp. 498-512, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1

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Police and prosecutors' perceptions of adult sexual assault evidence associated with case authorisation and conviction

Dr Elli Darwinkel, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. 213-220, Journal of police and criminal psychology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Prosecutors' perspectives on clarifying sexual acts in child abuse interviews

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 903-911, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

journal

Organisational challenges to delivering child investigative interviewer training via e-learning

Miss Mairi Benson, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 63-73, International journal of police science & management, London, Eng., C1

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Australian prosecutors perceptions of the utility of child investigative interview protocols

Miss Mairi Benson, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 216-229, International journal of police science & management, London, Eng, C1

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Developmental differences in the ability to provide temporal information about repeated events

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Dr Sonja Brubacher, Donna M. Drohan-Jennings, Una Glisic, Prof Martine Powell

(2015), Vol. 29, pp. 407-417, Applied cognitive psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal
2014

An examination of police officers' beliefs about how children report abuse

Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 127-138, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Abingdon, England, C1

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Prosecutors' recommendations for improving child witness statements about sexual abuse

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 189-207, Policing and society, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Does extensive free narrative prompting minimise the effect of mental reinstatement on children's recall of events?

Dr Elli Darwinkel, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 351-359, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Oxford, England, C1

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The relationship between investigative interviewing experience and open-ended question usage

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Rebecca Smith, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 283-292, Police practice and research : an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1

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The impact of community notification on the management of sex offenders in the community : an Australian perspective

Ms Laura Whitting, Prof Andrew Day, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 240-258, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, England, C1

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An examination of the prevalence of temporally leading questions in child witness interviews

Dr Belinda Guadagno, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 16-25, International journal of police science and management, Dalby, Isle of Man, C1

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Police officers' perceptions of the challenges involved in internet child exploitation investigation

Prof Martine Powell, Peter Cassematis, Miss Mairi Benson, A/Prof Stephen Smallbone, Prof Richard Wortley

(2014), Vol. 37, pp. 543-557, Policing : an international journal of police strategies and management, Bingley, England, C1

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International sex offender registration laws : research and evaluation issues based on a review of current scientific literature

Dr Jim Vess, Prof Andrew Day, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Joe Graffam

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 322-335, Police Practice and Research, Abingdon, England, C1-1

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Recommendations for interviewing children about repeated experiences

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 325-335, Psychology, public policy, and law, Washington, DC, C1

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Evaluating police interviewing practices with suspects in child-sexual abuse cases

Ms Julianne Read, Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Mark Kebbell, Becky Milne, Ms Rebecca Steinberg

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 1-22, Policing and society : an international journal of research and policy, London, England, C1

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The association between investigative interviewers' knowledge of question type and adherence to best-practice interviewing

Su-Lin B. Yii, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Belinda Guadagno

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 270-281, Legal and criminological psychology, Chichester, England, C1

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An investigation of the question-types teachers use to elicit information from children

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Helen Skouteris, Dr Belinda Guadagno

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 125-140, Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Prosecutors perspectives on using recorded child witness interviews about abuse as evidence-in-chief

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 374-390, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, London, England, C1

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Police officers' strategies for coping with the stress of investigating internet child exploitation

Prof Martine Powell, Peter Cassematis, Miss Mairi Benson, A/Prof Stephen Smallbone, Prof Richard Wortley

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 32-42, Traumatology, Thousand Oaks, CA, C1

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Prosecutors' perspectives on clarifying terms for genitalia in child sexual abuse interviews

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 49, pp. 297-304, Australian psychologist, Chichester, England, C1

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Police officers' perceptions of interviewing offenders on sex offender registries

Prof Martine Powell

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 255-266, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

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Prosecutors’ perceptions on improving child witness interviews about abuse

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), pp. 229-242, Investigative Interviewing, New York, USA, B1

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Training in investigative interviewing: observations and challenges

Michel St-Yves, A Griffiths, Mireille Cyr, F Gabbert, M Carmans, C Sellie, G Bruneau, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), pp. 245-282, Investigative interviewing - the essentials, Toronto, Ont., B1

chapter

Interviewing children

Mireille Cyr, Jacinthe Dion, Prof Martine Powell

(2014), pp. 63-96, Investigative interviewing - the essentials, Toronto, Ont., B1

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2013

Family functioning, parental psychological distress and child behaviours : evidence from the Victorian child health and wellbeing study

Dr Andre Renzaho, Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof Martine Powell

(2013), Vol. 48, pp. 217-225, Australian psychologist, Oxford, U. K., C1

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Does free recall moderate the effect of mental context reinstatement instructions on children's cued recall?

Dr Paul Dietze, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 881-891, Psychology, crime and law, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Assessing the effectiveness of the cognitive interview for children with severe intellectual disabilities

Rebecca Milne, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell, Sarah Mead

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 18-29, International journal of disability, development and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Does the cognitive interview promote the coherence of narrative accounts in children with and without an intellectual disability?

Mrs Mia Gentle, Rebecca Milne, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 30-43, International journal of disability, development and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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What themes trigger investigative interviewers to ask specific questions when interviewing children?

Dr Belinda Guadagno, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Prof Martine Powell

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 51-60, International journal of police science & management, Dalby, Isle of Man, C1

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Do cognitive interview instructions contribute to false beliefs and memories

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 114-124, Journal of investigative psychology and offender profiling, West Sussex, England, C1

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Victims' perceptions of a new model of sexual assault investigation adopted by Victoria Police

Prof Martine Powell, Rita Cauchi

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 228-241, Police practice and research, Oxon, Eng., C1

journal

Techniques used by investigative interviewers to elicit disclosures of abuse from child witnesses : a critique

Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Prof Martine Powell

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 45-52, Police practice and research, Oxon, England, C1

journal

Improving police officers' perceptions of sexual offending through intensive training

Dr Elli Darwinkel, Prof Martine Powell, Patrick Tidmarsh

(2013), Vol. 40, pp. 895-908, Criminal justice and behavior, Thousand Oaks, California, C1

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A prosecutor's guide to improving child witness interviews about alleged sexual abuse: a view from the Australian context

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 12-22, Investigative Interviewing: research and practice, London, England, C1

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Workplace stressors for investigative interviewers of child-abuse victims

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Belinda Guadagno, Peter Cassematis

(2013), Vol. 36, pp. 1-24, Policing: an international journal of police strategies & management, Bingley, England, C1

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Facilitating child witness interviews' understanding of evidential requirements through prosecutor instruction

Miss Kimberlee Burrows, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Jeromy Anglim

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 263-272, International Journal of Police Science & Management, Isle of Man, UK, C1

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Mental context reinstatement or drawing: which better enhances children's recall of witnessed events and protects against suggestive questions?

Mrs Mia Gentle, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2013), Vol. Early View, pp. -, Australian Journal of Psychology, Richmond, Vic., C1

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An Overview of Current Initiatives to Improve Child Witness Interviews about Sexual Abuse

Prof Martine Powell

(2013), Vol. 25, pp. 711-720, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Sydney, NSW, C1

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Prosecutors' perceptions of the utility of 'relationship' evidence in sexual abuse trials

Elli Darwinkel, Prof Martine Powell, Patrick Tidmarsh

(2013), Vol. 47, pp. 44-58, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, London, England, C1

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2012

A comparison of adult witnesses' suggestibility across various types of leading questions

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell

(2012), Vol. 26, pp. 48-53, Applied cognitive psychology, West Sussex, U. K., C1

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Skill in interviewing reduces confirmation bias

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Dr Stefanie Sharman

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 126-134, Journal of investigative psychology and offender profiling, West Sussex, England, C1

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Professionals' perceptions of a new model of sexual assault investigation adopted by Victoria Police

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Rebecca Wright

(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 333-352, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N. S. W., C1

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Retrieval of episodic versus generic information : does the order of recall affect the amount and accuracy of details reported by children about repeated events?

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2012), Vol. 48, pp. 111-122, Development psychology, Washington, D.C., C1

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Examination of the effect of mental reinstatement of context acress developmental level, retention interval and type of mnemonic instruction

Dr Paul Dietze, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2012), Vol. 19, pp. 89-103, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Oxon, England, C1

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Police officers' ability to play the role of the child during investigative interview training

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Belinda Guadagno

(2012), Vol. 14, pp. 312-321, International journal of police science and management, Isle of Man, England, C1

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Overcoming barriers to best practice interviewing

Prof Martine Powell, Rebecca Steinberg

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 5-9, II-RP journal, London, England, C1

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Whole story : a new framework for conducting investigative interviews about sexual asault

Patrick Tidmarsh, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Elli Darwinkel

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 35-44, II-RP journal, London, England, C1

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A new child protection strategy for Aboriginal communities in Western Australia

Mr Glenn Mace, Prof Martine Powell

(2012), Vol. 24, pp. 273-283, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Youth (in)justice : oral language competence in early life and risk for engagement in antisocial behaviour in adolescence

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

(2012), Vol. 435, pp. 1-6, Trends and issues in crime and criminal justice, Canberra, A. C. T., C1

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Oral language competence, young speakers and the Law

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell, Dixie D. Sanger

(2012), Vol. 43, pp. 496-506, Language, speech and hearing services in schools, Rockville, Md., C1

journal
2011

Life satisfaction amongst police officers working in the area of child abuse investigation

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Adrian Tomyn

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 187-194, International journal of police science and management, Isle of Man, U. K., C1

journal

Improving the legal aspects of police interviewing of suspects

Ms Julianne Read, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 599-611, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Oxon, U. K., C1

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Children's ability to recall unique aspects of one occurrence of a repeated event

Una Glisic, A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), Vol. 25, pp. 351-358, Applied cognitive psychology, West Sussex, England, C1

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The effect of event repetition on the production of story grammar in children's event narratives

Brooke B. Feltis, Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Kim Roberts

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 180-187, Child abuse and neglect, Oxford, U. K., C1

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Investigative interviewing of child sex offender suspects : strategies to assist the application of a narrative framework

Ms Julianne Read, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 163-177, Journal of investigative psychology and offender profiling, West Sussex, U. K., C1

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Effects of practicing episodic versus scripted recall on children's subsequent narratives of a repeated event

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 286-314, Psychology, public policy & law, Washington, D.C., C1

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Oral language competence in incarcerated young offenders : links with offending severity

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 480-489, International journal of speech-language pathology, London, U. K., C1

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Enhancing narrative coherence in simulated interviews about child abuse

Prof Martine Powell, Brooke B. Feltis, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2011), Vol. 34, pp. 198-210, Policing : an international journal of police strategies & management, Bingley, England, C1

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Contrasting the perceptions of child testimony experts, prosecutors and police officers regarding individual child abuse interviews

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Rebecca Wright, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 33-43, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Abingdon, England, C1

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Context reinstatement effects in children’s cued recall of strongly and weakly associated word pairs

Dr Paul Dietze, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 91-100, Australian educational and developmental psychologist, Nedlands, W.A., C1

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The effects of evidence, coherence and credentials on jury decision-making in child sexual abuse trials

Dr Bianca Klettke, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 263-269, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Abingdon, England, C1

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Improving the quality of professionals’ contemporaneous notes taken during interviews about alleged child abuse

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Stefanie Sharman, Rita Cauchi

(2011), Vol. 5, pp. 317-327, Policing, Oxford, England, C1

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Children's ability to estimate the frequency of single and repeated events

Dr Stefanie Sharman, Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Kim Roberts

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 234-242, International journal of police science & management, Dalby, Isle of Man, C1

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Child abuse and sex crimes : examining police officer interview techniques involving juvenile victims

Dr Belinda Guadagno, Prof Martine Powell

(2011), pp. 551-567, Effective crime reduction strategies : international perspectives, Boca Raton, Fla., B1

chapter
2010

Investigative interviewing

Rebecca Milne, Prof Martine Powell

(2010), pp. 208-214, The Cambridge handbook of forensic psychology, New York, N.Y., B1

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A controlled analysis of professionals' contemporaneous notes of interviews about alleged child abuse

Rita Cauchi, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 318-323, Child abuse & neglect, Oxford, England, C1

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Examination of the consistency of interviewer performance across three distinct interview contexts

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Cristina Cavezza, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Dr Mark Stoove

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 585-600, Psychology, crime & law, London, England, C1

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An analysis of police officers decisions about whether to refer cases of child abuse for prosecution

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Romana Calder, Prof Don Thomson

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 715-724, Psychology, crime & law, London, England, C1

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Mental reinstatement of context with child witnesses : does it matter whether context is reinstated 'out loud'?

Dr Paul Dietze, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 439-448, Psychology crime and law, Basingstoke, England, C1

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An examination of the association between interviewer question type and story-grammar detail in child witness interviews about abuse

Brooke B. Feltis, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Pam Snow, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 407-413, Child Abuse & Neglect, Oxford, England, C1

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Examination of the stability and consistency of investigative interviewer performance across similar mock interview contexts

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Ms Cristina Cavezza, Dr Mark Stoove

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 243-260, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, England, C1

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Mental context reinstatement increases resistance to false suggestions after children have experienced a repeated event

Donna M. Drohan-Jennings, A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 594-606, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Oxon, England, C1

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Expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases : the effects of evidence, coherence and credentials on juror decision making

Dr Bianca Klettke, Arthur Graesser, Prof Martine Powell

(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 481-494, Applied cognitive psychology, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Improving the competency of police officers in conducting investigative interviews with children

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Rebecca Wright, Susan Clark

(2010), Vol. 11, pp. 211-226, Police practice and research : an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1

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2009

A qualitative examination of police officers' questioning of children about repeated events

Dr Belinda Guadagno, Prof Martine Powell

(2009), Vol. 10, pp. 61-73, Police Practice and Research: an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Does type of memory practice matter when interviewing children about a single or repeated event?

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 187-192, iIIRG bulletin, Teesside, England, C1

journal

Eyewitness testimony

Prof Martine Powell, Maryanne Garry, Neil Brewer

(2009), pp. 1-42, Expert Evidence, North Ryde, N.S.W., B1

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An evaluation of a self-intiated practice exercise for investigative interviewers of children

Ms Rebecca Wright, Dr Belinda Guadagno, Prof Martine Powell

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 366-376, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

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Investigative interviewing of suspected sex offenders : a review of what constitutes best practice

Ms Julianne Read, Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Mark Kebbell, Rebecca Milne

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 442-459, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

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Professionals' perceptions of electronically recorded interviews with vulnerable witnesses

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Rebecca Wright

(2009), Vol. 21, pp. 205-218, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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An examination of police officers' notes of interviews with alleged child abuse victims

Rita Cauchi, Prof Martine Powell

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 505-515, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

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Getting the story from child witnesses : exploring the application of a story grammar framework

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell, Ms Romana Calder

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 555-568, Psychology, crime and law, London, England, C1

journal

The relationship between job status, interviewing experience, gender, and police officers' adherence to open-ended questions

Ms Rebecca Smith, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Jarrad Lum

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 51-63, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, England, C1

journal

Evaluation of the questions used to elicit evidence about abuse from child witnesses : Australian study

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2009), Vol. 16, pp. 369-378, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

A psychometric evaluation of the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scales : problems associated with measuring suggestibility as a difference score composite

Gilles E. Gignac, Prof Martine Powell

(2009), Vol. 46, pp. 88-93, Personality and individual differences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2008

Designing effective training programs for investigative interviewers of children

Prof Martine Powell

(2008), Vol. 20, pp. 189-208, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W, C1

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Children's perceptions of the role of police: a qualitative study

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Helen Skouteris, Ms Romana Calder

(2008), Vol. 10, pp. 464-473, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

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Children's conception of police authority when responding to requests for assistance

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Clare Wilson, Carl Gibbons, Ms Catherine Croft

(2008), Vol. 9, pp. 5-16, Police practice and research : an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1

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The effect of intra- versus post-interview feedback during simulated practice interviews about child abuse

Prof Martine Powell, Ronald P. Fisher, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 213-227, Child abuse & neglect, Oxford, England, C1

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The effect of intellectual disability on the adherence of child witnesses to a “story grammar” framework

Ms Romana Calder, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Pam Snow

(2008), Vol. 33, pp. 2-11, Journal of intellectual & developmental disability, Abingdon, England, C1

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An examination of the types of leading questions used by investigative interviewers of children

Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Prof Martine Powell

(2008), Vol. 31, pp. 210-225, Policing (Bradford): an international journal of police strategies and management, Bingley, England, C1

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Investigative interviewers' perceptions of the value of different training Tasks on their adherence to open-ended questions with children

Prof Martine Powell, Ms Rebecca Wright

(2008), Vol. 15, pp. 272-283, Psychiatry, psychology, and law : an interdisciplinary journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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An examination of the limitations in investigative interviewer's use of open-ended questions

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Belinda Guadagno

(2008), Vol. 15, pp. 382-395, Psychiatry, psychology, and law : an interdisciplinary journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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The effect of using trained versus untrained adult respondents in simulated practice interviews about child abuse

Prof Martine Powell, Ronald P. Fisher, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 1007-1016, Child abuse & neglect, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Oral language competence, social skills and high-risk boys : what are juvenile offenders trying to tell us?

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 16-28, Children and society, London England, C1

journal
2007

Improving literacy for adult prisoners and offenders

Bernard Meatheringham, Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell, Michael Fewster

(2007), pp. 177-203, Vocational education and training for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia, Adelaide, S. Aust., B1

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The roles of prior experience and the timing of misinformation presentation on young children's event memories

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2007), Vol. 78, pp. 1137-1152, Child development, Chicago, Ill., C1

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The importance of using open-ended questions when interviewing children

Prof Martine Powell

(2007), Vol. 69, pp. 26-27, La Gazette : une publication de la Gendarmerie royale du Canada, Ottawa, Canada, C1

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What makes a good investigative interviewer of children? A comparison of police officers' and experts; perceptions

Ms Rebecca Wright, Prof Martine Powell

(2007), Vol. 30, pp. 21-31, Policing : an international journal of police strategies & management., Bradford, England, C1

journal

What criteria do police officers use to measure the success of an interview with a child?

Ms Rebecca Wright, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Damien Ridge

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 395-404, Psychology, crime and law, London, England, C1

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The impact of experienced versus non-experienced suggestions on children's recall of repeated events

Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Don Thomson, Stephen J. Ceci

(2007), Vol. 21, pp. 649-667, Applied cognitive psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

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Guide to questioning children during the free-narrative phase of an investigative interview

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Pam Snow

(2007), Vol. 42, pp. 57-65, Australian psychologist, London, England, C1

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Particularisation of child abuse offences: common problems when questioning child witnesses

Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Kim Roberts, Dr Belinda Guadagno

(2007), Vol. 19, pp. 64-74, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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How well does the gudjonsson suggestibility scale for children, version 2 predict the recall of false details among children with and without intellectual disabilities?

Miss Katie Miles, Prof Martine Powell, Gilles E. Gignac, Prof Don Thomson

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 217-232, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, England, C1

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2006

A direct examination of the nonlinear (quadratic) association between intelligence and suggestibility in children

Gilles E. Gignac, Prof Martine Powell

(2006), Vol. 20, pp. 617-623, Applied cognitive psychology, Malden, Mass., C1

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The consistency of false suggestions moderates children`s reports of a single instance of a repeated event: predicting increases and decreases in suggestibility.

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2006), Vol. 94, pp. 68-89, Journal of experimental child psychology, Orlando, Fla., C1

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An examination of the questioning styles of police officers and caregivers when interviewing children with intellectual disabilities

Miss Sarah Elizabeth Agnew, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Pam Snow

(2006), Vol. 11, pp. 35-53, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, UK, C1

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Investigative interviewers' perceptions of their difficulty in adhering to open-ended questions with child witnesses

Ms Rebecca Wright, Prof Martine Powell

(2006), Vol. 8, pp. 316-325, International journal of police science and management, London, England, C1

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Police officers' and legal professionals' perceptions regarding how children are, and should be, questioned about repeated abuse

Dr Belinda Guadagno, Prof Martine Powell, Ms Rebecca Wright

(2006), Vol. 13, pp. 251-260, Psychiatry psychology and law, Bowen Hills, Qld., C1

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Child abuse investigation: an in depth analysis of how police officers perceive and cope with daily work challenges

Ms Rebecca Wright, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Damien Ridge

(2006), Vol. 29, pp. 498-512, Policing : an international journal of police strategies & management, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2005

The effect of events context on children's recall of non-experienced events across mutiple interviews

Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Prof Martine Powell

(2005), Vol. 10, pp. 83-101, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, England, C1

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The relationship between child sexual abuse and academic achievement in a sample of adolescent psychiatric inpatients

Ms Sarah Buckley, Prof Sandra Lancaster, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Daryl Higgins

(2005), Vol. 29, pp. 1031-1047, Child abuse & neglect, Oxford, England, C1

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Improving the reliability of child witness testimony in court : the importance of focusing on questioning techniques

Prof Martine Powell

(2005), Vol. 17, pp. 137-143, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

Investigative interviewing

Prof Martine Powell, Ronald P. Fisher, Ms Rebecca Wright

(2005), pp. 11-42, Psychology and law: an empirical perspective, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

The relation between inhibitory control and children`s eyewitness memory

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2005), Vol. 19, pp. 1003-1018, Applied cognitive psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

What`s the story? An exploration of narrative language abilities in male juvenile offenders

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

(2005), Vol. 11, pp. 239-253, Psychology, crime and law, London, England, C1

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Evidence of metacognitive awareness in young children who have experienced a repeated event

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2005), Vol. 19, pp. 1019-1031, Applied cognitive psychology, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Clients who stalk psychologists: prevalence, methods, and motives

Dr Rosemary Purcell, Prof Martine Powell, Paul Mullen

(2005), Vol. 36, pp. 537-543, Professional psychology, research and practice, Arlington, Va., C1

journal
2004

'Marvin the Mouse'; can he assist police to elicit evidence from young children?

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Clare Wilson

(2004), Vol. 5, pp. 205-222, Police practice and research, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Developmental language disorders and adolescent risk: a public-health advocacy role for speech pathologists?

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

(2004), Vol. 6, pp. 221-229, Advances in speech language pathology, San Diego, Calif., C1

journal

Secrecy and suggestibility: are children`s memories for secrets less suggestible than other memories?

Dr Clare Wilson, Prof Martine Powell, Sadhana Raju, Rosanna Romeo

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 251-261, Applied cognitive psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Contemporary comments: interviewing juvenile offenders: the importance of oral language competence

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

(2004), Vol. 16, pp. 220-225, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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The effect of intellectual disability on children's recall of an event across different question types

Miss Sarah Elizabeth Agnew, Prof Martine Powell

(2004), Vol. 28, pp. 273-294, Law and human behavior, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

A comparison of the effectiveness of two suggestibility paradigms in predicting preschoolers` tendency to report a non-experienced event

Miss Katie Miles, Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Mark Stokes

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 1021-1036, Applied cognitive psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

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Police perceptions of interviews involving children with intellectual disabilities: a qualitative inquiry

Natalie M Aarons, Prof Martine Powell, Dr Jan Browne

(2004), Vol. 14, pp. 269-278, Policing & society, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2003

A comparison of preschoolers' recall of experienced versus non-experienced events across multiple interviews

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes, Ms Claire Campbell

(2003), Vol. 17, pp. 935-952, Applied cognitive psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

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Issues related to the interviewer's ability to elicit reports of abuse from children with an intellectual disability: a review

Natalie M Aarons, Prof Martine Powell

(2003), Vol. 14, pp. 257-268, Current issues in criminal justice, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Specialisation within specialisation? Thoughts on the content of contemporary forensic psychology programs

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Terry Bartholomew, Prof Marita Mc Cabe

(2003), Vol. 1, pp. 154-159, International journal of forensic psychology, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

journal

Children's memory of recurring events: is the first event always the best remembered?

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson, Stephen J. Ceci

(2003), Vol. 17, pp. 127-146, Applied cognitive psychology, Chichester, England, C1

journal

The effect of contextual cues on children`s ability to remember an occurence of a repeated event

Miss Sarah Pearse, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2003), Vol. 8, pp. 39-50, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, England, C1

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Individual differences in children's suggestibility : a comparison between intellectually disabled and mainstream samples

Kristie Young, Prof Martine Powell, Paul Dudgeon

(2003), Vol. 35, pp. 31-49, Personality and individual differences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Guidelines for interviewing children during child custody evaluations

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Sandra Lancaster

(2003), Vol. 38, pp. 46-54, Australian psychologist, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

The treatment of multicultural issues in contemporary forensic psychology textbooks

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Terry Bartholomew

(2003), Vol. 10, pp. 254-261, Psychiatry, psychology, and law, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Improving children's recall of an occurrence of a repeated event: is it a matter of helping them to generate options?

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2003), Vol. 27, pp. 365-384, Law and human behavior, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Do simple "groundrules" reduce preschoolers' suggestibility about experienced and nonexperienced events?

Lisa M. Ellis, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

(2003), Vol. 10, pp. 334-345, Psychiatry, psychology, and law : an interdisciplinary journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law., Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Interviewing and assesing clients from different cultural backgrounds: guidelines for all forensic professionals

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Terry Bartholomew

(2003), pp. 625-643, Handbook of psychology in legal contexts, Chichester, England, B1

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2002

The video suggestibility scale for children: how generalizable is children`s performance to other measures of suggestibility?

Ms Felicity McFarlane, Prof Martine Powell

(2002), Vol. 20, pp. 699-716, Behavioral sciences and the law, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Specialist training in investigative and evidential interviewing: is it having any effect on the behaviour of professionals in the field?

Prof Martine Powell

(2002), Vol. 9, pp. 44-55, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Evaluation of the usefulness of 'Marvin'; a computerized assessment tool for investigative interviewers of children

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Clare Wilson, Ms Melissa Hasty

(2002), Vol. 18, pp. 577-592, Computers in human behavior, Oxford, England, C1

journal

An examination of the degree to which IQ, memory performance, socio-economic status and gender predict young children`s suggestibility

Ms Felicity McFarlane, Prof Martine Powell, Paul Dudgeon

(2002), Vol. 7, pp. 227-239, Legal and criminological psychology, Leicester, England, C1

journal

The effect of repeated experience on children's suggestibility across two question types

Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Kim Roberts

(2002), Vol. 16, pp. 367-386, Applied cognitive psychology, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Eliciting children's recall of events: how do computers compare with humans?

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Clare Wilson, Prof Don Thomson

(2002), Vol. 18, pp. 297-313, Computers in human behavior, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Child testimony in custody cases: a review

Angela M. Crossman, Prof Martine Powell, Gabrielle Principe, Stephen J. Ceci

(2002), Vol. 2, pp. 1-31, Journal of forensic psychology, Binghamton, N.Y., C1

journal

Children`s memory and testimony

Stephen J. Ceci, Prof Martine Powell, Gabrielle Principe

(2002), pp. 165-205, Modern scientific evidence (volume 2), St. Paul, Minn, B1

chapter
2001

The makings of a reliable interview with a child witness

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2001), Vol. 18, pp. 25-38, Australian educational and developmental psychologist, Parkville, Vic., C1-1

journal

Children`s memories for repeated events

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Don Thomson

(2001), pp. 69-82, Children`s testimony: a handbook of psychological research and forensic practice, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

Describing individual incidents of sexual abuse: a review of research on the effects of multiple sources of information on children's reports

A/Prof Kim Roberts, Prof Martine Powell

(2001), Vol. 25, pp. 1643-1659, Child abuse and neglect, Oxford, England, C1

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