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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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2017

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

N Westera, M Powell

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 157-172, Policing and society: an international journal of research and policy, Oxford, Eng., C1

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The effects of face-to-face versus live video-feed interviewing on children's event reports

G Hamilton, E Whiting, S Brubacher, M Powell

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 260-273, Legal and criminological psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Interviewing of children for family law matters: a review

K Turoy-Smith, M Powell

(2017), Vol. 52, pp. 165-173, Australian psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

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The relationship between children's age and disclosures of sexual abuse during forensic interviews

C Leach, M Powell, S Sharman, J Anglim

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 79-88, Child maltreatment, London, Eng., C1

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An evaluation of the impact of Australia's first community notification scheme

L Whitting, A Day, M Powell

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 339-355, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

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Children's reasoning about which episode of a repeated event is best remembered

M Danby, S Brubacher, S Sharman, M Powell, K Roberts

(2017), Vol. 31, pp. 99-108, Applied cognitive psychology, London, Eng., C1

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The attrition of indigenous and non-indigenous child sexual abuse cases in two Australian jurisdictions

C Bailey, M Powell, S Brubacher

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 178-190, Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Washington, D.C., C1

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Children's use of sexual body part terms in witness interviews about sexual abuse

K Burrows, M Bearman, J Dion, M Powell

(2017), Vol. 65, pp. 226-235, Child abuse & neglect, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Prosecutors' perceptions on questioning children about repeated abuse

M Powell, K Burrows, S Brubacher, K Roberts

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 74-89, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Lost in the detail: prosecutors' perceptions of the utility of video recorded police interviews as rape complainant evidence

N Westera, M Powell, B Milne

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 252-268, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1-1

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Reporting rates of child sexual abuse in Indigenous communities in two Australian jurisdictions

C Bailey, M Powell, S Brubacher

(2017), Vol. 68, pp. 74-80, Child abuse & neglect, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Evaluation of a database for tracking cases of child sexual abuse.

C Bailey, M powell, G Baksheev

(2017), pp. 1-7, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, C1

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Differential effects of general versus cued invitations on children's reports of a repeated event episode

M Danby, S Sharman, S Brubacher, M Powell, K Roberts

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 794-811, Psychology, crime & law, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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The effects of one versus two episodically oriented practice narratives on children's reports of a repeated event

M Danby, S Brubacher, S Sharman, M Powell

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 442-454, Legal and Criminological Psychology, C1

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2016

Improving child investigative interviewer performance through computer-based learning activities

M Powell, B Guadagno, M Benson

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

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

C Leach, M Powell, J Anglim

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 302-317, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng, C1

journal

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

C Bailey, G Mace, M 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

G Hamilton, S Brubacher, M Powell

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

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Language functioning, mental health and alexithymia in incarcerated young offenders

P Snow, M Woodward, M Mathis, M Powell

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 20-31, International journal of speech-language pathology, Abingdon, England, 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

S Sharman, H Skouteris, M Powell, B Watson

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

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

S Sharman, M Powell, H Skouteris

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

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

S Brubacher, M Powell, P Snow, H Skouteris, B Manger

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

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Investigative Interviewing of Aboriginal children in cases of suspected sexual abuse

G Hamilton, S Brubacher, M Powell

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 363-381, Journal of child sexual abuse, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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A guide to clarifying evidence in Australian child forensic interviews

K Burrows, M Powell, M Benson

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

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Identifying the characteristics of child sexual abuse cases associated with the child or child's parents withdrawing the complaint

L Christensen, S Sharman, M Powell

(2016), Vol. 57, pp. 53-60, Child abuse and neglect, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Identifying the characteristics of child sexual abuse cases that exit the criminal justice system before the forensic interview

L Christensen, S Sharman, M Powell

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 104-114, International journal of police science & management, London, Eng., C1

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Professionals' perceptions regarding the suitability of investigative interview protocols with Aboriginal children

G Hamilton, M Powell, S Brubacher

(2016), pp. 1-10, Australian psychologist, Milton, Qld., C1

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Professionals' perspectives about the challenges of using interpreters in child sexual abuse interviews

M Powell, B Manger, J Dion, S Sharman

(2016), pp. 1-12, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Basingstoke, Eng., C1

journal

Interventions for improving medical students' interpersonal communication in medical consultations

C Gilligan, E James, P Snow, S Outram, B Ward, M Powell, C Lonsdale, A Cushing, J Silverman, T Regan, P Harvey, M Lynagh

(2016), pp. 1-14, Cochrane database of systematic reviews, Oxford, Eng., C1

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2015

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

G Mace, M Powell, M Benson

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

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

M Powell, P Cassematis, M Benson, S Smallbone, R Wortley

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

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

M Powell, M Barnett

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

journal

Professionals' views on child sexual abuse attrition rates

L Christensen, S Sharman, M 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

S Sharman, C Boyd, M Powell

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

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

S Brubacher, M Powell, H Skouteris, B Guadagno

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

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

M Powell, P Bowden, M 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

E Darwinkel, M Powell, S Sharman

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

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

K Roberts, S Brubacher, D Drohan-Jennings, U Glisic, M Powell, W Friedman

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

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Prosecutors' perspectives on clarifying sexual acts in child abuse interviews

K Burrows, M Powell

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

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

A Tomyn, M Powell, P Cassematis, S Smallbone, R Wortley

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

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Child sexual abuse research: challenges of case tracking through administrative databases

C Leach, G Baksheev, M Powell

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 912-919, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

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

J Lum, M Powell, L Timms, P Snow

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

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

M Benson, M Powell

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

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

M Danby, S Brubacher, S Sharman, M Powell

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

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

M Benson, M Powell

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

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

C Bailey, G Mace, M Powell, M Benson

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

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Australian prosecutors perceptions of the utility of child investigative interview protocols

M Benson, M Powell

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

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2014

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

M Powell, C Hughes-Scholes, R Smith, S Sharman

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

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

S Yii, M Powell, B Guadagno

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

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

J Read, M Powell, M Kebbell, B Milne, R Steinberg

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

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Prosecutors' recommendations for improving child witness statements about sexual abuse

K Burrows, M Powell

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

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

C Hughes-Scholes, M Powell, S Sharman

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

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

E Darwinkel, M Powell, S Sharman

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

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Australian police officers' perceptions of sex offender registries

M Powell, A Day, M Benson, J Vess, J Graffam

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 120-133, Policing and society : an international journal of research and policy, Abingdon, England, C1

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

L Whitting, A Day, M Powell

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

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

K Burrows, M Powell

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 374-390, Australian & 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

B Guadagno, M 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

M Powell, P Cassematis, M Benson, S Smallbone, R 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

J Vess, A Day, M Powell, J Graffam

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 322-335, Police practice and research : an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1-1

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Recommendations for interviewing children about repeated experiences

S Brubacher, K Roberts, M Powell

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

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

K Burrows, M Powell

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

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

S Brubacher, M Powell, H Skouteris, B Guadagno

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 125-140, Australian educational and developmental psychologist, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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

M Powell, P Cassematis, M Benson, S Smallbone, R Wortley

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

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Professional attitudes to sex offenders: implications for multiagency and collaborative working

A Day, N Boni, G Hobbs, E Carson, L Whitting, M Powell

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 12-19, Sexual abuse in Australia and New Zealand: an interdisciplinary journal, Melbourne Vic., C1

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Police officers' perceptions of interviewing offenders on sex offender registries

M Powell, A Day, M Benson, J Vess, J Graffam

(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

K Burrows, M Powell

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

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Training in investigative interviewing: observations and challenges

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

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

chapter

Interviewing children

M Cyr, J Dion, M 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

A Renzaho, D Mellor, M McCabe, M 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?

P Dietze, S Sharman, M Powell, D Thomson

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

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Do cognitive interview instructions contribute to false beliefs and memories

S Sharman, M 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

M Powell, R Cauchi

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

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

C Hughes-Scholes, M Powell

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

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

M Gentle, R Milne, M Powell, S Sharman

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

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

R Milne, S Sharman, M Powell, S Mead

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 18-29, 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?

B Guadagno, C Hughes-Scholes, M Powell

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

journal

Improving police officers' perceptions of sexual offending through intensive training

E Darwinkel, M Powell, P Tidmarsh

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

journal

Workplace stressors for investigative interviewers of child-abuse victims

M Powell, B Guadagno, P Cassematis

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

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

E Darwinkel, M Powell, P Tidmarsh

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

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Errors in the identification of question types in investigative interviews of children

M Powell, M Benson, S Sharman, B Guadagno, R Steinberg

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 144-156, International Journal of Police Science and Management, Dalby, Isle of Man, C1

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

K Burrows, M Powell

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

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

M Gentle, M Powell, S Sharman

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

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

M Powell

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

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

K Burrows, M Powell, J Anglim

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

journal

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

J Vess, A Day, M Powell, J Graffam

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 205-218, Police practice and research: an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2012

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

S Sharman, M Powell

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

journal

Skill in interviewing reduces confirmation bias

M Powell, C Hughes-Scholes, S Sharman

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

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

P Dietze, M Powell, D Thomson

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

journal

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

M Powell, R 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?

S Brubacher, K Roberts, M Powell

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

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

S Sharman, C Hughes-Scholes, M Powell, B Guadagno

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

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Oral language competence, young speakers and the Law

P Snow, P Snow, M Powell, M Powell, D Sanger, D Sanger

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

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

P Snow, M Powell

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

journal

A new child protection strategy for Aboriginal communities in Western Australia

G Mace, M Powell

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

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Overcoming barriers to best practice interviewing

M Powell, R 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

P Tidmarsh, M Powell, E Darwinkel

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

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2011

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

B Guadagno, M Powell

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

chapter

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

S Sharman, M Powell, K Roberts

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

journal

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

B Klettke, M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, S Sharman, R Cauchi

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

journal

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

B Feltis, M Powell, K Roberts

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

journal

Improving the legal aspects of police interviewing of suspects

J Read, M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, R Wright, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

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

S Brubacher, U Glisic, K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal

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

P Snow, M Powell

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

journal

A comparative analysis of Australian sex offender legislation for sex offender registries

J Vess, B Langskaill, A Day, M Powell, J Graffam

(2011), Vol. 44, pp. 404-424, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, U. K., C1

journal

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

J Read, M Powell

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

journal

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

S Brubacher, K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, A Tomyn

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

journal

Enhancing narrative coherence in simulated interviews about child abuse

M Powell, B Feltis, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

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

P Dietze, S Sharman, M Powell, D Thomson

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

journal
2010

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

B Klettke, A Graesser, M 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

M Powell, R Wright, S Clark

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

journal

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

M Powell, C Hughes-Scholes, C Cavezza, M Stoove

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

journal

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

M Powell, R Murfett, D Thomson

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

journal

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

M Powell, C Cavezza, C Hughes-Scholes, M Stoove

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

journal

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

B Feltis, M Powell, P Snow, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

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

R Cauchi, M Powell, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

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

P Dietze, M Powell, D Thomson

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

journal

Investigative interviewing

B Milne, M Powell

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

chapter

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

D Drohan-Jennings, K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal
2009

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

B Guadagno, M Powell

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

journal

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

R Wright, B Guadagno, M Powell

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

journal

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

R Smith, M Powell, J Lum

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

journal

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

J Read, M Powell, M Kebbell, R Milne

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

journal

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

G Gignac, M Powell

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

journal

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

P Snow, M Powell, R Murfett

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

journal

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

M Powell, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

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

R Cauchi, M Powell

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

journal

Professionals' perceptions of electronically recorded interviews with vulnerable witnesses

M Powell, R Wright

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

journal

Eyewitness testimony

M Powell, M Garry, N Brewer

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

chapter

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

S Brubacher, K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal
2008

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

P Snow, M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, J Wilson, C Gibbons, C Croft

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

journal

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

R Murfett, M Powell, P Snow

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

journal

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

M Powell, R 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

journal

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

C Hughes-Scholes, M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, R Fisher, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

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

M Powell, B 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

journal

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

M Powell, R Fisher, C Hughes-Scholes

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

journal

Designing effective training programs for investigative interviewers of children

M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, H Skouteris, R Murfett

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

journal
2007

Improving literacy for adult prisoners and offenders

B Meatheringham, P Snow, M Powell, M Fewster

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

chapter

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

M Powell, K Roberts, D Thomson, S Ceci

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

journal

The importance of using open-ended questions when interviewing children

M Powell

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

journal

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

R Wright, M Powell

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

journal

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

K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, P Snow

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

journal

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

R Wright, M Powell, D Ridge

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

journal

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

M Powell, K Roberts, B Guadagno

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

journal

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

K Miles, M Powell, G Gignac, D Thomson

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

journal
2006

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

R Wright, M Powell, D Ridge

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

journal

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

S Agnew, M Powell, P Snow

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

journal

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

R Wright, M Powell

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

journal

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

B Guadagno, M Powell, R Wright

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

journal

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

K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal

A qualitative study exploring barriers to a model of shared care for pre-school children`s oral health

M Gussy, E Waters, N Kilpatrick

(2006), Vol. 201, pp. 165-170, British dental journal, London, England, C1

journal

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

G Gignac, M Powell

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

journal
2005

Investigative interviewing

M Powell, R Fisher, R Wright

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

chapter

Clients who stalk psychologists: prevalence, methods, and motives

R Purcell, M Powell, P Mullen

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

journal

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

S Buckle, S Lancaster, M Powell, D Higgins

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

journal

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

M Powell

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

journal

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

C Jones, M Powell

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

journal

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

P Snow, M Powell

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

journal

The relation between inhibitory control and children`s eyewitness memory

K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal

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

K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal
2004

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

S Agnew, M Powell

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

journal

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

N Aarons, M Powell, J Browne

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

journal

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

K Miles, M Powell, M Stokes

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

journal

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

P Snow, M Powell

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

journal

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

P Snow, M 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?

C Wilson, M Powell, S Raju, R Romeo

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

journal

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

M Powell, C Wilson

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

journal
2003

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

M Powell, T Bartholomew

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

chapter

Guidelines for interviewing children during child custody evaluations

M Powell, S Lancaster

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

journal

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

M Powell, D Thomson, S Ceci

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

journal

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

M Powell, C Jones, C Campbell

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

journal

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

N Aarons, M Powell

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

journal

The treatment of multicultural issues in contemporary forensic psychology textbooks

M Powell, T Bartholomew

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

journal

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

K Young, M Powell, P Dudgeon

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

journal

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

M Powell, D Thomson

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

journal

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

S Pearse, M Powell, D Thomson

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

journal

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

M Powell, T Bartholomew, M McCabe

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

journal

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

L Ellis, M Powell, D Thomson, C Jones

(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
2002

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

M Powell, J Wilson, M Hasty

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

journal

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

M Powell, J Wilson, D Thomson

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

journal

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

F McFarlane, M Powell, P Dudgeon

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

journal

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

M Powell

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

journal

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

M Powell, K Roberts

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

journal

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

F McFarlane, M Powell

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

journal

Children`s memory and testimony

S Ceci, M Powell, G Principe

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

chapter

Child testimony in custody cases: a review

A Crossman, M Powell, G Principe, S Ceci

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

journal
2001

Children`s memories for repeated events

M Powell, D Thomson

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

chapter

The makings of a reliable interview with a child witness

M Powell, D Thomson

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

journal

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

K Roberts, M Powell

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

journal
2000

The effect of a suggestive interview on children's memory of a repeated event: does it matter whether suggestions are linked to a particular incident?

M Powell, K Roberts, D Thomson

(2000), Vol. 7, pp. 182-191, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

The effect of uniform and prior knowledge on children's event reports and disclosure of secrets

M Powell, J Wilson, C Croft

(2000), Vol. 15, pp. 27-40, Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

PRIDE: The essential elements of a forensic interview with an Aboriginal person

M Powell

(2000), Vol. 35, pp. 186-192, Australian Psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal
1999

The effects of repeated experience on children's suggestibility

M Powell, K Roberts, S Ceci, H Hembrooke

(1999), Vol. 35, pp. 1462-1477, Developmental psychology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal

The effects of a computerised interview on children's recall of an event

A Donohue, M Powell, J Wilson

(1999), Vol. 15, pp. 747-761, Computers in human behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
1997

Memories of separate occurrences of an event: Implications for interviewing children

M Powell, D Thomson, P Dietze

(1997), Vol. 78, pp. 600-607, Families in society, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The effect of an intervening interview on children's ability to remember one occurrence of a repeated event

M Powell, D Thomson

(1997), Vol. 2, pp. 247-262, Legal and criminological psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal
1996

Children's memory of an occurrence of a repeated event: effects of age, repetition, and retention interval across three question types

M Powell, D Thomson

(1996), Vol. 67, pp. 1988-2004, Child development, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Understanding and Managing the Occupational Health Impacts on Investigators of Internet Child Exploitation

Prof Richard Wortley, A/Prof Stephen Smallbone, Prof Martine Powell

ARC_DUAPAI ARC_Deakin University Australian Postgraduate Award Industry, ARC Linkage - Projects (APAI)

  • 2012: $15,000
  • 2010: $64,129

Understanding the relationship between child maltreatment and language competence: An evidential interviewing perspective.

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Jarrad Lum, Dr Pam Snow

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2012: $27,995
  • 2011: $41,473
  • 2010: $40,830

The measurement and prediction of police interviewing performance and the dissemination of good practice through a distributive workplace learning system.

Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Mark Kebbell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1 APAI APDI

  • 2009: $118,961
  • 2008: $82,163
  • 2007: $100,760

A Model of Sex Offender Registration, Monitoring, and Risk Management.

Prof Andrew Day, Dr Jim Vess, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Tony Ward, Prof Edgar Carson, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Sharon Casey

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2014: $37,916
  • 2013: $32,353
  • 2012: $36,924

A whole system approach to improving child witnesses' particularisation of sexual abuse offences

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

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2015: $16,964
  • 2014: $51,662
  • 2013: $98,676
  • 2012: $62,309

Threshold Decisions in Determining Whether to Prosecute Child Sexual Abuse - University of Sydney led

Dr Judy Cashmore, A/Prof Rita Shackel, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Prof Patrick Parkinson, Adj/Prof Nicholas Cowdery

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2017: $56,250
  • 2016: $62,520

Other Public Sector Funding

Getting the story in forensic interviews with child witnesses.

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

  • 2007: $10,000
  • 2006: $7,256

Evaluation of the Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team (SOCIT) and Multidisciplinary Centre Pilot Program

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

  • 2009: $67,496
  • 2008: $67,500

Oral language competence and interpersonal violence: Exploring links in incarcerated young males.

Dr Pam Snow, Prof Martine Powell

  • 2011: $9,532
  • 2010: $9,533
  • 2009: $28,599

The measurement and prediction of police interviewing performance and the dissemination of good practice through a distributive workplace learning system.

Prof Martine Powell, A/Prof Mark Kebbell, Dr Carolyn Hughes-Scholes

  • 2010: $19,576
  • 2009: $19,577
  • 2008: $41,892
  • 2007: $33,438

A whole system approach to improving child witnesses' particularisation of sexual abuse offences

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

  • 2014: $50,000
  • 2013: $50,000
  • 2012: $50,000

WA Police and DCP forensic interview: Development and Evaluation Agreement

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Belinda Guadagno

  • 2014: $80,000
  • 2013: $80,000
  • 2012: $100,000

Child Forensic Interviews - Research and Training Partnership

Prof Martine Powell

  • 2015: $50,000
  • 2014: $50,000
  • 2013: $50,000

Australian Professional's views regarding the taking of complainants' evidence in sexual abuse cases

Prof Martine Powell

  • 2016: $77,269
  • 2015: $273,497
  • 2014: $90,909

Specialist training for investigative interviewers

Prof Martine Powell, Miss Lydia Timms, Miss Mairi Benson

  • 2017: $85,096
  • 2016: $136,154
  • 2015: $34,038

Literature review of the effectiveness of specialist police investigate units

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Elli Darwinkel, Ms Chelsea Leach

  • 2015: $15,340

UTas training consultancy

Prof Martine Powell, Dr Nina Westera

  • 2017: $120,000

Industry and Other Funding

Provision of training to enrolled Participants of the Canadian Child Abuse Association

Prof Martine Powell

  • 2017: $14,482
  • 2016: $10,259
  • 2015: $30,033

Supportiveness versus Familiarity effects on Children's Recall across Repeated Interviews

Dr Sonja Brubacher, Prof Martine Powell

  • 2016: $6,241

Interview techniques for vulnerable witnesses

Prof Martine Powell

  • 2017: $74,691

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Laura Jayne Whitting

Thesis entitled: The Impact of Community Notification Policies on the Management of Sex Offenders

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Catherine Bailey

Thesis entitled: Access to justice: Reporting child sexual abuse in Australian Indigenous communities

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2016

Gemma Caddy Christie Hamilton

Thesis entitled: Improving Investigative Interviews with Aboriginal Children

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Mairi Benson

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of a Comprehensive Interactive Training System for Investigative Interviewers of Children

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2015

Chelsea Leach

Thesis entitled: The effect of complainant age on outcomes in the criminal justice system: Case tracking from report to conviction

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2014

Kimberlee Shannon Burrows

Thesis entitled: IMPROVING THE EVIDENTIAL QUALITY OF CHILD WITNESS STATEMENTS ABOUT SEXUAL ABUSE

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Elli Darwinkel

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of Victoria Police SOCIT-MDC reforms for sexual assault investigation

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2013

Mia Gentle

Thesis entitled: The effectiveness of the cognitive interview procedure with child witnesses

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2012

Brooke Langskaill

Thesis entitled: The Influence of Propensity Evidence on Juror Decision-making

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Natalie Jane Gately

Thesis entitled: Second Families...First Class. An investigation into the experience of stepfamilies in Australia

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2011

Julianne Read

Thesis entitled: Best-practice in Interviewing of Suspects in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Rebecca Smith

Thesis entitled: Individual Factors Associated with Investigative Interviewers' use of Non-leading Open-ended Questions

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Alana Johnston

Thesis entitled: Delayed Allegations of Sexual Abuse, Complainant Credibility and Juror Verdict

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

T'Meika Knapp

Thesis entitled: Defences to Homicide: Gender, Relationship and the Homosexual Advance Defence

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2010

Brooke Feltis

Thesis entitled: Factors Impacting Story-Grammar Production in Children's Narrative Accounts of Events

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Rita Cauchi

Thesis entitled: Police Officers' Note-Taking of Interviews with Alleged Child Abuse Victims

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2009

Elise Brenton

Thesis entitled: Community's Attitudes Towards Intimate Partner Homicide: Applicability of Legal Reform

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Aaron Cunningham

Thesis entitled: How the Public Perceive Stalking

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2008

Cristina Cavezza

Thesis entitled: An Examination of the Consistency of Investigative Interviewers' Performance

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2006

Maxine Cleghorn

Thesis entitled: The Impact of Propensity Evidence on Juror Decisions

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Rebecca Wright

Thesis entitled: Investigative Interviewing of Children: Barriers to Adopting `Best-Practice' Guidelines

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Belinda Guadagno

Thesis entitled: Police Officers' Questioning of Children about Repeated Abuse

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2005

Katie Miles

Thesis entitled: The Usefulness of Suggestibility Scales in Predicting Children's False Reports of Events

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Melissa Hasty

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of Bayesian Belief Networks for Diagnosis of Psychotic Disorders

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Carolyn Hughes-Scholes (nee Jones)

Thesis entitled: An Investigation of the Boundaries of Young Children's Reporting of Non-Experienced Events

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2004

Sarah Elizabeth Agnew

Thesis entitled: Investigative Interviewing of Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2003

Aine McGovern

Thesis entitled: An Analysis of Children's Merging Errors

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2002

Sarah Pearse

Thesis entitled: The Effect of Mental Reinstatement on Children's Ability to Remember a Repeated Event

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2001

Felicity McFarlane

Thesis entitled: An Evaluation of the Validity and Usefulness of the Video Suggestibility Scale for Children

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2017

Susan Louise Mills

Thesis entitled: An examination of appeals against conviction in child sexual abuse trials

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Patrick Charles Tidmarsh

Thesis entitled: Training sexual crime investigators to get the "Whole Story"

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2016

Meaghan Danby

Thesis entitled: Examining interview techniques to assist children¿s recall of repeated events

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Larissa Christensen

Thesis entitled: Pathway to justice: Examining the attrition of child sexual abuse cases

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2013

Rachel Parsons

Thesis entitled: How do Leading Questions Impact Children with an Intellectual Disability?

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2008

Fiona Jayne Murphy

Thesis entitled: Professionals' Attributions and Referral Decisions when Working with Domestic Violence Clients

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2005

Sarah Gray

Thesis entitled: Enhancing Juror Decision-Making through Provision of Transcripts

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2004

Catherine Croft

Thesis entitled: Provoked and Spontaneous Life Satisfaction Judgements

Master of Arts (Psychology), School of Psychology

Nicole Moriarty

Thesis entitled: Emotional Intelligence among Adolescent Sexual Offenders

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2003

Sarah Buckley

Thesis entitled: Factors Influencing the Relationship between Sexual Abuse and Academic Achievement

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Nicole Woodhouse

Thesis entitled: An Analysis of Cognitive Distortions in Adolescent Offenders and Non-offenders

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology