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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Naomi Pfitzner is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre at Monash University. Naomi completed her PhD at Melbourne University in 2016 following which she was appointed as a postdoctoral researcher with the Gendered Violence and Abuse Research Alliance (GeVARA) at RMIT University.

 

Naomi has extensive research experience in family violence prevention and response. She conducts research in the area of family violence, gender, family studies, social policy and law. Her work has a key focus on the primary prevention of family violence. Naomi’s doctoral research examined men’s engagement with intimate partner violence primary prevention programs. More recently, she conducted a commissioned evaluation of a family violence workforce capacity building project in the Victorian social services sector. Naomi was also engaged by Our Watch to evaluate a family violence primary prevention intervention targeting parents. Other projects have included working with clients, practitioners and stakeholders in the family violence, community services, health, education and justice sectors. She has been a part of several systems and practice evaluations of work aimed at reducing family violence and promoting gender equality at both a state and federal level. Naomi has conducted contracted research and evaluation for Our Watch, the Victorian Council of Social Services, the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, Victoria Police Family Violence Command, the Family Law Council and Family Safety Victoria. The findings of her research have been published in leading international journals and presented at national and international conferences on criminology, family studies and family violence. 

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Projects

EPFVWP: Evaluation of the Enhanced Pathways to Family Violence Work Project

Pfitzner, N., Harris, L. & Ramcharan, P.

1/03/1830/06/19

Project: Research

The Power of Parents Snapshot Evaluation

Pfitzner, N., Harris, L. & Hamilton, G.

1/03/1811/06/18

Project: Research

Research Output

  • 3 Commissioned Report
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Review Article

Bringing men in from the margins: Father-inclusive practices for the delivery of parenting interventions

Pfitzner, N., Humphreys, C. & Hegarty, K., 7 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Child and Family Social Work. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A teacher's role in preventing violence

Pfitzner, N. & Hamilton, G., 2019, In : Bedrock. 24, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Building Workforce Capability in the Family Violence Sector

Pfitzner, N., 1 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Prizes

Arts Education Fellowship Awards

Pfitzner, Naomi (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities

  • 1 Public event

Early Years Gender Equity Poster Launch

Naomi Pfitzner (Contributor)

5 Dec 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Press / Media

Parents can promote gender equality and help prevent violence against women. Here’s how

Naomi Pfitzner, Gemma Hamilton, Anastasia Powell & Gemma Hamilton

30/07/1824/09/18

2 items of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature