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Spangaro, Jo Prof

Discipline Lead, Social Work, School of Health and Society

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • My research focuses on interventions to prevent and address the impacts of sexual violence, intimate partner violence and child abuse, with attention to vulnerable populations including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, refugees and people living in humanitarian crises.

Selected Publications


Other Research Activities


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Nature and impact of intimate partner/ sexual violence and interventions to prevent/ address impacts. Links between gender-based violence and mental health other vulnerabilities. Child sexual abuse and interventions to respond. 

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Master of Philosophy -SOC The Lived Experience and Support Needs of Kinship Carers: Informing Practice for Birth Family Contact
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Barriers and enablers of Domestic Violence Routine Screening in New South Wales mental health services Abetu, Dereje

Full Name


  • Prof Jo Spangaro

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    AUSTRALIA

    2522

    Australia

  • University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    AUSTRALIA

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • My research focuses on interventions to prevent and address the impacts of sexual violence, intimate partner violence and child abuse, with attention to vulnerable populations including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, refugees and people living in humanitarian crises.

Selected Publications


Other Research Activities


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Nature and impact of intimate partner/ sexual violence and interventions to prevent/ address impacts. Links between gender-based violence and mental health other vulnerabilities. Child sexual abuse and interventions to respond. 

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Master of Philosophy -SOC The Lived Experience and Support Needs of Kinship Carers: Informing Practice for Birth Family Contact
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Barriers and enablers of Domestic Violence Routine Screening in New South Wales mental health services Abetu, Dereje

Full Name


  • Prof Jo Spangaro

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    AUSTRALIA

    2522

    Australia

  • University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    AUSTRALIA

    2522

    Australia