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Associate Professor Pamela Henry

Associate Professor Pamela Henry

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5415, Mobile: 0421 837 237, Email: pamela.henry@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.316
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5415  
Mobile: 0421 837 237  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5894  
Email: pamela.henry@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.316  

 

Pamela Henry is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business and Law's School of Law and Justice. Pamela is the Director of the Sellenger Centre for research in Law, Justice and Social Change. She is a member of the ECU Human Research Ethics Committee, Faculty of Business and Law Board, Research and Higher Degrees Committee and Ethics Sub Committee.

Availability

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Current teaching

  • LAW4130 Innocence Project

Background

Associate Professor Pamela Henry is the Director of the Sellenger Centre for research in Law, Justice and Social Change.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Charles Sturt University
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours (Psych)Hons, Edith Cowan University

Professional associations

  • ECU Human Research Ethics Committee, Member
  • ECU Sellenger Centre for Research in Law, Justice and Social Change, Director
  • ECU Faculty of Business and Law Board, Member
  • ECU Faculty of Business and Law Research and Higher Degrees Committee, Member
  • ECU Faculty of Business and Law Ethics Sub Committee, Member

Research

Research areas and interests

  • Policing
  • Miscarriage of justice
  • Family and family law
  • Suicide prevention

Recent research grants

  • WA Suicide prevention strategy, Centrecare, Grant, 2014, $200,000.
  • Criminal Justice Review Project, Public purpose trust, Grant, 2014, $31,478.
  • Assisting student transition to university: success stories that support commencing students, Faculty Teaching and Learning Grant, 2014, $3,463.
  • WA Suicide prevention strategy, Centrecare, Grant, 2013, $338,666.
  • Criminal Justice Review Project, Public purpose trust, Grant 2013, $31,478.
  • FIFO worker supports, Lifeline, Grant, 2013, $22,727.27.
  • The role of similarity in person identification, Business and Law Starter Grant, 2013, $10,000.
  • Evaluation of Indigenous Justice Programs, Attorney General, Grant, 2013, $100,800.
  • General misconduct, CCC, Grant, 2013, $5,000.
  • Misconduct within the health sector, CCC, Grant, 2013, $5,000.
  • Public sector misconduct, CCC, Grant, 2013, $5,000.
  • FIFO worker support preferences, Lifeline WA, Grant, 2013, $25,000.
  • Social enterprises in the social service sector, Mission Australia, Grant, 2012, $50,000.
  • DUMA, Australian Institute of Criminology, Grant, 2011 - 2012, $151,278.80.
  • Implementation of the WA Suicide Prevention Strategy, Centrecare, Grant, 2011, $1,000,000.
  • Evaluation of Indigenous Justice Programs, Department of the Attorney General, Grant, 2010, $369,600.
  • Criminal Justice Review Project, ECU T&L Funding, Grant, 2010, $4,825.35.
  • Inappropriate use of the WA Police Incident Management System, WA Police, Grant, 2010, $10,000.
  • Need for FRC services in prison populations, Centrecare, Grant 2010, $38,450.
  • Problem gambling in CALD communities, Centrecare, Grant, 2010, $53,280.
  • DUMA, Australian Institute of Criminology, Grant, 2010, $151,278.80.
  • Criminal Justice Review Project, Public Purpose Trust, Grant, 2010, $200,586.10.

Recent publications

Journal articles

  • Rajakaruna, N., Henry, P.J., & Scott, A.J. (in press). A necessary safety net: Use of a confidential internal telephone line to report unethical behaviour. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15614263.2014.932695
  • Hamilton, K, & Henry, P. (2014). FDR in prisons: meeting the needs of Aboriginal clients. Australian Dispute Resolution Journal, 24 (4), 224-229
  • Rajakaruna, N., Henry, P., Crous, C. Fordham, A. (2013). Community Intelligence: Exploring Human Source as a New Frontier. Australasian Policing: A Journal of Professional Practice and Research, 5(1), 25-29.
  • Henry, P. & Hamilton, K. (2013). Issues and barriers to the provision of FDR in prisons. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 24 (3), 12-30.
    Henry, P. & Hamilton, K. (2012). The Inclusion of Children in Family Dispute Resolution in Australia: Balancing Welfare Versus Rights Principles. International Journal of Children's Rights, 20(4), 584-602, DOI: 10.1163/157181812X634832.
  • Henry, P.,  Hamilton, K. (2011). Family dispute resolution in the new family relationship centres: Practitioner perspectives. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal.
  • Henry, P. & Hamilton, K. (2011). FDR practitioners working in the FRC system: issues and challenges. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 22(2), 103-110.
  • Hamilton, K. & Henry, P. (2011). The role of counsellors in the new family relationship centres: Practitioner perspectives. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal.
  • Henry, P. & McCue, J. (2009). The experience of non-residential stepmothers. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 50(3), 185-205, United States, DOI: 10.1080/10502550902717780.

Conference publications

  • Henry, P. & Rajakaruna, N. (2014). Public preferences for Crime Stopper models and likelihood of engaging with Crime Stoppers. Paper presented at the National Crime Stoppers Conference, 16-18 October. Darwin, Northern Territory.
  • Rajakaruna, N. & Henry, P. (Oct, 2013). Research on the effectiveness of Crime Stopper models within a national context. Paper presented at the National Crime Stoppers Conference. Hobart, Tasmania.
  • Scott, A.J., Tudor-Owen, J., Henry, P.J., Pedretti, P., & Bull, R. (2013). Is preparation everything? An analysis of police recruits’ plans for interviews with witnesses. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group, 3-5 July, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  • Scott, A.J., Tudor-Owen, J., Henry, P.J., Pedretti, P., & Bull, R. (2013). Is preparation everything? An analysis of police recruits’ plans for interviews with witnesses. Poster presented at the Australian Psychological Society Forensic Psychology National Conference, 18-20 April, Fremantle, Australia.
  • Scott, A.J., Savilla, K.E., Henry, P.J., Dear, G.E. (2010). Community perceptions of stalking: Definitions of stalking and illegal conduct in Western Australia. Paper to be presented at The British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, 22-25 June, Canterbury, UK.
  • Scott, A.J., Stratton, G., Wylie, K., & Henry, P.J. (2010).The effect of statistical DNA evidence on mock-jury decision making. Paper to be presented at the 20th Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law, 15-18 June, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Duffy, L., Henry, P., Stratton, G., & Isaacson, N. (2009). Criminalisation of the Mentally Ill. Paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference. Perth, Western Australia.
  • Henry, P.J., & Clarke, S. (Nov, 2009). Stepparents and the family law system : It is just too complicated to be inclusive. Paper presented at the Family Relationship Services Australia Conference, Children and Families : Reducing Risk, Building Resilience. Sydney, Australia.
  • Henry, P.J., Isaacson, N., Clarke, S. (2009). The experience of stepparents within the Midland Family relationship Centre. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. Fremantle, Western Australia.
  • Henry, P.J., Duffy, L. (2009). Sellenger Centre Criminal Justice Review Project : Risk to Students. Paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference. Perth, Western Australia.
  • Isaacson, N. Henry, P. (Nov, 2009). Internal integrity systems: Managing risk in a policing context. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference. Perth, Western Australia.
  • Isaacson, N., Henry, P., McCue, J. (Nov, 2009). The experience of non-residential stepmothers. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. Fremantle, Western Australia.
  • Stratton, G., Henry, P., Isaacson, N., Duffy, L. (2009). Agenda for Innocence. Paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference. Perth, Western Australia.

Industry Reports

  • Sellenger Centre (2014). One Life Suicide Prevention Strategy: Research, development and evaluation final report. Report submitted to Centrecare Inc.
  • Sellenger Centre. (2013). Evaluation of the Human Source Management Pilot Project: South East Metro Region. Report submitted to WA Police, February 2013.
  • Sellenger Centre. (1013). One Life Suicide Prevention Strategy. Preliminary Findings Report.
  • Sellenger Centre. (2013). “Report A”. Report submitted to Corruption and Crime Commission, June 2013.
  • Sellenger Centre. (2013). “Report B”. Report submitted to Corruption and Crime Commission, June 2013.
  • Sellenger Centre. (2013). FIFO/DIDO Mental Health Research Report. A report prepared for Lifeline WA, Raw Hire and the Australian Institute of Management in WA.

Research student supervision

  •  Master of Criminal Justice, Mid West- Gascoyne District Police Officers' Experience With The Cannabis Infringement Notice Scheme.
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