Dr Peter Jaffe

Professor

Director, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children

Degree:BSc (McGill University), MA, PhD (University of Western Ontario)
Email:pjaffe@uwo.ca
Phone:519.661.2111
X 82018
Office:FEB 1163-A
ARC:

Applied Psychology

Profile

Dr. Peter Jaffe is a Psychologist and Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University and the Academic Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children. He is the Director Emeritus for the London Family Court Clinic, which is a children's mental health centre specializing in issues that bring children and families into the justice system in London, Ontario. He has co-authored ten books, 29 chapters and over 80 articles related to domestic violence, the impact of domestic violence on children, homicide prevention and the role of the criminal and family justice systems. For the past 30 years, he has presented workshops across the United States and Canada, as well as Australia, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Europe to various groups including judges, lawyers, health, mental health professionals and educators. Since 1999, he has been on faculty for the National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges in the US for judicial education programs entitled “Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases”. He was a founding member of Ontario's Chief Coroner’s Domestic Violence Death Review Committee. He has also been instrumental in developing violence prevention programs for schools and has been a trustee on the Thames Valley District School Board since 1980. In 2009, he was named an Officer in the Order of Canada by the Governor General for his work preventing domestic violence in the community.

Expertise Areas

Research

Grants Over $500,000

2015-2020

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative for Vulnerable Populations (with Myrna Dawson)

2008-2015

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

“Strategic Knowledge Clusters, Research Network: Canadian Prevention Science Cluster for Children and Youth.” (with D. Wolfe, C. Crooks, D. Chiodo)

2004-2008

Ontario Trillium Foundation

“A resource for implementing a paradigmatic approach to violence prevention.” (with C. Crooks)

2003-2008

Canadian Institute of Health Research

“Controlled longitudinal evaluation of a school-based program to prevent adolescent dating violence and related risk behaviors.” (with D. Wolfe and C. Crooks)

2000-2002 

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Ongoing project development and dissemination of four ‘user-friendly’ handbooks on children exposure to domestic violence for educators, youth justice workers, probation officers, police and early childhood workers. (with Dr. L. Baker)

1993-1998

Health and Welfare Canada/Social Science and Humanities Research Council

The London Coordinating committee to End Woman Abuse, Fanshawe College and the University of Western Ontario co-operatively developed a proposal to Health and Welfare Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for a Family Violence and Violence Against Women Research Centre in London. This is in response to a federal government initiative to develop five “Centres of Excellence” in Canada.

Grants Over $250,000

2011-2013

Ontario Women’s Directorate

Threat Assessment/Risk Management Training

2000-2003

Department of Justice (National Crime Prevention Centre)

Evaluation and monitoring the Family Service Centre of Ottawa-Carleton and the John Howard Society of Ottawa-Carleton Children Who Witness Violence Project, and to develop a program model for use in Canada. The project is in collaboration with the Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children, and the Children’s Aid Society of London/Middlesex. (with Dr. L Baker and A.Cunningham)

1994-1995

Health Canada

“A.S.A.P.: A School-based Anti-violence Program.” A primary prevention program for adolescents in London secondary schools dealing with violence in relationships to develop dissemination strategies, regional seminars, a video and a training manual. (with Dr. M. Suderman)

Grants Over $100,000

2013-2015

Ontario Women’s Directorate

Domestic Violence Training for Professionals

2011-2012  

Department of Justice Canada

Knowledge exchange on Safety Planning, Risk Assessment & Risk Management

1998-2001 

Atkinson Charitable Foundation

“‘Access Denied’, Poverty and Woman Abuse: The Double Disadvantage” Exploring the double disadvantage experienced by women and children when poverty and woman abuse are features of relationships and their aftermath.

1989-1990

Ministry of Justice, Solicitor General of Canada, Solicitor General of Ontario

“Impact and effectiveness of the policy directive that police lay charges in all wife abuse incidents where reasonable and probable grounds exist.”

1984-1985 

Ontario Justice Secretariat

“The impact of police laying charges in cases of wife assault.”

1979-1981

Solicitor General of Canada

“The Response of the Criminal Justice System to Wife Abuse.”

1974-1980

Solicitor General of Canada

“Police Family Crisis Intervention.”

Grants $50,000 - $100,000

2008

Department of Justice Ottawa, Ministry of the Attorney General and Ontario Women’s Directorate

“A National Think-Tank on Domestic Violence Homicide Review.”

2007-2018

Ontario Women’s Directorate

Prevention of Domestic Violence “Neighbours, Friends and Families”

2001-2002  

“Building Healthy Non-Violent Relationships Among At Risk Youth.”

Develop new grade nine curriculum on violence prevention based on feedback from secondary school students and community agencies.

2000-2001

Community Mobilization Fund, National Crime Prevention Centre

1999-2000

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Project to develop a “user friendly” handbook on childhood exposure to domestic violence for educators, youth justice workers, probation officers, police, and early childhood workers.

Grants $25,000 - $50,000

2012-2013

Canadian Women’s Foundation

“Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative” A grant to develop a website to be a depository of information on domestic homicide prevention   

2000-2001

Law Commission of Canada

“Child Abuse in Community Institutions and Organizations: Improving Public and Professional Understanding.” A grant to review the impact of institutional abuse on children and adolescents. The final report highlights the unique impact when abuse jeopardizes the safety of youths in educational, recreational and religious settings

1992-1994

The Donner Canadian Foundation

Expansion of the Violence Prevention Program with the Board of Education for the City of London, Middlesex County Board of Education and the London & Middlesex County Roman Catholic Separate School Board.

1997-1998 

Health Canada

Project to develop a Handbook for health, social services and child care professionals on the issue of the effects on children exposed to woman abuse, for distribution by the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence.

Grants Under $25,000

2013

Department of Justice Canada 

Risk factors for children in situations of family violence in the context of separation and divorce

2012

Social Sciences Humanities Research Council

Domestic violence risk assessment and management in the workplace.

2010

Ontario Ministry of Education (in partnership with Ontario Public School Boards Association)

Developing Media Violence Tools and Curriculum for Educators and Parents.

2008

Ontario Ministry of Education

Engaging Parents in Media Violence Education – Parent Involvement Grant.

2005

Canadian Department of Justice

Literature review on family violence and parenting arrangements after violence.

2000-2001

Law Commission of Canada

A project to provide Canadians with a meaning full dollar estimate of some of the major economic costs directly associated with child abuse.

1998-1999

City of London

“Youth in the Downtown Project” Consultative project for the Community and Protective Services Committee of the City of London, in collaboration with the Whitehead Research Consultant Ltd.

1996-1997

National Institute of Mental Health

Project to study the “Severity and Course of Abuse Sequelae: An Expansion of the PTSD Formulation.”

1995-1996

Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children

“Evaluation of groups for children who have witnessed violence.” A pilot study on CAS/Community based groups for children.

1995-1996

Ontario Hydro Citizenship Program and the London Free Press C.A.R.E. Program

“A.S.A.P.: A School-based Anti-violence Program (Edition II)” Including three new resource chapters related to Bullying, Dating Violence and Sexual Harassment, and Media Violence.

1994-1995

Samuel & Saidye Bronfman Family Foundation

Family Violence Prevention Newsletter #4.

In The News

London Free Press (P. G Jaffe). Tori Stafford juror argues she was traumatized during the trial (November 11, 2016) Available: http://www.lfpress.com/2016/11/07/tori-stafford-juror-argues-she-was-traumatized-during-the-trial

CBC (P. G Jaffe). Parents who kill their children: Why would someone do the unthinkable? (April 28, 2016). Available: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/parents-kill-children-why-1.3555456

Simcoe News (P. G Jaffe) . Facing domestic violence: How a Collingwood woman's murder may be saving lives (March 10, 2016). Available: http://www.simcoe.com/news-story/6383734-facing-domestic-violence-part-3-collingwood-murder-suicide-helped-crisis-workers/

The Globe and Mail (P. G Jaffe). Facing Domestic Violence Part 2: How a Collingwood woman’s murder may be saving lives (March 9, 2016). Available: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/manitoba-approves-bill-to-offer-victims-of-domestic-violence-leave-from-work/article29255554/

CBC Podcasts (P. G Jaffe ). When abused is exposed inside organizations (March 2, 2016). Available: http://www.cbc.ca/ontariotoday/2016/03/02/when-abuse-is-exposed-inside-organizations/

CBC News Manitoba (P. G Jaffe). Breaching boundaries: Disciplined physicians often given 2 nd chance to practices (January 21, 2016). Available: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/doctors-discipline-patient-boundaries-1.3405780

Recent Publications

Books

Jaffe, P.G., Wolfe, D.A., & Campbell, M. (2011). Growing Up with Domestic Violence: Assessment, intervention & prevention strategies for children & adolescents. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe & Huber.

Jaffe, P.G., Crooks, C.V., & Watson, L (2009). Creating Safe School Environments: From Small Steps to Sustainable Change. London, ON: Althouse Press.

Wolfe, D.A., Jaffe, P.G., & Crooks, C.V. (2006). Adolescent Risk Behaviours: Why Teens Experiment and Strategies to Keep them Safe. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Jaffe, P.G., Baker, L.L., & Cunningham, A. (Eds.) (2004). Protecting children from domestic violence: Strategies for community intervention. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Jaffe, P. G., Wolfe, D., Crooks, C., Hughes, R., & Baker, L. L. (2004). The fourth R: Developing healthy relationships through school-based interventions. Protecting children from domestic violence: Strategies for community intervention, 200-218.

Jaffe, P.G. & Lemon, N., & Poisson, S. (2003) Child custody & Domestic Violence: A call for safety and accountability. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Geffner, R., Jaffe, P. & Sudermann, M. (2000). Children exposed to family violence: Current issues in research, intervention & prevention, & policy development. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Jaffe, P.G., Lemon, N.K., Sandler, J., & Wolfe, DA (1996). Working together to end domestic violence. Tampa, FL: Mancorp Publishing.

Peled, E., Jaffe, P.G., & Edleson, J.L. (1995). Ending the cycle of violence: Community responses to children of battered women. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Leschied, A.W., Jaffe, P.G., & Willis W., (1991). The Young Offenders Act: A Revolution in Canadian Juvenile Justice. University of Toronto Press: Toronto, Ontario.

Jaffe, P., Wolfe, D., & Wilson, S. (1990). Children of battered women. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Chapters in Books

David, R. & Jaffe, P. (in press). Protecting Children Living with Domestic Violence & Risk of Homicide: The Context of Immigration. In D. Tyson and T. Brown (Eds.) When Parents Kill Children: Understanding Filicide. Sydney AU: Palgrave McMillan.

Dawson, M., Jaffe, P., Campbell, M., Lucas, W., & Kerr, K. (in press). The development of Canada’s first domestic violence death review committee. In M. Dawson (Ed.) Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews: An International Perspective. London UK: Palgrave McMillan.

Crooks, C. V., Jaffe, P. G., & Dunlop, C. (2017). Programs for children exposed to violence. In C. Renzetti, R. Bergen, & J. Edleson (Eds.), Sourcebook on Violence Against Women (3 rd ed.). Thousand Oaks: CA: Sade Publication, Inc.

Fairbairn, J., Jaffe, P., & Dawson, M. (2017). Challenges in defining domestic homicide: Considerations for research & practice. In M. Dawson (Eds.). Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews: An International Perspective. London, UK: Palgrave McMillan.

Jaffe, P., Fairbairn, J., & K Reif. (2017). Children at risk of homicide in the context of intimate partner violence. In J. Campbell and J. Messing (Eds.) Assessing Dangerousness: Violence by Batterers and Child Abusers (3rd Edition). New York NY: Springer Publishing.

Jaffe, P., Campbell, M., Reif, K., Fairbairn, J., & R. David. (2017 ). Children, domestic homicide and death reviews. In M. Dawson (Ed.) Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews: An International Perspective. London UK: Palgrave McMillan.

Crooks, C. V., Jaffe, P. G., & Bala, N. (2010). Factoring in the effects of children's exposure to domestic violence in determining appropriate post-separation parenting plans. In M. T Hannah, B. Goldstein (Eds.), Domestic Violence, abuse, and child custody: Legal strategies and policy issues (pp. 22.1 - 22.52). Kingston, New Jersey: Civic Research Institute Inc.

Crooks, C.V., Wolfe, D.A. & Jaffe, P.G. (2007). School-based adolescent dating violence prevention: Enhancing effective practice with a gender strategic approach. In K. Kendall-Tackett & S.

Giacomoni, Eds ., Intimate Partner Violence. (pp 16-2 – 16-18), Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

Wolfe, D.A., Crooks, C.V., Hughes, R. & Jaffe, P.G. (2008). The Fourth R: A school-based program to reduce violence and risk behaviors among youth. In D. Pepler & W. Craig (Eds.), Understanding  and addressing bullying: An international perspective (pp. 184-197). Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.

Jaffe, P.G., Poisson, S.E., Cunningham, A. (2001). Domestic violence and high-conflict divorce: Developing a new generation of research for children. In S. A. Graham-Bermann & J. L. Edleson (Eds), Domestic violence in the lives of children: The future of research, intervention, and social policy (pp. 189-202). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Wolfe, D.A. & Jaffe, P.G. (2001). Prevention of domestic violence emerging initiatives. In S. A. Graham-Bermann & J. L. Edleson (Eds), Domestic violence in the lives of children: The future of research, intervention, and social policy (pp. 283-298). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sudermann, M. & Jaffe, P.G. (1999). Child witnesses of couples’ violence. In R. T. Ammerman and M. Hersen (Eds.), Assessment of Family Violence: A Clinical and Legal Sourcebook (2 nd Edition) (pp. 313-331). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Jaffe, P.G. & Geffner, R. (1998). Child custody disputes and domestic violence: Critical issues for mental health, social service, and legal professionals. In G.W. Holden, R. Geffner & Ernest N. Jouriles (Eds .), Children Exposed to Marital Violence: Theory, Research and Applied Issues (pp 371-408). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sudermann, M. & P.G. Jaffe (1997). Children and Youth who Witness Violence: New Directions in Intervention and Prevention. In R.D. Peters, R.J. McMahon & D.A. Wolfe (eds.), Child Abuse: New Directions in Prevention and Treatment Across a Lifespan (pp 55-78). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications,

Leschied, A. W., & Jaffe, P. G. (1995). Dispositions as indicators of conflicting social purposes under the JDA and YOA. In N. Larsen (Ed.), The Canadian criminal justice system: An issues approach to the administration of justice (pp. 419-430). Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars' Press.

Jaffe, P.G. & M. Sudermann (1995). Child Witnesses of Women Abuse: Research and Community Responses. In S.M. Stith & M.A. Straus (eds.), Understanding Partner Violence: Prevalence, Causes, Consequences, and Solutions. Minneapolis MN: National Council on Family Relations, pp. 213-222.

Jaffe, P.G. (1995). Children of domestic violence: Special challenges in custody and visitation dispute resolution. In J. Carter, B. Hart & C. Hostler (eds.), Domestic Violence & Children: Resolving Custody and Visitation Disputes, A National Judicial Curriculum (2) (pp 19-30). San Francisco, CA: The Family Violence Prevention Fund.

Jaffe, P.G., Hastings, E., Reitzel, D. & Austin, G.W. (1993). The impact of police laying charges. In Legal responses to wife assault: Current trends and evaluation, (pp. 62-95) (Eds.) N. Zoe Hilton, Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Leschied, A.W. & Jaffe, P.G. (1993). Impact of the Young Offenders Act on court dispositions: A comparative analysis. In T. O'Reily-Fleming & B. Clark (Eds.), Youth injustice: Canadian perspectives (8), (pp. 121-131). Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press.

Leschied, A. W., Jaffe, P. G., Andrews, D. A., & Gendreau, P. (1992). Treatment issues and young offenders: An empirically derived vision of juvenile justice policy. In R. Corrado, N. Bala, R. Linden, & M. LeBlanc (Eds .), Juvenile justice in Canada: Theoretical and analytical assessment (pp. 347-366). Toronto, ON: Butterworths

Jaffe, P.G., Reitzel, D., Wilson, S.K., & Hastings, E., (1992). Wife assault versus stranger assault: A comparison of sentencing in the criminal court system. In R.D. Peters,,R.J. McMahon,, & V.L. Quinsey (Eds.).  Aggression and violence throughout the life span. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jaffe, P.G., M. Sudermann & D. Reitzel (1992). Child Witnesses of Marital Violence. In R.T. Ammerman & Hersen (Eds.), Assessment of Family Violence: A Clinical and Legal Sourcebook. New York NY: Wiley, pp 313-331.

Jaffe, P.G., Sudermann, M. & Reitzel, D. (1992). Working with children and adolescents to end the cycle of violence: A social learning approach to intervention and prevention and prevention programs. In R.D. Peters,,R.J. McMahon,, & V.L. Quinsey (Eds.). Aggression and violence throughout the life span. (pp 83-99). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jaffe, P. G., & Leschied, A. W. (1991). The YOA in the year 2000: Regaining equilibrium in the Canadian Juvenile Justice System. In A. W. Leschied, P. G. Jaffe, & W. Willis (Eds.), The Young Offenders Act: A revolution in Canadian Juvenile Justice (pp. 291-300). Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Leschied, A. W., & Jaffe, P. G. (1991). Dispositions as indicators of conflicting social purposes under the JDA and YOA. In A. W. Leschied, P.G. Jaffe, & W. Willis (Eds.), The Young Offenders Act: A revolution in Canadian Juvenile Justice (pp. 158-172). Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Jaffe, P. & Reitzel, D., (1990). Adolescents' views on how to reduce family violence. In R. Roesch, DG Dutton, VF Sacco, Family violence: Perspectives on treatment research and policy, (pp. 51-66) (Eds.), Burnaby: B.C. Institute on Family Violence.

Wolfe, D. A., & Jaffe, P. (1990). The psychosocial needs of children in care. In L. C. Johnson & D. Barnhorst (Eds.), Children, families, and public policy in the 1990's (pp. 231-246). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing.

Jaffe, P. G., & Leschied, A. W. (1989). Beyond custody: The case for treatment and rehabilitation initiatives for young offenders. In L. A. Beaulieu (Ed.), Young offender dispositions: Perspectives on principles and practice. Toronto, ON: Wall and Thompson Publisher.

Leschied, A. W. , & Jaffe, P. G. (1989). Implementing the Young Offenders Act in Ontario: Critical issues and challenges for the future. In J. Hudson, J. P. Hornick, & B. A. Burrows (Eds.), Justice and the young offender in Canada (pp. 65-79). Toronto, ON: Wall and Thompson Publishers.

Leschied, A. W., Jaffe, P. G., Gendreau, P., & Andrews, D. A. (1989). Treatment issues and young offenders. In R. Corrado, N. Bala, M. Leblanc, and R. Linden (Eds.), Juvenile justice in Canada: A theoretical and analytical assessment. Vancouver, BC: Butterworth Publications.

Wolfe, D. A., Jaffe, P., Wilson, S., & Zak, L. (1988). A multivariate investigation of children's adjustment to family violence. In G. T. Hotaling, D. Finkelhor, J. T. Kirkpatrick, & M. A. Straus (Eds.), Family abuse and its consequences: New directions in research (p. 228-241). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Leschied, A. W., & Jaffe, P. G. (1986). Implications of the Young Offenders Act in modifying the juvenile justice system: Some early trends. In N. Bala & H. Lillies (Eds.), Young Offenders Act Update (pp. 450-459). Toronto, ON: Butterworths.

Jaffe, Peter & Thompson, Judy, (1978) The family consultant service with the London (Ontario) police force. In Eekelaar, John M. and Katz, Sanford N. (eds.), Family Violence. Toronto: Butterworth and Co. Ltd.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Crooks, C. V., Jaffe, P. G., & Rodriguez, A. (2016). Increasing knowledge and self-efficacy through a pre-service course on promoting positive school climate: the crucial role of reducing moral disengagement. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 1-16.

 Jaffe, P. (2014) A presumption against shared parenting for family court litigants. Family Court Review 52(2) 187-192.

 Jaffe, P.G., Campbell. M., Olszowy, L., Hamilton, L.H.A. (2014) Paternal filicide in the context of domestic violence: Challenges in risk assessment and risk management for community and justice professionals. Child Abuse Review, 23(2) 142-153.

 Jaffe, P; Straatman, A.L.; Harris, B; Georges, A; Vink, K; Reif, K. (2013). Emerging trends in teacher sexual misconduct in Ontario: 2007-2012. Education Law Journal, 23(1), 19-39.

Birnbaum, R., Bala, N., & Jaffe, P. (2014). Establishing Canada’s First Integrated Domestic Violence Court: Exploring Process, Outcomes, and Lessons Learned. Can. J. Fam. L., (29), 117.

Jaffe, P; Campbell, M; Olszowy, L. (2013). Health care professionals’ role in preventing child homicides in the context of domestic violence. Pediatrics Today, 9(1) 55-63.

Broll, R; Crooks, C; Burns, S; Hughes, R; Jaffe, P. (2013). Parental monitoring, media literacy, and media violence: A preliminary evaluation of the Fourth R Parent Media Violence Workshop. International Journal of Child, Youth & Family Studies, 4(2), 301-319.

Hamilton, L; Jaffe, P; Campbell, M. (2013) Assessing children’s risk for homicide in the context of domestic violence. Journal of Family Violence. 28(2) 179-189.

Jaffe, P; Dawson, M. (2013) Developing a national collaborative approach to prevent domestic homicides: Domestic Homicide Review Committees . Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 55(1) 137-155.

Olszowy, L; Jaffe, P; Campbell, M; Hamilton, L. (2013) Effectiveness of risk assessment tools in differentiating child homicides from other domestic homicide cases. Journal of Child Custody, 10 (2) 185-206.

Chiodo, D., Crooks, C. V., Wolfe, D. A., McIsaac, C., Hughes, R., & Jaffe, P. G. (2012). Longitudinal prediction and concurrent functioning of adolescent girls demonstrating various profiles of dating violence and victimization .Prevention Science, 13(4) 350-9.

Jaffe, P; Campbell, M; Hamilton, L.A; Juodis, M. (2012) Children in Danger of Domestic Homicide. Child Abuse & Neglect, 36(1) 71-74.

Jaffe, P.G., Berman, H., & MacQuarrie, B. (2011). A Canadian model for building university and community partnerships: Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children. Violence Against Women, 17, 1159-1175.

Campbell, M., Neil, J.A., Jaffe, P.G. & Kelly, T. (2010). Engaging abusive men in seeking community intervention: A critical research & practice priority . Journal of Family Violence, 25(4), 413-422.    

Jaffe, P.G., Ashbourne, D., & Mamo, A.A. (2010). Early identification and prevention of parent-child alienation: A framework for balancing risks and benefits of intervention. Family Court Review, 48(1), 136-152.

Wolfe, D.A., Jaffe, P.G., Leschied, A.W., & Legate, B.L. (2010). Assessing historical abuse allegations and damages. Child Abuse & Neglect, 34, 135-143.

Jaffe, P.G., Crooks, C.V., & Bala, N. (2009). A framework for addressing allegations of domestic violence in child custody disputes. Journal of Child Custody, 6(3), 169-188.

Chiodo, D., Wolfe, D.A., Crooks, C.V., Hughes, R & Jaffe, P. (2009). The impact of sexual harassment victimization by peers on subsequence adolescent victimization and adjustment: A longitudinal study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45, 246-252.

Wolfe, D.A., Crooks, C.V., Chiodo, D. & Jaffe, P. (2009). Child maltreatment, bullying, gender-based harassment, and adolescent dating violence: Making the connections. Psychology of women Quarterly, 33, 21-24.   

Wolfe, D.A., Crooks, C.V., Jaffe, P., Chiodo, D., Hughes, R., Ellis, W., Stitt, L. & Donner, A. (2009). A universal school-based program to prevent adolescent dating violence: A cluster randomized trial. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 163(8), 692-699.

Crooks, C.V., Wolfe, D.A., Hughes, R., Jaffe, P.G., Chiodo, D. (2008). Development, evaluations, and national implementation of a school-based program to reduce violence and related risk behaviours: Lessons from the Fourth R. Institute for the Prevention of Crime Review 2, 109-135.

Jaffe, P.G., Johnston, J.R., Crooks, C.V., Bala, N. (2008). Custody disputes involving allegations of domestic violence: Toward a differentiated approach to parenting plans. Family Court Review, 46(3), 500-522.

Crooks, C.V., Goodall, G.R., Hughes, R., Jaffe, P.G., Baker, L.L. (2007). Engaging men and boys in preventing violence against women: Applying a cognitive-behavioral model. Violence against women, 13(3), 271-239.

Bala, N., Jaffe, P.G., Crooks, C.V. (2006). Spousal violence and child-related cases: Challenging cases requiring differentiated responses. Canadian Family Law Quarterly, 27(1), 1-113.

Jaffe, P. G., & Crooks, C. V. (2005). Understanding women’s experiences parenting in the context of domestic violence: Implications for community and court-related service providers. Violence Against Women Online Resources, 767-80.

Jaffe, P. G., & Crooks, C. V. (2004). Partner Violence and Child Custody Cases A Cross-National Comparison of Legal Reforms and Issues. Violence against women, 10(8), 917-934.

Jaffe, P. G., Crooks, C. V., DUNFORD‐JACKSON, B. L., & Town, J. M. (2003). Vicarious trauma in judges: The personal challenge of dispensing justice. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 54(4), 1-9.

Jaffe, P.G., Crooks, C.V., & Poisson, S.E. (2003). Common misconceptions in addressing domestic violence in child custody disputes.  Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 54(4), 57-68.

Jaffe, P.G., Crooks, C.V. & Wolfe, D.A. (2003). Legal and policy responses to children exposed to domestic violence: The need to evaluate intended and unintended consequences. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 6(3), 205-213.

Wolfe, D.A., Crooks, C.V., Lee, V., McIntyre-Smith, A. & Jaffe, P.G. (2003). The effects of children’s exposure to domestic Violence: A meta-analysis and critique . Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 6(3), 171- 187.

Wolfe, D. A., Jaffe, P. G., Jetté, J. L., & Poisson, S. E. (2003). The impact of child abuse in community institutions and organizations: Advancing professional and scientific understanding. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10(2), 179-191.

Jaffe, P. G., Sudermann, M., & Geffner, R. (2000). Emerging issues for children exposed to domestic violence. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 3(1), 1-7.

Doyne, S.E., Bowermaster, J.M., Maloy, J.R., Dutton, D., Jaffe, P., Temko, S. & Mones, P. (1999). Custody disputes involving domestic violence: Making children’s needs a priority . Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 50(2), 1-12.

Kerr, S.G. & Jaffe, P.G. (1999). Legal and clinical issues in child custody disputes involving domestic violence. Canadian Law Quarterly, 17, 1-38. 

Jaffe, P.G. & Baker, L.L. (1999). Why changing the Young Offenders Act doesn’t impact youth crime: Developing effective prevention programs for children & adolescents. Canadian Psychology, (40) 22-29.

Wolfe, D. A., & Jaffe, P. G. (1999). Emerging strategies in the prevention of domestic violence. The future of children, 133-144.

Austin, G.A. & Jaffe, P.G., (1995). Linton v Clarke. Reports of Family Law, 10(1).

Austin, G., Jaffe, P., & Friedman, B. (1994). Custody and access assessors: Effects of background and experience on analogue case judgement. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 26(4), 463-475.

Jaffe, P.G., Hastings, E., & Reitzel, D. (1992). Child witnesses of women abuse: How can schools respond? Response to the Victimization of Women & Children, 14(79, 2), 12-15.

Jaffe, P.G., Sudermann, M., Reitzel, D., & Killip, S.M., (1992). An evaluation of a secondary school primary prevention program on violence in intimate relationships. Violence and Victims, 7(2), 129-146.

Jaffe, P.G., Sudermann, M. & Reitzel, D. (1991). Violence against women: Developing a national focus on violence preventionprograms in the education system, Ontario Psychologist, 3(4), 4-5.

Wolfe, D. A., & Jaffe, P. (1991). Child abuse and family violence as determinants of child psychopathology. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 23(3), 282.

Hoffman, B.F., Sinclair, D., Currie, D.W. & Jaffe, P., (1990 July). Wife assault: Understanding and helping the woman, the man, and the children. Ontario Medical Review, 36-44.

Jaffe, P., Hurley, D.J. & Wolfe, D., (1990). Children's observations of violence: I. Critical issues in child development and intervention planning. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 35(6), 466-470.

Hurley, D.J. & Jaffe, P. (1990). Children's observations of violence: II. Clinical implications for children's mental health professionals.  Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 35(6), 471-476.

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching

Graduate Level

  • Child clinical assessment
  • Child abuse and domestic violence
  • Prevention of school violence

Undergraduate Level

  • Safe and Accepting Schools (school violence)
  • Social & Emotional Learning Personality
  • Professional Foundations of Clinical Psychology

Thesis Supervision (2005-2017)

3 Post-doctoral students

8 PhD students

31 Master students

4 BA Honours students

Knowledge Mobilization

Government and NGO Reports

Jaffe, P. G., Crooks, C. V., Dunlop, C., & Kerry, A. (2016). Primary prevention of gender-based violence: Current knowledge about program effectiveness and priorities for future research. Invited policy paper prepared for the Government of Canada, Status of Women.

Jaffe, P., Scott, K., Jenney, A., Dawson, M., Straatman, A. L., & Campbell, M. (2014). Risk Factors for Children in Situations of Family Violence in the Context of Separation and Divorce. Ottawa, ON: Department of Justice, Canada.

Swaner, R., Kohn, J., Rempel, M., Campbell, M., Jaffe, P.G., Wolfe, D.A. (2011). The US Attorney General’s Defending Childhood Initiative: Formative Evaluation of the Phase 1 Demonstration Program. Washington DC: Final report to the National Institute of Justice.

Jaffe, P.G., Dawson, M. & Campbell, M. (2009). Multidisciplinary perspectives on preventing domestic homicides: A discussion paper from a Canadian think-tank. London, ON: Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children.

Jaffe, P. (1999). Impact of domestic violence on children and families in divorce. Expose: The failure of family courts to protect children from abuse in custody disputes - A resource book for lawmakers. Los Gatos, CA: Our Children Our Future Charitable Foundation.

Sudermann, M. & Jaffe, P. (1999). A handbook for health for health and social service providers and educators on children exposed to woman abuse/family violence. Ottawa, ON: Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada (Family Violence Prevention Fund, Health Canada).

Cunningham, A., Jaffe, P.G., Baker, L., Dick, T., Malla, S., Mazaheri, N., & Poisson, S.E. (1998). Theory-derived explanations for male violence against female partners: Literature update and related implications for treatment and evaluation. Ottawa ON: Correction Services Canada.

Hatch-Cunningham, A., Jaffe, P.G., Mala., S., Dick, T. (1994). Victims of crime and the justice system in Ontario: An issues paperprepared for the Solicitor General of Canada, Ontario Region. London, Ontario: London Family Court Clinic.

Baker, L., Jaffe, P.G. & Leschied, A. (1996). Preventing crime by investing in families: An integrated approach to promote positive outcomes in children. Ottawa, ON: National Crime Prevention Council.

Sudermann, M. & Jaffe, P. (1996). Preventing Violence: School and community-based strategies. Summary position paper commissioned by the National Health Forum. Ottawa ON: Health & Welfare Canada.

Canadian Panel on Violence Against Women and Children. Changing the Landscape: Ending Violence –Achieving Equality. (1993). Final Report. Ottawa, ON: Government of Canada.

Jaffe, P. (1994). Child witnesses of woman abuse: How can mental health professionals respond? The Child, Youth and Family Services Quarterly. Baltimore, Maryland: Division 37 of the American Psychological Association, Vol. 17(1).

Jaffe, P. (1994). Violence and the Young Offenders Act. Inter Pares, No. 175, Department of Justice: Ottawa, ON.

Leschied, A.W., Jaffe, P.G., Sudermann, M., Austin, G.A. & Willis, W. (1988). The Changing profiles of young offenders with special needs: Trends and critical issues. Ministry of Community and Social Services: Toronto, Ontario.

Jaffe, P.G. & Leschied, A.W. (1987). Preparation and execution of reports and their recommendations in a format suitable to the needs of the Youth Court. In Richard Freeman. (Ed.). Psychological Services for the Young Offenders Act: A training manual. Ottawa ON: Solicitor General of Canada Publication.

Leschied, A.W., & Jaffe, P.G. (1987). Ethical considerations in the practice of psychology with young offenders. In Richard Freeman (Ed.) Psychological services for the Young Offenders Act: A Training Manual. Ottawa ON: Solicitor General of Canada Publication.

Jaffe, P., Wolfe, D., & Telford, A. (1985). A research study to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the policy directive the police lay charges in all domestic violence incidents where reasonable and probable grounds exist. Toronto ON: Provincial Secretariat for Justice.

Jaffe, P.G. & Thompson J. (1984 ). Police family crisis intervention: A prescriptive package, Ottawa ON: Solicitor General of Canada.

Burris C.A. & Jaffe, P. (1984). Integrated Response to Wife Assault - A Community Model. Ottawa: Ministry of the Solicitor General of Canada.

Training Manuals & Curriculum

Crooks, C., Sonier, B., Wilson, T., Dale, S., Elliott, L., Hughes, R., Jaffe, P. (2012) A comprehensive toolkit for safe, inclusive and accepting schools: Strategies from the Thames Valley District School Board. Toronto ON: Ontario Institute for Education Leadership.

Wolfe, D., Crooks, C., Hughes, R., & Jaffe. P. (2005). The Fourth R: Skills for Youth Relationships.

A school-based curriculum targeting multiple forms of violence, including bullying, dating violence, peer violence, and group violence. The Fourth R is listed on the following directories of evidence-based practice:

  1. The U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs Guide: http://www.ojjdp.gov/mpg/
  2. S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP): www.crimesolutions.gov
  3. Public Health Agency of Canada Best Practices Portal: http://cbpp-pcpe.phac-aspc.gc.ca/intervention/617/view-eng.html
  4. Public Safety Canada Promising and Model Crime Prevention Programs: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/res/cp/res/2011-pcpp-eng.aspx#toc_4d.
  5. NREPP: SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices: http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/ViewIntervention.aspx?id=207.
  6. CASEL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning: http://secondaryguide.casel.org/

 

Baker, L.L., Jaffe, P.G., Berkowitz, S.J., & Berkman, M. (2002). Children exposed to violence: A handbook for police trainers to increase understanding and improve community responses. London, ON: London Family Court Clinic.

Baker, L.L., Jaffe, P.G. & Moore, K.J. (2001). Understanding the effects of domestic violence: A trainer’s manual for early childhood educators. London, ON: London Family Court Clinic, Inc.

Baker, L.L., Jaffe, P.G. & Moore, K.J. (2001). Understanding the effects of domestic violence: A handbook for early childhood educators. London, ON: London Family Court Clinic, Inc.

Sudermann, M., Jaffe, P., & Hastings, E. (1993). A.S.A.P.: A school-based anti-violence program. London, Ontario: London Family Court Clinic.

Other

Committee/Community Work

2002 -Domestic Violence Death Review Committee Chief Coroner's Office of Ontario
1999 - 2000Chairperson Thames Valley District School Board
1987 - 1988Chairperson Thames Valley District School Board
1980 - presentTrustee Thames Valley District School Board
1993 - presentFounding Board Member Centre of Excellence for Research on Violence Against Women & Children
1995 - 1999Chairperson, Board of Directors Centre for Research on Violence Against Women & Children
1995 - presentBoard Member Centre for Research on Violence Against Women & Children
1997 - 2002Young Offender Services Restructuring Committee Ministry of Community, Family & Children's Services
1997 - presentEditorial Board Member Journal of Emotional Abuse
1997 - presentFamily Violence Prevention Fund Advisory Committee San Francisco, California
1980 - 2001London Co-ordinating Committee to End Woman Abuse
1987 - 1989Attorney General's Advisory Committee on Mediation in Family Law
1976 - 1993London Co-ordinating Council for Children & Youth
1976 - 1983Juvenile Justice Committee Ministry of Community & Social Services
1981 - 1985Child Abuse Council for London & Middlesex County
1976 - 1996Management Committee Family Consultant Services London Police Services
1983 - 1985Founding Board Member Battered Women's Advocacy Centre
1989 - 1990President Ontario Association of Court-related Clinical Services Association
1995 - 1996London Police School Program Committee
1995 - 1996Citizen's Advisory Committee for the Chief of Police London Police Services
1997 - 1998Ontario Disciplinary Association of Custody/Access Assessors

Ministry of Community and Social Services

1981 - 1985Child Abuse Council for London & Middlesex County
1976 - 1996Management Committee Family Consultant Services London Police Services
1983 - 1985Founding Board Member Battered Women's Advocacy Centre
1989 - 1990President Ontario Association of Court-related Clinical Services Association
1995 - 1996London Police School Program Committee
1995 - 1996Citizen's Advisory Committee for the Chief of Police London Police Services
1997 - 1998Ontario Disciplinary Association of Custody/Access Assessors