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Development of a Parenting Support Program to Prevent Abuse of Adolescents in South Africa: Findings From a Pilot Pre-Post Study (2017)
Journal Article
Cluver, L. D., Lachman, J. M., Ward, C. L., Gardner, F., Peterson, T., Hutchings, J. M., …Redfern, A. A. (2017). Development of a Parenting Support Program to Prevent Abuse of Adolescents in South Africa: Findings From a Pilot Pre-Post Study. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(7), 758-766. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049731516628647

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. Purpose: Violence against children increases in adolescence, but there is a research and practice gap in research-supported child abuse prevention for the adolescent years. A pilot program for low-resource settings was d... Read More about Development of a Parenting Support Program to Prevent Abuse of Adolescents in South Africa: Findings From a Pilot Pre-Post Study.

The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Dunne, M. P., Hardcastle, K. A., Bellis, M. A., Hughes, K., Bellis, M. A., Hardcastle, K. A., …Dunne, M. P. (2017). The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Public Health, 2(8), e356-e366. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667%2817%2930118-4

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license Background A growing body of research identifies the harmful effects that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs; occurring during childho... Read More about The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies (2017)
Journal Article
Wilber, K. H., Gassoumis, Z. D., Yon, Y., Yongjie, Y., Mikton, C., Wilder, K., & Gassoumis, Z. (2017). Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies. Canadian Journal on Aging / Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 36(2), 256-265. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980817000137

© 2017 Canadian Association on Gerontology. Elder abuse is an important public health and human rights issue, yet its true extent is not well understood. To address this, we will conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of elder abuse prevalence... Read More about Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies.

Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Wilber, K. H., Gassoumis, Z. D., Yon, Y., Mikton, C. R., Yon, Y., Mikton, C., …Wilber, K. (2017). Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Global Health, 5(2), e147-e156. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X%2817%2930006-2

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY license Background Elder abuse is recognised worldwide as a serious problem, yet quantitative syntheses of prevalence studies are rare. We aimed to quanti... Read More about Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Global research priorities for global violence prevention: A modified Delphi study (2016)
Journal Article
Mikton, C., Tanaka, M., Tomlinson, M., Streiner, D., Tonmyr, L., Lee, B., …MacMillan, H. (2017). Global research priorities for global violence prevention: A modified Delphi study. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 95, 36-48

Objective: Despite progress, major gaps in violence prevention research remain. This study aims for the first time to establish global research priorities for interpersonal violence prevention using a systematic approach. Methods: Global researc... Read More about Global research priorities for global violence prevention: A modified Delphi study.

Methods for conducting systematic reviews of risk factors in low- and middle-income countries (2016)
Journal Article
Shenderovich, Y., Eisner, M., Mikton, C., Gardner, F., Liu, J., & Murray, J. (2016). Methods for conducting systematic reviews of risk factors in low- and middle-income countries. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-016-0134-2

Background Rates of youth violence are disproportionately high in many low- and middle-income countries [LMICs] but existing reviews of risk factors focus almost exclusively on high-income countries. Different search strategies, including non-Englis... Read More about Methods for conducting systematic reviews of risk factors in low- and middle-income countries.

Global status report on violence prevention 2014 (2015)
Journal Article
Butchart, A., Mikton, C., Dahlberg, L. L., & Krug, E. G. (2015). Global status report on violence prevention 2014. Injury Prevention, 21(3), 213-213. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041640

The Global status report on violence prevention 20141 describes what countries are doing to address interpersonal violence, and is a joint publication of WHO, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and United Nations Development Programme. Interpe... Read More about Global status report on violence prevention 2014.

Toolkit on mapping legal, health and social services responses to child maltreatment (2015)
Report
Jud, A., Jones, L., & Mikton, C. (2015). Toolkit on mapping legal, health and social services responses to child maltreatment

The toolkit, developed with academic from several countries, provides researchers with guidance for improving the quality of studies that use administrative data to better ascertain child maltreatment incidence, response and service delivery.

Integration of prevention of violence against children and early child development (2014)
Journal Article
Betancourt, T. S., Mikton, C., MacMillan, H., Dua, T., & Betancourt, T. S. (2014). Integration of prevention of violence against children and early child development. Lancet Global Health, 2(8), e442-e443. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X%2814%2970233-5

Despite important scientific advances in how violence against children can disrupt healthy early development,the study of these issues has developed in relative isolation. Both areas are increasing in prominence,but so far there has been little call... Read More about Integration of prevention of violence against children and early child development.

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Persons With Disabilities (2014)
Journal Article
Mikton, C., Maguire, H., & Shakespeare, T. (2014). A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Persons With Disabilities. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(17), 3207-3226. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260514534530

© The Author(s) 2014. Persons with disabilities make up some 15% of the world’s population and are at higher risk of violence. Yet there is currently no systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to prevent violence against them. Thus th... Read More about A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Persons With Disabilities.

Parenting for lifelong Health: From South Africa to other low- and middle-income countries (2014)
Journal Article
Ward, C., Mikton, C., Cluver, L., Cooper, P., Gardner, F., Hutchings, J., …Wessels, I. (2014). Parenting for lifelong Health: From South Africa to other low- and middle-income countries

At present there are no parenting programmes that are both evidence-based and affordable for low- and middle-income countries, where the need is the greatest. Parenting for Lifelong Health aims to fill this gap. This article sets the context of viole... Read More about Parenting for lifelong Health: From South Africa to other low- and middle-income countries.

Global development and diffusion of outcome evaluation research for interpersonal and self-directed violence prevention from 2007 to 2013: A systematic review (2014)
Journal Article
Hughes, K., Bellis, M. A., Hardcastle, K. A., Butchart, A., Dahlberg, L. L., Mercy, J. A., & Mikton, C. (2014). Global development and diffusion of outcome evaluation research for interpersonal and self-directed violence prevention from 2007 to 2013: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19(6), 655-662. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2014.09.006

Through a global review, we identified gaps in the geographical distribution of violence prevention evidence outcome evaluation studies and the types of violence addressed. Systematic literature searches identified 355 articles published between 2007... Read More about Global development and diffusion of outcome evaluation research for interpersonal and self-directed violence prevention from 2007 to 2013: A systematic review.

Challenges and priorities for researchers (2014)
Book Chapter
Butchart, A., Mikton, C., Ward, C., & Donnelly, P. (2014). Challenges and priorities for researchers. In P. Donnelly, & C. Ward (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention: Epidemiology, Evidence, and Policy, 323-328. Oxford University Press

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