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Dr Ruth Gammon

Director - Wellington Psychology Clinic

School of Psychology

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 1 0
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Shailer, JL., Gammon, RA., & de Terte, I. (2017). An investigation of the fidelity to a Wraparound Process in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 46(2), 87-98
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R., Shailer, J.
Shailer, JL., Gammon, RA., & De Terte, I. (2013). Youth with serious mental health disorders: Wraparound as a promising intervention in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. 34(3), 186-213
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R., Shailer, J.

Book

Gammon, RA.(2016). Improving Service Responsiveness to Children and Youth in Crisis.
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Gammon, R.

Creative Work

Gammon, RA.July
[Media]Authored by: Gammon, R.

Report

Gammon, RA. (2017). Ministry of Education intensive wraparound services training manuals for Psychologist, Facilitators, Mentors and Parent Partners..
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2016). Ministry of Education - INTRODUCTION TO INTENSIVE WRAPAROUND (TE KAHU TOI) SERVICES.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2016). Improving service responsiveness to children and youth in crisis.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA.Wraparound Services for Youth with High and Complex Needs and Disabilities.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Gammon, R.

Conference

Gammon, RA.How do you know if it is really Wraparound?. . Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., & Locke, J. (2017). Bi-Cultural Wraparound Practices in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. Tampa United States of America
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Shailer, J., Gammon, R., & de Terte, ID.Wraparound fidelity in New Zealand.. . Wellington
[Conference Paper]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R., Shailer, J.
Gammon, RA., Preston, K., & Bennett, STM. (2015, July). Measurements of Change in Wraparound Programs. Presented at 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bennett, S., Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., McNatty, G., Tuffin, K., & Tarrant, R. (2015, July). Wraparound theory of Change: Does it match consumers' experiences. Presented at 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R., Tarrant, R.
Gammon, RA., Shailer, J., & de Terte, ID. (2015, July). What New Zealand Users say about Wraparound. Presented at 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., Shailer, Jacinda, JS., & deTerte,, I. (2015, July). Wraparound Fidelity in New Zealand. Presented at 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2015, July). Wraparound: An Evidenced Based Model. Presented at 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA.Is it really Wraparound? What is the model? How and why it works? Symposium Chair.
[Conference Other]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2015, August). Damned if they do - Damned if they don't : The Dilemma for women with children who have experienced family violence. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Shailer, J., Gammon, R., & de Terte, ID. (2014, August). Wraparound from youth and family's perspective. Presented at Annual Conference of the New Zealand Psychological Society. Nelson, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R., Shailer, J.
Gammon, RA., Shailer, JL., & deTerte, I. (2013). Wraparound New Zealand - An initiative for youth with serious mental health disorders: Evaluation of the fidelity and short term outcomes. , 2013 New Zealand Psychological Society' Annual Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2014). An in-home intensive program for CYF families. , 2013 New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Shailer, J., Gammon, R., & de Terte, ID. (2013). Wraparound New Zealand - An initiative for youth with serious mental health disorders: Evaluation of the fidelity and short term outcomes. In The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Building bridges: Dialogues across psychology. Whakatina: Ngā kōrero o te Mātai Hinengaro: Conference Programme(pp. 47 - 47). , The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Building bridges: Dialogues across psychology. Whakatina: Ngā kōrero o te Mātai Hinengaro New Zealand: The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R., Shailer, J.
Gammon, RA. (2013, September). Child Abuse: How our Systems are Failing our Girls. Presented at The Fifth Women in Psychology Trans-Tasman Conference (and 22nd APS Women in Psychology Conference). Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2013). Child abuse: how our systems are failing our girls. , The Fifth Women in Psychology Trans-Tasman Conference (and 22nd APS Women in Psychology Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2013, September). An In-Home Intensive Program for CYF Families. Presented at 2013 New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
McIvor, J., Taylor, J., Ross, K., Blampied, NE., & Gammon, R. (2013, April). 'Stupid little pointy needle!' Evaluating a treatment for kids with needle-related distress. Presented at 23rd New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists National Conference: Upping our Game 'Nga Ringa Raupa'. Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R., Ross, K., Taylor, J.
Kennedy, BJ., & Gammon, R. (2012, April). Have we thrown out the baby and kept the bathwater?. Presented at ? New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R., Kennedy, B.
Gammon, RA. (2012, September). Engaging families through culturally relevant, strength-based approaches. Presented at Life, Growth and Movement Conference 2012. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, R., & Mills, JC. (2012, April). PeArLS: The reemergence of family therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing together as one. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, R., & Mills, JC. (2012). PeArLS: The reemergence of family therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing together as one: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 58 - 58). , New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing together as one New Zealand: New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Mitchell, A., Evans, I., & Gammon, R. (2012, April). The process of whakapapa (genealogy) exchange in therapy with Maori women. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing together as one. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Mitchell, A., Evans, I., & Gammon, R. (2012). The process of whakapapa (genealogy) exchange in therapy with Maori women. In New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing together as one: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 37 - 37). , New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing together as one New Zealand: New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Kennedy, B., & Gammon, R. (2012, April). Twin PeArLS: Have we thrown out the baby and kept the bathwater?. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society [NZPS] and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists [NZCCP] Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing Together As One. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R., Kennedy, B.
Kennedy, B., & Gammon, R. (2012). Twin PeArLS: Have we thrown out the baby and kept the bathwater?. In New Zealand Psychological Society [NZPS] and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists [NZCCP] Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing Together As One: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 59 - 59). , New Zealand Psychological Society [NZPS] and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists [NZCCP] Joint Conference: Tūtahitanga: Standing Together As One New Zealand: The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R., Kennedy, B.
Gammon, RA.(2012, September 5). ENGAGING FAMILIES THROUGH CULTURALLY RELEVANT, STRENGTH‐BASED APPROACHES. , Family Therapy Association of Aotearoa - New Zealand Annual Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., & Kennedy, BJ.(2012, September 21). Have we thrown out the baby and kept the bathwater?. , 2012 Joint NZPsS & NZCCP Joint Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2012, September). The Reemergence of Family Therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Presented at 2012 Joint NZPsS & NZCCP Joint Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2011, August). Family Therapy Training for Clinical Psychology Students: A Survey of Schools of Psychology in Australia and New Zealand.. Presented at Annual Conference of the New Zealand Psychological Society 2011. Queenstown, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2009, August). What Schools Want??? What Schools Need!!!!. Presented at Annual Conference of the New Zealand Psychological Society 2009. Palmerston North, New Zealand..
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2008, August). Aggression Replacement Training (ART) – An Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Delinquency and Aggressive Behavior in Children and Adolescents: Practical Implementations for Schools, Juvenile Corrections, and Mental Health Workers.. Presented at Annual Conference of the New Zealand Psychological Society 2008. Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2007, September). Family Conferencing as a Means of Systems Change. Presented at The 2006 Joint Conference of the Australian Psychology Society and the New Zealand Psychological Society. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., & Mulig, D. (2007, June). School Based Continuum of Care for Children and Families. Presented at Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health (Portland State University) - Building Family On Family Strengths Conference. Portland, OR USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA. (2007, August). Developing Effective Partnerships with Schools. Presented at Annual Conference of the New Zealand Psychological Society 2007. Hamiliton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., Mulig, D., & McTackett, J. (2007, October). School Based Continuum of Care for Students and Families. Presented at 12th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health (University of Maryland School of Medicine) – What works in Schools: Sustaining a National Community of Practice on Collaborative School Behavioral Health. Orlando, Florida USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., Batiochok,, D., Bartlett, E., & Keeling, J. (2007, November). A Model for Parent Participation in Aggression Replacement Training (ART). Presented at 1st Annual Teaching Pro-Social Skills Conference – California Institute of Mental Health. Pasadena, CA, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gammon, R.

Other

Gammon, RA. (2016). Family Violence: New Zeeland's dirty little secret.. (pp. 20 - 20). New Zealand Herald
[Other]Authored by: Gammon, R.
Gammon, RA., & Evans, IM.When violence is the primal scene [Review of the book How intimate partner violence affects children: Developmental research, case studies, and evidence-based intervention]. American Psychological Association (APA)
[Other]Authored by: Gammon, R.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 2 1
CoSupervisor 3 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Krystal Culver - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Intimate partner violence and custody disputes: a case study analysis of Family Court experiences
  • Katharine Preston - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Development of a New Zealand Outcome Measure for the Wraparound Process

CoSupervisor of:

  • Thea Wass - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Regulating sexuality: A discourse analysis
  • Jessica Reedy - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Clients' experience of social responses to domestic violence and interventions informed by Response-Based Practice
  • Bernice Gabriel - PhD
    An analysis of the mechanisms of change in an intervention for caregivers in New Zealand: The Fostering Security Training Programme.

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2015 - Jacinda Lois Shailer - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Wraparound New Zealand: An Evaluation of Fidelity and Experiences

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2014 - Jessica Anne McIvor - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Stupid Little Pointy Needle! Dismantling a Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Chronically Ill Children with Needle-Related Distress

Media and Links

Media

  • 13 Jul 2015 - Radio
    How Can we Break the Cycle of Family Violence
    Guest on Nine to Noon Program - Radio NZ to discuss family violence and wraparound as a possible solution
  • 13 Feb 2017 - Radio
    Social Services for At Risk Kids
    Radio interview on RNZ about the National Wraparound Hui held at Massey and how it may be a solution for at risk kids.
  • 10 Jul 2015 - Newspaper
    Addressing Abuse "should be a priority'
    Quoted in newpaper article aobut how to address family violence
  • 09 Jul 2015 - Online
    "Wraparound" solution needed for family violence
    Article in "Scoop" independent news website

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