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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 Florida, USA
[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 aobut 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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