Publications

The following list includes all publications where the author listed the Centre as their affiliation, plus all publications by the Centre’s Founding Director, Martine Powell.

In press

Steele, L.C., & Powell, M. (in press). Providing support to child witnesses inside a CAC setting. In A. St-Amand, M. Alain, J. Herbert, D. Nadeau, & P. Rimer (Eds.), Contemporary and innovative practices in child and youth advocacy centre models.

Powell, M.B., Holder, R.L., Garcia, J. F., Rouse, J. (in press). Holding their line: Exploring the tactics girls use to manage and deflect online grooming. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice.

2023

Roed, R.K., Powell, M.B., Riegler, M., & Baugerud, G.A. (2023) A field assessment of child abuse investigators’ engagement with a child-avatar to develop interviewing skills. Child Abuse & Neglect, 143, 106324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2023.106324

Zekiroski, H., Brubacher, S. P., Powell, M.B. (2023). The association between offence type and open-ended question usage in simulated police interviews. Investigative Interviewing Research & Practice, 13(1), 79-93. https://iiirg.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/iII-RP-Journal-Volume13_2023.pdf

Deck, S., Brubacher, S.P., Dickinson, J.J., & Powell, M.B. (2023). Consistency amongst pairs: How consistent are child co-witnesses with one another? Legal and Criminological Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12243

Røed, R.K., Baugerud, G.A., Hassan, S.Z., Sabet, S.S., Salehi, P., Powell, M.B., Riegler, M.A., Halvorsen, P., & Johnson, M.S. (2023). Enhancing questioning skills through child avatar chatbot training with feedback. Frontiers in Psychology: Forensic and Legal Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1198235

Kretowicz, A., & Powell, M. (2023). Technology in the courtroom: challenges with presenting children’s evidence. Current Issues in Criminal Justice. https://doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2023.2253719

Yan, Z., Brubacher, S.P., Boud, D., & Powell, M. (2023). The influence of self-assessment practices on online training for investigative interviewing skills. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 76, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2023.101236.

Gilligan, C., Lynagh, M., Powell, M., Silverman, J., Ward, B., Harvey, P., Lonsdale, C., Dewi, S., Croft, H., Rich, D., & Nepal, S. (2023). Improving medical students’ interpersonal communication skills; applying Cochrane Review evidence. Patient Education and Counselling, 109, Supplement, 78. Proceedings of International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2022. Caledonian University, Glasgow. 5-9 September 2022.

Brubacher, S.P., Gilligan, C., Dsouza, K., & Powell, M. (2023). Perceptions and behavior related to information-gathering in medical role-playing interviews. Patient Education and Counselling, 109, Supplement, 79. Proceedings of International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2022. Caledonian University, Glasgow. 5-9 September 2022.

Westera, N., Gentle, M., Powell, M., & Zajac, R. (2023). Police investigators’ perceptions of the challenges associated with interviewing adult sexual assault complainants. Violence Against Women, 29, 276-299. https://doi.org/10.1177/10778012221120447

Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., Lockwood, K., Dennison, S., McGee, T.R., Ransley, J. (2023). The importance of enhancing the communication skills of incarcerated mothers. Aggression & Violent Behavior, 70, 101825. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2023.101825

Holder, R.L., Gerryts, D., Garcia, F., Powell, M. (2023). Claiming justice: An analysis of child sexual assault complainants’ justice goals reported during investigative interviews. Laws, 12(9). https://doi.org/10.3390/laws12010009

Snow, M., Brubacher, S. P., Malloy, L., & Luther, K. (2023). Perceptions of allegations of repeated victimization: The roles of event frequency, language specificity, and disclosure delay. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 38(5-6), 4925-4944. https://doi.org/10.1177/08862605221120903

Snow, M. D., Wyman, J., Malloy, L. C., Brubacher, S. P., & Warren, K. L. (2023). Police perspectives on interviewing older adult victims and witnesses: Preliminary findings and call for future research. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice, 23(5), 438-458. https://doi.org/10.1080/24732850.2022.2044714

Leach, C.P., Brown, F., Pryor, L., Powell, M., & Harden, S. (2023). Eliciting an offence narrative: What types of questions do forensic mental health practitioners ask? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 30(4), 536-552. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2022.2059029

Lee, E., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Martschuk, N., Westera, N., & Powell, M. (2023). Using item response theory modelling to understand criminal justice professionals’ perceptions of cross-examination in child sexual abuse trials. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. Online ahead of print. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2022.2142974

2022

Baugerud, G.A., Powell, M., Riegler, M., Halvorsen, P., Lamb, M.E., Sabet, S.S., Hassan, S.Z., Salehi, P., Røed, R.K., & Johnson, M.S. (2022). Investigative interviews using a multimodal virtual avatar. Proceedings of American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference 2022 (AP-LS ‘22). 17-20 March 2022. Denver, Colorado.

Zumbach, J., Brubacher, S. P., Davis, F., de Ruiter, C., Ireland, J., McNamara, K., October, M., Saini, M., Volbert, R., & Laajasalo, T. (2022). International perspectives on guidelines for child custody and child maltreatment risk evaluations: A preliminary comparative analysis across selected countries in Europe and North America. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 900058. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.900058

Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., Steele, L.C., & Boud, D. (2022). The use of a guided peer review assessment for investigative interviewers of child witnesses. The Journal of Forensic Practice. 24(1). 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFP-07-2021-0040

Brubacher, S.P., Shulman, E.P., Bearman, M.J., & Powell, M.B. (2022). Teaching child investigative interviewing skills: Long term retention requires cumulative training. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 28, 123-136. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000332

Powell, M.B., & Casey, S. (2022). Professionals’ perceptions of a multi-agency computerised data sharing system. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 29, 889-899. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2021.1995520

Deck, S.L., Powell, M.B., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Westera, N. (2022). Are all complainants of sexual assault vulnerable? Views of Australian criminal justice professionals on the evidence-sharing process. The International Journal of Evidence and Proof, 26(1), 20-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/13657127211060556

Casey, S., & Powell, M.B. (2022). Usefulness of an e-simulation in improving social work student knowledge of best-practice questions. Social Work Education, 41(6), 1253-1271. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2021.1948002

Powell, M.B., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Deck, S.L., Bearman, M., & Westera, N. (2022). An evaluation of the question types used by criminal justice professionals with complainants in sexual assault trials. Journal of Criminology, 55(1). 106-124. https://doi.org/10.1177/26338076211068182

Bearman, M., Westerveld, M., Brubacher, S.P., & Powell, M. (2022). The ability of adults with limited expressive language to engage in open-ended interviews about personal experiences. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 29(2), 241-255. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2021.1904453

Hoff, S., Powell, M.B., & Plater, D. (2022). When good intentions are not enough: Professionals’ perceptions of the South Australian communication partner scheme. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 57, 970-986. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.208. Also published in Science Media Exchange (‘Scimex’ https://www.scimex.org/).

Martschuk, N., Powell, M.B., Blewer, R., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2022). Legal decision making about (child) sexual assault complaints: The importance of the information-gathering process. Current Issues in Criminal Justice. 34(1). 58-76. https://doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2021.1978213.

Deck, S.L., Powell, M.B., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Westera, N. (2022). An examination of implementation of special measures in child sexual assault trials and the problems that arise. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 34(2), 188-206. https://doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2022.2057106

Garcia, F.J., Powell, M.B., Brubacher, S., Eisenchlas, S.A., & Low-Choy, S. (2022). The influence of transition prompt wording on response informativeness in child forensic interviews. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 28, 255-266. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000347  

Salehi, P., Hassan, S.Z., Lammerse, M., Sabet, S.S., Riiser, I., Roed, R.K., Johnson, M.S., Thambawita, V., Hicks, S.A., Powell, M., Lamb, M.E., Baugerud, G.A., Halvorsen, P., & Riegler, M.A. (2022). Synthesizing talking child-avatar to train interviewers working with maltreated children. Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 6(62), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.3390/bdcc6020062

Garcia, F. J., Brubacher, S. P., & Powell, M. B. (2022). How interviewers navigate child abuse disclosure after an unproductive start in forensic interviews. International Journal on Child Maltreatment, 5, 375–39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42448-022-00121-0

Powell, M.B., Brubacher, S.P., & Baugerud, G.A. (2022). An overview of mock interviews as a training tool for interviewers of children. Child Abuse & Neglect, 129, 105685. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105685

Ali, M., Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., & Sharman, S.J. (2022). Adult mock sexual assault witness perceptions and non-verbal behaviors across different interview frameworks. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/24732850.2022.2074815

2021

Baugerud, G.A., Johnson, M.S., Røed, R.K., Lamb, M., Powell, M., Thambawita, V., Hicks, S.A., Salehi, P., Hassan, S.Z., Halvorsen, P., & Riegler, M. (2021). Multimodal virtual avatars for investigative interviews with children. ICDAR ’21: Proceedings of the 2021 Workshop on Intelligent Cross-Data Analysis and Retrieval, 2-8. 16-19 November 2021. Taipei, Taiwan. https://doi.org/10.1145/3463944.3469269

Earhart, B., Lakhani, N., & Roberts, K. P. (2021). Developmental trends in children’s source and destination memory. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 202, 104995.

Puljević, C., Snowswell, A., Rivas, L., Ali, M. M., de Greef, W., Ferris, J., Gartner, C. (2021). ‘Money up in smoke’: The financial benefits of smoking cessation may be more motivating to people who are homeless than potential health gains. Drug and Alcohol Review, 40(7), 1308-1314. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13293

Fisher, R.P., Powell, M.B., & Dawson, H.R. (2021). Inconsistency, omissions, and confidence as indicators of the accuracy of sexual assault victim’s recollections. In N. Deslauriers-Varin, & C. Bennell (Eds.), Criminal investigations of sexual offenses: Techniques and challenges. (pp. 133-145). New York: Springer.

Brubacher, S., Gilligan, C., Burrows, K., & Powell, M. (2021). Information gathering in investigative and medical interviewing: Drawing parallels across contexts. Health Communication, 36(4), 521-528. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2019.1700884

Bearman, M., Earhart, B., Timms, L., & Powell, M. (2021). Professionals’ views on how to conduct investigative interviews with adults with limited expressive language. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 28(1), 104-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2020.1767713

Lawrie, M., Brubacher, S. P., Earhart, B., Powell, M. B., Steele, L. C., & Boud, D. (2021). Testing the effectiveness of a blended vulnerable witness training for forensic interviewers. Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody & Child Development, 18(3), 279-297. https://doi.org/10.1080/26904586.2021.1894303

Johnston, V., Benedan, L., Brubacher, S., & Powell, M. (2021). The roles of child temperament, age, and interviewer support on children’s reports of adult wrongdoing. Personality & Individual Differences, 175, 110732. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2021.110732.

Gilligan, C., Powell, M., Lynagh, M.C., Ward, B.M., Lonsdale, C., Harvey, P., James, E.L., Rich, D., Dewi, S.P., Nepal, S., Croft, H.A., & Silverman, J. (2021). Interventions for improving medical students’ interpersonal communication in medical consultations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (2). https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012418.pub2

Cyr, M., Dion, J., Gendron, A., Powell, M.B., & Brubacher, S.P. (2021). A test of three refresher modalities on child forensic interviewers’ posttraining performance. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 27(2), 221-230. https://doi.org/10.1037/law00003001

Gilligan, C., Brubacher, S., & Powell, M. (2021). “We’re all time poor”: Experienced clinicians’ and students’ perceptions of challenges related to patient communication. Teaching & Learning in Medicine, 34(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/10401334.2021.1893175

Brubacher, S.P., van Doore, K.E., & Powell, M. (2021). Responding to orphanage trafficking from an information gathering perspective. Child Abuse & Neglect, 120, 105222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.105222

Martschuk, N., Powell, M.B., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Thackray, S., & Westera, N. (2021). Judicial and lawyer interventions in trials of child sexual assault. Journal of Judicial Administration, 31, 3-16.

Powell, M.B., Casey, S., & Rouse, J. (2021). Online child sexual offenders’ language use in real-time chats. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice. No. 643. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.52922/ti78481

Hope, N. Anakwah, N., Antfolk, J., Brubacher, S.P., Flowe, H., Gabbert, F., Giebels, E., … & Wells, S. (2021). Urgent issues and prospects at the intersection of culture, memory, and witness interviews: Exploring the challenges for research and practice. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 27(1), 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12202

2020

Westera, N., Powell, M., Milne, R., Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2020). Police interviewing of sexual assault victims: Current organizational responses and recommendations for improvement. In R. Bull and I. Blandon-Gitlin. (Eds.) Handbook of legal and investigative psychology. (pp. 182-196). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-International-Handbook-of-Legal-and-Investigative-Psychology/Bull-Blandon-Gitlin/p/book/9780367345570

Brubacher, S., Benson, M., Powell, M., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Westera, N. (2020). An overview of best practice investigative interviewing of child witnesses of sexual assault. In I. Bryce & W. Petherick (Eds.), Childhood sexual abuse: Forensic issues in evidence, impact, and management (pp. 445-466). USA: Academic Press/Elsevier. https://www.elsevier.com/books/child-abuse-and-neglect/bryce/978-0-12-815344-4

Pichler, A.S., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Sharman, S.J., Powell, M.B., & Westera, N.J. (2020). A review of the use of special measures for complainants’ evidence at trial. In I. Bryce & W. Petherick (Eds.), Childhood sexual abuse: Forensic issues in evidence, impact, and management. (pp. 467-518). USA: Academic Press/Elsevier.

Gilligan, C., Brubacher, S., & Powell, M. (2020). Assessing the training needs of medical students in patient information gathering; a qualitative study. BMC Medical Education, 20, 1-11. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-020-1975-2

Ali, M.M., Brubacher, S.P., Earhart, B., Powell, M.B., & Westera, N.J. (2020). The utility of ground rule instructions with younger and older adult witnesses. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34, 664-677. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3648

Leach, C., & Powell, M. (2020). Forensic risk assessment interviews with youth: How do we elicit the most reliable and complete information? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 27(3), 428-440. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2020.1734982

Westera, N., Powell, M., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Zajac, R. (2020). Special measures in child sexual abuse cases: views of Australian criminal justice professionals. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 32(2), 224-242. https://doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2020.1743904

Lawrie, M., Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M., & Boud, D. (2020). Forensic interviewers’ perceptions of the utility of mock interviews with trained actors as a training tool for child interviewing. Child Abuse & Neglect, 106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104553

Powell, M.B., & Brubacher, S.P. (2020). The origin, experimental basis, and application of the standard interview method (SIM): An information-gathering framework. Australian Psychologist, 55, 645-659. https://doi.org/10.1111/ap.12468

Hodgson, N., Cashmore, J., Cowdery, N., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Martschuk, N., Parkinson, P., Powell, M.B., & Shackel, R. (2020). The decision to prosecute: A comparative analysis of Australian prosecutorial guidelines. Criminal Law Journal, 4, 155-172.

Brubacher, S.P., Sharman, S.J., Westera, N., Zekiroski, H., Danby, M.C., & Powell, M. (2020). Narrative practice may foster comfort but not enhance cognition in adult witness interviews about a mock sexual assault. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 31(5), 814-821. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2020.1799056

Yan, Z., Brubacher, S., Boud, D., & Powell, M. (2020). Psychometric properties of the Self‐assessment Practice Scale for professional training contexts: evidence from confirmatory factor analysis and Rasch analysis. International Journal of Training and Development, 24, 357-373. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijtd.12201

Benedan, L., Zajac, R., McFarlane, F., & Powell, M. (2020). Attentional difficulty as a risk factor for interrogative suggestibility in preschoolers. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105487

Brubacher, S.P., Sharman, S.J., Scoboria, A., & Powell, M.B. (2020). The effect of question type on resistance to misinformation about present and absent details. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34, 1323-1334. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3742

Pichler, A.S., Powell, M., Sharman, S.J., Zydervelt, S., Westera, N., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2020). Inconsistencies in complainant’s accounts of child sexual abuse arising in their cross-examination. Psychology, Crime & Law, 27(4), 341-356. https://doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2020.1805743

2019

Pichler, A.S., Powell, M., Sharman, S.J., Westera, N., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2019). Discussions about child witness interviews during trials of child sexual abuse. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 22(1), 938-952.

Brubacher, S.P., Poole, D.A., Dickinson, J.J., La Rooy, D., Szojka, Z., & Powell, M.B. (2019). Effects of interviewer familiarity and supportiveness on children’s recall across repeated interviews. Law and Human Behavior. 43(6), 507-516.. Featured in APA Journals Article Spotlight October 9, 2019

Pichler, A.S., Sharman, S.J., Powell, M., Westera, N., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2019). Association between interview quality and child sexual abuse trial outcome. Journal of Family Violence, 35, 395-403.

Snow, P., Timms, L., Lum, J., & Powell, M. (2019). Narrative language skills of maltreated children living in out-of-home care. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 22, 117-128.

Navarro, C., Knight, T., Sharman, S.J., & Powell, M. (2019). Challenges in translating interview protocols for child victims to different languages: A case study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 94, 104033.

Goodman-Delahunty, J., Martschuk, N., Powell, M.B., & Westera, N. (2019). Special measures for children in court: Law in action in a multi-agency committee. Australian
Social Work, 72,
503-516.

Johnston, V., Brubacher, S., Powell, M., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M. (2019). Patterns of nonverbal rapport behaviors across time in investigative interviews with children.
Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 43, 411-434.

Brubacher, S., Timms, L., Powell, M., & Bearman, M. (2019). “She wanted to know the full story”: Children’s perceptions of open versus closed questions. Child Maltreatment, 24, 222-231.

Brubacher, S., Earhart, B., Turoy-Smith, K., & Powell, M. (2019). Probing general routines and specific episodes for decision-making purposes in the family law context. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 50, 17-24.

Danby, M.C., Earhart, B., Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Westera, N.J. (2019). Tracking labels for occurrences of alleged child abuse from police interviews to trials. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 24, 41-54.

Danby, M., Sharman, S., Brubacher, S., & Powell, M. (2019). The effects of episode similarity on children’s reports of a repeated event. Memory, 27, 561-567.

Bearman, M., Brubacher, S.P., Timms, L., & Powell, M. (2019). Trial of three investigative interview techniques with minimally verbal adults reporting about occurrences of a staged repeated event. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 25, 239-252.

Brubacher, S.P., Hodgson, N., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Powell, M.B., & Westera, N. (2019). Children’s competence to testify in Australian courts: Implementing the Royal Commission recommendation. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 42(4), 1386-1410.

Ali, M.M., Westera, N.J., Zajac, R., & Powell, M. (2019). Australian stakeholders’ views on improving investigative interviews with adult sexual assault complainants. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 26, 724-739.

Curtis, P.G., Powell, M.B., Zekiroski, H., & Cockburn, H. (2019). How Tasmania Police has achieved breakthroughs in investigative interviewing training. Australian Police Journal, 73(2), 72-77.

Bailey, C., Knight, T., Koolmatrie, J., Brubacher, S., & Powell, M. (2019). Indigenous perspectives on Operation RESET: An initiative to improve the identification and prosecution of child sexual abuse incidents in remote Indigenous communities. Australian Psychologist, 54, 187-192.

Westera, N.J., Powell, M.B., Zajac, R., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2019) Courtroom questioning of child sexual abuse complainants: Views of Australian criminal justice professionals. Salus Journal, 7(1), 20-41.

2018

Lee, E., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Fraser, M., Powell, M., & Westera, N. (2018). Special measures in child sexual abuse trials: Criminal justice practitioners’ experiences and views. QUT Law Review, 18, 1-27.

Brubacher, S. P., Earhart, B., Roberts, K. P., & Powell, M. B. (2018). Effects of label training and recall order on children’s reports of a repeated event. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 32, 600-609.

Turoy-Smith, K.M., Powell, M.B., & Brubacher, S.P. (2018). Professionals’ views about child interviews for family law assessments. Family Court Review, 56, 607-622.

Powell, M.B., & Earhart, B. (2018). Principles to enhance communication with child witnesses. Judicial Officers Bulletin, 30, 85-90.

Brubacher, S.P., Roberts, K.P., Cooper, B.S., Price, H.L., Barry, L., & Vanderloon, M. (2018). A nationwide survey of child interviewing practices in Canada. Canadian Journal of Criminology & Criminal Justice, 60, 34–68.

Martschuk, N., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Powell, M., & Westera, N. (2018). Similarities in modi operandi of institutional and non-institutional child sexual offending: Systematic case comparisons. Child Abuse & Neglect, 84, 229-240.

Earhart, B., Danby, M.C., Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., & Sharman, S.J. (2018). A comparison of responses to substantive transition prompts in interviews with children. Child Maltreatment, 23, 221-225.

Benedan, L., Powell, M., Zajac, R., Lum, J.A.G., & Snow, P. (2018). Suggestibility in neglected children: The influence of intelligence, language and social skills. Child Abuse & Neglect, 79, 51-60.

Lum, J.A.G., Powell, M., & Snow, P.C. (2018). The influence of maltreatment history and out-of-home-care on children’s language and social skills. Child Abuse & Neglect, 76, 65-74.

2017

Goodman-Delahunty, J., Lee, E., Powell, M.B., & Westera, N. (2017). Methods to evaluate justice practices in eliciting evidence from complainants of child sexual abuse. Newcastle Law Review, 12, 42-60.

Earhart, B., Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., Westera, N., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2017). Judges’ delivery of ground rules to child witnesses in Australian courts. Child Abuse & Neglect, 74, 62-72.

Bailey, C., Powell, M., & Baksheev, G. (2017). Evaluation of a database for tracking cases of child sexual abuse. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 24, 951-957.

Danby, M., Brubacher, S., Sharman, S., & Powell, M. (2017). The effects of one versus two episodically-oriented practice narratives on children’s reports of a repeated event. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 22, 442-454.

Whitting, L., Powell, M., & Day, A. (2017). An evaluation of the impact of Australia’s first community notification scheme. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 24, 339-355.

Hamilton, G., Brubacher, S., & Powell, M. (2017). The effects of practice narratives in interviews with Australian Aboriginal children. Investigative Interviewing: Research and Practice, 8, 31-44.

Hamilton, G., Whiting, E.A., Brubacher, S.P., & Powell, M.B. (2017). The effects of face-to-face versus live video-feed interviewing on children’s event reports. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 22, 260-273.

Turoy-Smith, K., & Powell, M. (2017). Interviewing of children for family law matters: A review. Australian Psychologist, 52, 165-173.

Hamilton, G., Powell, M., & Brubacher, S. (2017). Professionals’ perception regarding the suitability of investigative interview protocols with Aboriginal children. Australian Psychologist, 52, 174-183.

Powell, M. B., Burrows, K., Brubacher, S. P., & Roberts, K. P. (2017). Prosecutors’ perceptions on questioning children about repeated abuse. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 24, 74-89.

Powell, M.B., Manger, B., Dion, J., & Sharman, S. (2017). Professionals’ perspectives about the challenges of using interpreters in child sexual abuse interviews. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 24, 90-101.

Bailey, C., Powell, M., & Brubacher, S. (2017). Reporting rates of child sexual abuse in Indigenous communities in two Australian jurisdictions. Child Abuse & Neglect, 68, 74-80.

Bailey, C., Powell, M., & Brubacher, S. (2017). The attrition of Indigenous and non-Indigenous child sexual abuse cases in two Australian jurisdictions. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 23, 178-190.

Danby, M.C., Sharman, S.J., Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., & Roberts, K.P. (2017). Differential effects of general versus cued invitations on children’s reports of a repeated event. Psychology, Crime and Law, 23, 794-811.

Burrows, K.S., Bearman, M., Dion, J., & Powell, M. (2017). Children’s use of sexual body part terms in witness interviews about sexual abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 65, 226-235.

Danby, M.C., Brubacher, S.P., Sharman, S.J., Powell, M.B., & Roberts, K.P. (2017). Children’s reasoning about which episode of a repeated event is best remembered. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31, 99-108.

Westera, N. J. & Powell, M. B. (2017). Prosecutors’ perceptions of how to improve the quality of evidence in domestic violence cases. Policing and Society, 27, 157-172.

Leach, C., Powell, M.B., Sharman, S.J., & Anglim, J. (2017). The relationship between children’s age and disclosures of sexual abuse during forensic interviews. Child Maltreatment, 22, 79-88.

2016

Powell, M., Westera, N., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Pichler, A.S. (2016). An evaluation of how evidence is elicited from complainants of child sexual abuse. Sydney, Australia: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Retrieved from https://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/media-releases/criminal-justice-research-reports-released

Westera, N., Darwinkel, E., & Powell, M. (2016). A systematic review of the efficacy of specialist police investigative units in responding to child sexual abuse. Report to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Whitting, L., Day, A., & Powell, M. (2016). Police officer perspectives on the implementation of a sex offender community notification scheme. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 18, 261-272.

Gilligan, C., James, E.L., Snow, P., Outram, S., Ward, B.M., Powell, M. … & Lynagh, M.C. (2016). Interventions for improving medical students’ interpersonal communication in medical consultations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(11), 1-14. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012418.

Westera, N.J., Powell, M.B., & Milne, B. (2017). Lost in the detail: Prosecutors’ perceptions of the utility of video recorded police interviews as rape complainant evidence. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 50, 252-268.

Christensen, L.S., Sharman, S.J., & Powell, M.B. (2016). Identifying the characteristics of child sexual abuse cases associated with the child or child’s parent withdrawing the complaint. Child Abuse and Neglect, 57, 53-60.

Snow, P.C., Woodward, M., Mathis, M. & Powell, M.B. (2016). Language functioning, mental health and alexithymia in incarcerated young offenders. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 18, 20-31.

Bailey, C., Mace, G., & Powell, M. (2016). Measuring community and service provider attitudes to child sexual abuse in remote Indigenous communities in Western Australia. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 23, 435-445.

Leach, C.L., Powell, M.B., & Anglim, J. (2016). The effect of victim age on police authorisation of charges in cases of child sexual abuse. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 23, 302-316.

Kuehnle, K., Ludolph, P., & Brubacher, S.P. (2016). Allegations of child sexual abuse in parenting plan evaluations: Assessing children’s memory and behaviour. In L. Drozd, M. Saini, & N. Olesen (Eds.), Parenting plan evaluations: Applied research for the Family Court, second edition (pp. 279-308). New York, NY: Oxford Press.

Westera, N., & Powell, M. (2016). Improving communicative practice: Beyond the cognitive interview for adult eyewitnesses. In G. Oxburgh, T. Myklebust, T. Grant, & R. Milne (Eds.), Communication in investigative and legal contexts: Integrated approaches from forensic psychology, linguistics and law enforcement (pp. 337-357). Chichester: Wiley.

Hamilton, G., Brubacher, S.P., & Powell, M.B. (2016). Investigative interviewing of Aboriginal children in cases of suspected sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 25, 363-381.

Burrows, K.S., Powell, M.B., & Benson, M. (2016). A guide to clarifying evidence in Australian child forensic interviews. Journal of Forensic Practice, 18, 91-103.

Christensen, L.S., Sharman, S.J., & Powell, M.B. (2016). Identifying the characteristics of child sexual abuse cases that exit the criminal justice system before the forensic interview. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 18, 104-114.

Powell, M.B., Guadagno, B., & Benson, M.S. (2016). Improving child investigative interviewer performance through computer-based learning activities. Policing and Society, 26, 365-374.

Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M., Snow, P., Skouteris, H., & Manger, B. (2016). Guidelines for teachers to elicit detailed and accurate narrative accounts from children. Children and Youth Services Review, 63, 83-92.

Sharman, S.J., Skouteris, H., Powell, M.B., & Watson, B. (2016). Factors related to the accuracy of self-reported dietary intake of children aged 6 to 12 years elicited with interviews: A systematic review. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 116, 76-114.

Sharman, S., Powell, M., & Skouteris, H. (2016). A qualitative evaluation of the challenges faced by dieticians when interviewing children. Appetite, 100, 80-85.

Hamilton, G., Brubacher, S.P., & Powell, M.B. (2016). Expressions of shame in investigative interviews with Australian Aboriginal children. Child Abuse & Neglect, 51, 64-71.

2015

Dickinson, J. J., Brubacher, S. P., & Poole, D. A. (2015). Children’s performance on ground rules questions: Implications for forensic interviewing. Law and Human Behavior, 39, 87–97.

La Rooy, D., Brubacher, S. P., Aromäki-Stratos, A., Cyr, M., Hershkowitz, I., Korkman, J., … & Stewart, H. (2015). The NICHD protocol: A review of an internationally-used evidence-based tool for training child forensic interviewers. Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice, 1, 76-89.

Leach, C., Baksheev, G., & Powell, M. (2015). Child sexual abuse research: challenges of case tracking through administrative databases. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22. 912-919.

Burrows, K. S. & Powell, M. B. (2015). Prosecutors’ perspectives on clarifying sexual acts in child abuse interviews. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 22, 903-911.

Brubacher, S. P., Poole, D. A., & Dickinson, J. J. (2015). The use of ground rules in interviews with children: A synthesis and call for research. Developmental Review, 36, 15-33.

Powell, M. B., Bowden, P., & Mattison, M. (2015). Stakeholders’ perceptions of the benefit of introducing an Australian intermediary system for vulnerable witnesses. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 48, 498-512.

Poole, D.A., Brubacher, S.P., & Dickinson, J.J. (2015). Children as witnesses. In B.L. Cutler & P.A. Zapf (Eds.), APA Handbook of forensic psychology (vol. 2, pp. 3-31). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Brubacher, S.P., Bala, N., Roberts, K.P., & Price, H.L. (2015). Witness interviewing in Canada. In D. Walsh, G. Oxburgh, & T. Myklebust (Eds.), International developments and practices in investigative interviewing and interrogation (pp. 245-255). Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Benson, M.S., & Powell, M.B. (2015). Australian prosecutors’ perceptions of the utility of child investigative interview protocols. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 17, 216-229.

Bailey, C.M., Mace, G., Powell, M., & Benson, M. (2015). Evaluation of a collaborative operation to improve child sexual abuse reporting in Western Australian Indigenous communities. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 42, 1303-1315.

Darwinkel, E., Powell, M., & Sharman, S. (2015). Police and prosecutors’ perceptions of adult sexual assault evidence associated with case authorisation and conviction. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 30, 213-220.

Christensen, L., Sharman, S., & Powell, M. (2015). Professionals’ views on child sexual abuse attrition rates. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22, 542-558.

Sharman, S. J., Boyd, C., & Powell, M. B. (2015). Disrupting the encoding of misinformation delivered in closed specific and open presumptive questions. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22, 535-541.

Powell, M. B. & Barnett, M. (2015). Elements underpinning successful implementation of a national best-practice child investigative interviewing framework. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22, 368-377.

Benson, M., & Powell, M. (2015). Organisational challenges to delivering child investigative interviewer training via e-learning. International Journal of Police, Science and Management, 17, 63-73.

Danby, M.C., Brubacher, S.P., Sharman, S.J., & Powell, M.B. (2015). The effects of practice on children’s ability to apply ground rules in a narrative interview. Behavioral Sciences and Law, 33, 446-458.

Mace, G., Powell, M. B. & Benson, M. (2015). Evaluation of Operation RESET: An initiative for addressing child sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 48, 82-103.

Westera, N. & Powell. M. (2015). Prosecutors’ perceptions of the utility of video-evidence for adult complainants of sexual assault. Criminal Law Journal, 39, 198-207.

Lum, J.A.G., Powell, M., Timms, L., & Snow, P. (2015). A meta-analysis of cross sectional studies investigating language in maltreated children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58, 961-976.

Benson, M.S., & Powell, M.B. (2015). Evaluation of a comprehensive interactive training system for investigative interviewers of children. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 21, 309-322.

Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B., Skouteris, H., & Guadagno, B. (2015). The effects of e-simulation interview training on teachers’ use of open-ended questions. Child Abuse & Neglect, 43, 95-103.

Roberts, K. P., Brubacher, S. P., Drohan‐Jennings, D., Glisic, U., Powell, M. B., & Friedman, W. J. (2015). Developmental differences in the ability to provide temporal information about repeated events. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 29, 407-417.

Powell, M. B., Cassematis, P., Benson, M, Smallbone, S. & Wortley, R. (2015). Police officers’ perceptions of their reactions to viewing internet child exploitation material. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 30, 103-111.

Tomyn, A. J., Powell, M. B., Cassematis, P., Smallbone, S. & Wortley, R. (2015). Examination of the subjective well-being of Australian internet child exploitation investigators. Australian Psychologist, 50, 203-211.

Pichler, A.S., Goodman-Delahunty, J., Westera, N., & Powell, M. (2015). The use of special measures for complainants’ evidence at trial: A review. Report to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Westera, N., Powell, M., & Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2015). Improving police interviews of child and adult sexual assault complainants. Report to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

2014

Burrows, K. S. & Powell, M. B. (2014). Prosecutors’ perspectives on using recorded child witness interviews about abuse as evidence in chief. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 47, 374-390.

Earhart, B., La Rooy, D., Brubacher, S.P., & Lamb, M.E. (2014). An examination of ‘don’t know’ responses in forensic interviews with children. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 32, 746-761.

Powell, M., Day, A., Benson, M., Vess, J., & Graffam, J. (2014). Police officers’ perceptions of interviewing offenders on sex offender registries. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 16, 255-266.

Brubacher, S. P., Powell, M. B., Skouteris, H. & Guadagno, B. (2014). An investigation of the question-types teachers use to elicit information from children. Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 31, 125-140.

Day, A., Boni, N., Hobbs, G., Carson, E., Whitting, L & Powell, M. (2014). Professional attitudes to sex offenders: Implications for multiagency and collaborative working. Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand, 6, 12-19.

Powell, M. B., Cassematis, P., Benson, M., Smallbone, S. & Wortley, R. (2014). Police officers’ strategies for coping with the stress of investigating Internet Child Exploitation. Traumatology, 20, 32-42.

Read, J. M., Powell, M.B., Kebbell, M.R., Milne, B. & Steinberg, R. (2014). Evaluating police interviewing practices with suspects in child-sexual abuse cases. Policing and Society, 24, 523-544.

Wortley, R., Smallbone, S., Powell, M., & Cassematis, P. (2014). Understanding and managing the occupational health impacts on investigators of Internet Child Exploitation. Report to the Australian Research Council, Grant: LP0990449.

Burrows, K., & Powell, M. (2014). Prosecutors’ perspectives on clarifying terms for genitalia in child sexual abuse interviews. Australian Psychologist, 49, 297-304.

Brubacher, S.P., Powell, M.B. & Roberts, K.P. (2014). Recommendations for interviewing children about repeated experiences. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20, 325-335.

Powell, M. B., Cassematis, P., Benson, M., Smallbone, S. & Wortley, R. (2014). Police officers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in Internet Child Exploitation investigation. Policing: an International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 37, 543-557.

Whitting, L., Day, A., & Powell, M. (2014). The impact of community notification on the management of sex offenders in the community: An Australian perspective. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 47, 240-258.

Guadagno, B. & Powell, M. B. (2014). An examination of the prevalence of temporally leading questions in child witness interviews. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 16, 16-25.

Gentle, M., Powell, M.B., & Sharman, S.J. (2014). Mental context reinstatement or drawing: Which better enhances children’s recall of witnessed events and protects against suggestive questions? Australian Journal of Psychology, 66, 158-167.

Darwinkel, E. C., Powell, M. B., & Sharman, S. J. (2014). Does extensive free narrative prompting minimise the effect of mental reinstatement on children’s recall of events? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 21, 351-359.

Darwinkel, E., Powell, M. B. & Tidmarsh, P. (2014). Prosecutors’ perceptions of the utility of ‘relationship’ evidence in sexual abuse trials. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 47, 44-58.

Burrows, K. S. & Powell, M. B. (2014). Prosecutors’ recommendations for improving child witness statements about sexual abuse. Policing and Society, 24, 189-207.

Hughes-Scholes, C.H., Powell, M. B. & Sharman, S. J. (2014). An examination of police officers’ beliefs about how children report abuse. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 21, 127-138.

St-Yves, M., Griffiths, A., Cyr, M., Gabbert, F., Carmans, M., Sellie, C. … & Powell, M. (2014). Training in investigative interviewing: Observations and challenges. In M. St-Yves (Ed.), Investigative interviewing – the essentials (pp. 245-282). Toronto: Carswell.

Cyr, M., Dion, J. & Powell, M. (2014). Interviewing children. In M. St-Yves (Ed.), Investigative interviewing – the essentials (pp. 63-96). Toronto: Carswell.

Burrows, K., & Powell, M. B. (2014). Prosecutors’ perceptions on improving child witness interviews about abuse. In R. Bull (Ed.), Investigative interviewing (pp. 229-242). New York: Springer.

Powell, M.B., Hughes-Scholes, C. H., Smith, R. & Sharman, S. J. (2014). The relationship between investigative interviewing experience and open-ended question usage. Police, Practice and Research: An International Journal, 15, 283-292.

Yii, S.B., Powell, M.B., & Guadagno, B. (2014). The association between investigative interviewers’ knowledge of question type and adherence to best-practice interviewing. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 19, 270-281.

Powell, M. B., Day, A., Benson, M., Vess, J. & Graffam, J. (2014). Australian police officers’ perceptions of sex offender registries. Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy, 24, 120-133.

2013

Powell, M. B. (2013). An overview of current initiatives to improve child witness interviews about sexual abuse. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 25, 711-720.

Burrows, K., Powell, M. B., & Anglim, J. (2013). Facilitating child witness interviewers’ understanding of evidential requirements through prosecutor instruction. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 15, 263-272.

Powell, M.B., Benson, M., Sharman, S. J., Guadagno, B. & Steinberg, R. (2013). Errors in the identification of question types in investigative interviews of children. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 15, 144-156.

Powell, M. B., Mattison, M. L., & McVilly, K. (2013). How to interview witnesses with communication impairment. Australian Police Journal, 67, 72-77.

Guadagno, B. L., Hughes-Scholes, C. H. & Powell, M. B. (2013). What themes trigger investigative interviewers to ask specific questions when interviewing children? International Journal of Police Science and Management, 15, 51-60.

Powell, M.B., Garry, M. & Brewer, N. (2013). Eyewitness testimony. In I. Freckelton & H. Selby (Eds), Expert evidence (pp. 65-1 – 65-5072). Pyrmont NSW: Thomson Reuters.

Powell, M. B., Guadagno, B. L. & Cassematis, P. (2013). Workplace stressors for investigative interviewers of child abuse victims. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 36, 512-525.

Burrows, K. S. & Powell, M. B. (2013). A prosecutor’s guide to improving child witness interviews about alleged sexual abuse: A view from the Australian context. Investigative Interviewing: Research and Practice. 5, 12-22.

Darwinkel, E., Powell, M. B. & Tidmarsh, P. (2013). Improving police officers’ perceptions of sexual offending through intensive training. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 40, 895-908.

Milne, B., Sharman, S., Powell, M. & Mead, S. (2013). Assessing the effectiveness of the Cognitive Interview for children with severe intellectual disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 60, 18-29.

Gentle, M., Milne, R., Powell, M. B. & Sharman, S. J. (2013). Does the cognitive interview promote the coherence of narrative accounts in children with and without an intellectual disability? International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 60, 30-43.

Hughes-Scholes, C.H. & Powell, M. B. (2013). Techniques used by investigative interviewers’ to elicit disclosures of abuse from child witnesses: A critique. Police Practice & Research, 14, 45-52.

Sharman, S. J., & Powell, M. B. (2013). Do Cognitive Interview instructions contribute to false beliefs and memories? Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 10, 114-124.

Dietze, P. M., Sharman, S., Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (2013). Does free recall moderate the effect of mental context reinstatement instructions on children’s cued recall? Psychology, Crime & Law, 19, 881-891.

Renzaho, A., Mellor, D., McCabe, M., & Powell, M. (2013). Family functioning, parental psychological distress and child behaviours: Evidence from the Victorian Child Health and Wellbeing Study. Australian Psychologist, 48, 217-225.

Powell, M.B., & Cauchi, R. (2013). Victims’ perceptions of a new model of sexual assault investigation adopted by Victoria Police. Police Practice and Research, 14, 228-241.

Vess, J., Day, A., Powell, M. & Graffam, J. (2013). International sex offender registration laws: Research and evaluation issues based on a review of current scientific literature. Police Practice and Research, 14, 205-218.

  • Republished in Special Issue (Contemporary approaches to policing research in Australia): Vess, J., Day, A., Powell, M., & Graffam, J. (2014). International sex offender registration laws: Research and evaluation issues based on a review of current scientific literature. Police Practice and Research, 15, 322-336.

2012

Guadagno, B. & Powell, M. B. (2012). E-simulations for the purpose of training forensic (investigative) interviewers. In D. Holt, S. Segrave, & J. Cybulski (Eds.), Professional education using e-simulations: Benefits of blended learning design (pp. 71-86). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Tidmarsh, P., Powell, M. B. & Darwinkel, E. (2012). ‘Whole Story’; a new framework for conducting investigative interviews about sexual assault. Investigative Interviewing: Research and Practice, 4, 33-44.

Sharman, S. J., Hughes-Scholes, C. H., Powell, M. B. & Guadagno, B. L. (2012). Police officers’ ability to play the role of the child during investigative interview training. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 14, 312-321.

Mace, G. & Powell, M. B. (2012). A new child protection strategy for Aboriginal communities in Western Australia. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 24, 273-283.

Powell, M.B. & Steinberg, R.E. (2012). Overcoming barriers to best practice interviewing. Investigative Interviewing: Research and Practice, 4, 5-9.

Powell, M. B., Hughes-Scholes, C. H., & Sharman, S. J. (2012). Skill in interviewing reduces confirmation bias. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 9, 126-134.

Snow, P., Powell, M. B. & Sanger, D. D. (2012). Oral language competence, young speakers and the law. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 43, 496–506.

Snow, P. & Powell, M. (2012). Youth (in)justice: Oral language competence in early life and risk for engagement in antisocial behaviour in adolescence. Trends and Issues in Crime and Justice, 435, pp. 1-6.

Powell, M. B. & Wright, R. (2012). Professionals’ perceptions of a new model of sexual assault investigation adopted by Victoria Police. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23, 333-352.

Dietze, P. M., Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (2012). Examination of the effect of mental reinstatement of context across developmental level, retention interval and type of mnemonic instruction. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 19, 89-103.

Sharman, S. J., & Powell, M. B. (2012). A comparison of adult witnesses’ suggestibility across various types of leading questions. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 48-53.

Brubacher, S.P., Roberts, K.P., & Powell, M.B. (2012). Retrieval of episodic versus generic information: Does the order of recall affect the amount and accuracy of details reported by children about repeated events? Developmental Psychology, 48, 111-122.

2011

Powell, M. B., Sharman, S. J. & Cauchi, R. T. (2011). Improving the quality of professionals’ contemporaneous notes taken during interviews about alleged child abuse. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 5, 317-327.

Dietze, P. M., Sharman, S., Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (2011). Context reinstatement effects in children’s cued recall of strongly and weakly associated word pairs. Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 28, 91-100.

Read, J. M., & Powell, M. B. (2011). Improving the legal aspects of police interviewing of suspects. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 18, 599-611.

Guadagno, B. L., & Powell, M. B. (2011). Child abuse and sex crimes: Examining police officer interview techniques involving juvenile victims. In J. F. Albrecht & D.K. Das (Eds.), Effective crime reduction strategies: International perspectives (pp. 551-567). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Roberts, K. P., Brubacher, S. P., Powell, M. B., & Price, H.L. (2011). Practice narratives. In M.E. Lamb, D. J. La Rooy, L. C. Malloy & C. Katz (Eds.), Children’s testimony: A handbook of psychological research and forensic practice (pp. 129-146). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Powell, M. B., Sharman, S. J., & Cauchi, R. (2011). Guidelines to improve the quality of professionals’ contemporaneous notes of investigative interviews. Australian Police Journal, 65, 72-75.

Sharman, S. J., Powell, M. B., & Roberts, K. P. (2011). Children’s ability to estimate the frequency of single and repeated events. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 13, 234-242.

Vess, J., Langskaill, B., Day, A., Powell, M. & Graffam, J. (2011). A comparative analysis of Australian sex offender legislation for sex offender registries. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44, 404-424.

Snow, P.C. & Powell, M. B. (February, 2011). Oral language competence and interpersonal violence: Exploring links in incarcerated young males. Report to the Criminology Research Council. Grant: CRC 10/08-09.

Snow, P. & Powell, M. B. (2011). Oral language competence in incarcerated young offenders: Links with offending severity. International Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 13, 480-489.

Read, J. & Powell, M. B. (2011). Investigative interviewing of child sex offender suspects: Strategies to assist the application of a narrative framework. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 8, 163-177.

Powell, M. B. & Tomyn, A. (2011). Life satisfaction amongst police officers who work in the area of child abuse investigation. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 13, 187-194.

Feltis, B., Powell, M. B., & Roberts, K. P. (2011). The effect of event repetition on the production of story grammar in children’s event narratives. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35, 180-187.

Klettke, B. & Powell, M. B. (2011). The effects of evidence, coherence and credentials on jury decision making in child sexual abuse trials. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 18, 263-269.

Brubacher, S., Roberts, K.P., & Powell, M.B. (2011). Effects of practicing episodic versus scripted recall on children’s subsequent narratives of a repeated event. Psychology, Public Policy, & Law, 2, 286–314.

Brubacher, S., Glisic, U., Roberts, K.P. & Powell, M. B. (2011). Children’s ability to recall unique aspects of one occurrence of a repeated event. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25, 351-358.

Powell, M. B., Feltis, B., Hughes-Scholes, C. H. (2011). Enhancing narrative coherence in simulated interviews about child abuse. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 34, 198-210.

Powell, M. B., Wright, R. & Hughes-Scholes, C. (2011). Contrasting the perceptions of child testimony experts, prosecutors and police officers regarding individual child abuse interviews. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 18, 33-43.

2010

Drohan-Jennnings, D.M., Roberts, K.P., & Powell, M.B. (2010). Mental context reinstatement increases resistance to false suggestions after children have experienced a repeated event. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 17, 594-606.

Powell, M. B., Murfett R. & Thomson, D. (2010). An analysis of police officers’ decisions about whether to refer cases of child abuse for prosecution. Psychology, Crime & Law, 16, 715-724.

Milne, B. & Powell, M. B. (2010). Investigative interviewing. In J.M. Brown, & E.A. Campbell (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of forensic psychology (pp. 208-214). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Powell, M. B., Cavezza, C., Hughes-Scholes, C. & Stoove, M. (2010). Examination of the consistency of interviewer performance across three distinct interview contexts. Psychology, Crime & Law, 16, 585 –600.

Powell, M. B., Hughes‐Scholes, C. H., Cavezza, C., & Stoove, M. A. (2010). Examination of the stability and consistency of investigative interviewer performance across similar mock interview contexts. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 243-260.

Feltis, B., Powell, M. B., Snow, P. & Hughes-Scholes, C. H. (2010). An examination of the association between interviewer question type and story-grammar detail in child witness interviews about abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 34, 407-413.

Cauchi, R. T., Powell, M. B., Hughes-Scholes, C. H. (2010). A controlled analysis of professionals’ contemporaneous notes of interviews about alleged child abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 34, 318-323.

Powell, M. B., Wright, R. & Clark, S. (2010). Improving the competency of police officers in conducting investigative interviews with children. Police Practice and Research, 11, 211-226.

Dietze, P. M., Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (2010). Mental reinstatement of context with child witnesses: Does it matter whether context is reinstated “out loud”? Psychology, Crime & Law, 16, 439-448.

Klettke, B., Graesser, A. C. & Powell, M. B. (2010). Expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases: The effects of evidence, coherence and credentials on juror decision making. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 481-494.

2009

Brubacher, S.P., Roberts, K.P., & Powell, M.B (2009). Does type of memory practice matter when interviewing children about a single or repeated event? International Investigative Interviewing Research Bulletin, 2, 10-16.

Powell, M. B., & Wright, R. (2009). Professionals’ perceptions of electronically recorded interviews with vulnerable witnesses. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 21, 205-218.

Cauchi, R. & Powell, M. B. (2009). An examination of police officers’ notes of interviews with alleged child abuse victims. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 11, 505-515.

Powell, M. B. & Hughes-Scholes (2009). Evaluation of the questions used to elicit evidence about abuse from child witnesses: Australian study. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 16, 369-378.

Read, J., Powell, M. B., Kebbell, M. & Milne, B. (2009). Investigative interviewing of suspected sex offenders: A review of what constitutes best practice. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 11, 442-459.

Wright, R., Guadagno, B. L. & Powell, M. B. (2009). An evaluation of a self-initiated practice exercise for investigative interviewers of children. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 11, 366-376.

Gignac, G. E. & Powell, M. B. (2009). A psychometric evaluation of the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scales: Problems associated with measuring suggestibility as a difference score composite. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 88-93.

Snow, P.C., Powell, M.B., & Murfett, R. (2009). Getting the story from child witnesses: Exploring the application of a story grammar framework. Psychology, Crime & Law, 15, 555-568.

Powell, M.B., Garry, M. & Brewer, N. (2009). Eyewitness testimony. In I. Freckelton & H. Selby (Eds), Expert evidence (pp. 65-1 – 65-13072). Pyrmont NSW: Thomson Reuters.

Powell, M. B. (2009). Investigative interviewing. In A. Wakefield, & J. Fleming (Eds), The SAGE dictionary of policing (pp. 181-184). London: Sage.

Smith, R., Powell, M. B. & Lum, J. (2009). The relationship between job status, interviewing experience, gender and police officers’ adherence to open-ended questions. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 14, 51-63.

Guadagno, B. & Powell, M. B. (2009). A qualitative examination of police officers’ questioning of children about repeated events. Police Practice and Research, 10, 61-73.

2008

Powell, M. B., Fisher, R. P., & Hughes-Scholes, C. H. (2008). The effect of using trained versus untrained adult respondents in simulated practice interviews about child abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 32, 1007-1016.

Powell, M. B. (2008). Designing effective training programs for investigative interviewers of children. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 20, 189-208.

Powell, M. B., & Guadagno, B. (2008). An examination of the limitations in investigative interviewers’ use of open-ended questions. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 15, 382-395.

Powell, M. B., & Wright, R. (2008). Investigative interviewers’ perceptions of the value of different training tasks on their adherence to open-ended questions with children. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 15, 272-283.

Powell, M. B., Fisher, R. P., & Hughes-Scholes, C. H. (2008). The effect of intra- versus post- interview feedback during simulated practice interviews about child abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 32, 213-227.

Powell, M. B., Wilson, J. C., Gibbons, C., & Croft, C. M. (2008). Children’s conception of police authority when responding to requests for assistance. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 9, 5-16.

Hughes-Scholes, C., & Powell, M. B. (2008). An examination of the types of leading questions used by investigative interviewers of children. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 31, 210-225.

Powell, M. B., Skouteris, H., & Murfett, R. (2008). Children’s perceptions of the role of police: A qualitative study. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 10, 464-473.

Murfett, R., Powell, M. B. & Snow, P. C. (2008). The effect of intellectual disability on the adherence of child witnesses to a “story grammar” framework. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 33, 2-11.

Snow, P. C. & Powell, M. B. (2008). Oral language competence, social skills and high-risk boys: What are juvenile offenders trying to tell us? Children & Society, 22, 16-28.

2007

Powell, M. (2007). The importance of using open-ended questions when interviewing children. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gazette, 69, 26-27.

Meatheringham, B., Snow, P., Powell, M. B. & Fewster, M. (2007). Improving literacy for adult prisoners and offenders. In S. Dawe (Ed.), Vocational education and training for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia: Research readings (pp. 177-203). Adelaide: National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Wright, R. & Powell, M. B. & Ridge, D. (2007). What criteria do police officers use to measure the success of an interview with a child witness? Psychology, Crime and Law, 13, 395-404.

Powell, M. B, Roberts, K. & Guadagno, B. (2007). Particularisation of child abuse offences: Common problems when questioning child witnesses. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 19, 64-74.

Miles, K. L., Powell, M. B., Gignac, G. E. & Thomson, D. M. (2007). How well does the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale for Children, version 2 predict the recall of false details among children with and without intellectual disabilities? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 12, 217-232.

Powell, M. B., & Snow, P. C. (2007). Guide to questioning children during the free-narrative phase of an investigative interview. Australian Psychologist, 42, 57-65.

Roberts, K. P., & Powell, M.B. (2007). The roles of prior experience and the timing of misinformation presentation on young children’s event memories. Child Development, 78, 1137-1152.

Powell, M. B., & Snow, P. (2007). Recommendations for eliciting a disclosure of abuse from a young child. Australian Police Journal, 61, 76-80.

Snow, P.C. & Powell, M. B. (March, 2007). Getting the story in forensic interviews with child witnesses: Applying a story grammar framework. Report to the Criminology Research Council Grant: CRC 04/04-05

Powell, M. B., Roberts, K., Thomson, D. M. & Ceci, S. J. (2007). The impact of experienced versus non-experienced suggestions on children’s recall of repeated events. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 21, 649-667.

Wright, R., & Powell, M. B. (2007). What makes a good investigative interviewer of children? A comparison of police officers’ and experts’ perceptions. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 30, 21-31.

2006

Guadagno, B., Powell, M. B. & Wright, R. (2006). Police officers’ and legal professionals’ perceptions regarding how children are, and should be, questioned about repeated abuse. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 13, 251-260.

Wright, R., Powell, M. B., & Ridge, D. (2006). Child abuse investigation: An in-depth analysis of how police officers perceive and cope with daily work challenges. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 29, 498-512.

Wright, R., & Powell, M. B. (2006). Investigative interviewers’ perceptions of their difficulty in adhering to open-ended questions with child witnesses. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 8, 316-325.

Roberts, K. P., & Powell, M. B. (2006). The consistency of false suggestions moderates children’s reports of a single instance of a repeated event: Predicting increases and decreases in suggestibility. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 94, 68-89.

Gignac, G. E., & Powell, M. B. (2006). A direct examination of the nonlinear (quadratic) relationship between intelligence and suggestibility in children. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 20, 617-623.

Agnew, S. E., Powell, M. B. & Snow, P. (2006). An examination of the questioning styles of police officers and caregivers when interviewing children with intellectual disabilities. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 11, 35–53.

2005

Roberts, K. P. & Powell, M. B. (2005). The relation between inhibitory control and children’s eyewitness memory. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19, 1003-1018.

Powell, M.B., Fisher. R. P. & Wright, R. (2005). Investigative interviewing. In N. Brewer & K. Williams (Eds.), Psychology and law: An empirical perspective (pp. 11- 42). New York: Guilford Press.

Roberts, K. P. & Powell, M. B. (2005). Evidence of metacognitive awareness in young children who have experienced a repeated event. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19, 1019-1031.

Purcell, R., Powell, M. B., & Mullen, P. E. (2005). Clients who stalk psychologists: Prevalence, methods and motives. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 36, 537-543.

Powell, M. B. (2005). Improving the reliability of child witness testimony in court: The importance of focusing on questioning techniques. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 17, 137-143.

Snow, P. & Powell, M. B. (2005). What’s the story? An exploration of narrative language abilities in male juvenile offenders. Psychology Crime and Law, 11, 239-253.

Buckle, S., Lancaster, S, Powell, M. B., & Higgins, D. (2005). The relationship between child sexual abuse and academic achievement in a sample of adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Child Abuse & Neglect, 29, 1031-1047.

Jones, C. & Powell, M. B. (2005). The effect of event context on children’s recall of non-experienced events across multiple interviews. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 10, 83-101.

2004

Snow, P.C. & Powell, M.B. (2004). Developmental language disorders and adolescent risk: A public-health advocacy role for speech pathologists? Advances in Speech-Language Pathology, 6, 221-229.

Miles, K., Powell, M. B. & Stokes, M. (2004). A comparison of the effectiveness of two suggestibility paradigms in predicting preschoolers’ tendency to report a non-experienced event. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 18, 1021–1036.

Snow, P. & Powell, M. B. (2004). Interviewing juvenile offenders: The importance of oral language competence. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 16, 220-225.

Aarons, N. M., Powell, M. B. & Browne, J. (2004). Police perceptions of interviews involving children with intellectual disabilities: A qualitative inquiry. Policing and Society, 14, 269-278.

Wilson, J. C., Powell, M. B., Raju, S. & Romeo, R. (2004). Secrecy and suggestibility: Are children’s memories for secrets less suggestible than other memories? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 18, 251-261.

Agnew, S. E. & Powell, M. B. (2004). The effect of intellectual disability on children’s recall of an event across different question types. Law and Human Behavior, 28, 273-294.

Powell, M. B., & Wilson, J. C. (2004). ‘Marvin the mouse’; can he assist police to elicit evidence from young children? Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 5, 205-222.

2003

Ellis, L. M., Powell, M. B., Thomson, D. M., & Jones, C. (2003). Do simple “groundrules” reduce preschoolers’ suggestibility about experienced and nonexperienced events? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 10, 334-345.

Powell, M. B. (2003). A guide to introducing the topic of an interview about abuse with a child. Australian Police Journal, 57, 259-263.

Powell, M. B., Jones, C. & Campbell, C. (2003). A comparison of preschoolers’ recall of experienced versus non-experienced events across multiple interviews. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 17, 935-952.

Powell, M. B., & Bartholomew, T. (2003). The treatment of multicultural issues in contemporary forensic psychology textbooks. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 10, 254-261.

Powell, M.B., Bartholomew, T.P., & McCabe, M. P. (2003). Specialisation within specialisation? Thoughts on the content of contemporary forensic psychology programs. International Journal of Forensic Psychology, 60, 154-159.

Powell, M. B. & Bartholomew, T. (2003). Interviewing and assessing clients from different cultural backgrounds: Guidelines for all forensic professionals. In R. Bull, & D. Carson (Eds), Handbook of psychology in legal contexts. (pp. 625-643). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Powell, M .B. & Thomson, D. M. (2003). Improving children’s recall of an occurrence of a repeated event: Is it a matter of helping them to generate options? Law and Human Behavior, 27, 365-384.

Aarons, N. M. & Powell, M. B. (2003). Issues related to the interviewer’s ability to elicit reports of abuse from children with an intellectual disability: A review. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 14, 257-268.

Young, K., Powell, M. B. & Dudgeon, P. (2003). Individual differences in children’s suggestibility: A comparison between intellectually disabled and mainstream samples. Personality and Individual Differences, 35, 31-49.

Powell, M. B. & Lancaster, S. (2003). Guidelines for interviewing children during child custody evaluations. Australian Psychologist, 38, 46-54.

Powell, M. B., Thomson, D. & Ceci, S. (2003). Children’s memory of recurring events: Is the first event always the best remembered? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 17, 127-146.

Pearse, S., Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (2003). The effect of contextual cues on children’s ability to remember an occurrence of a repeated event. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 8, 39-50.

2002

Ceci, S. J., Powell, M. B. & Principe, G.F. (2002). The scientific status of children’s memory and testimony. In D. L. Faigman, D.H. Kaye, M.J. Saks, & J. Sanders (Eds.), Modern scientific evidence: The law and science of expert testimony, Vol 2 (pp. 144-205). St Paul, MN: West Pub Co.*

  • Also included in 2005-2006 edition, (pp. 529 – 565).
  • Also appeared in D. L. Faigman, D.H. Kaye, M.J. Saks, & J. Sanders (Eds.), Science and the Law: Social and behavioral science issues (pp. 328-367). St Paul, MN: Westgroup.

Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. Children’s memories for repeated events. (2002) In H. Westcott, G. Davies, & R. Bull (Eds.), Children’s testimony: A handbook of psychological research and forensic practice (pp. 69-82). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

Powell, M. B. (2002). Specialist training in investigative and evidential interviewing: Is it having any effect on the behaviour of professionals in the field? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 9, 44-55.

Powell, M. B., Wilson, J. C. & Hasty, M. K. (2002). Evaluation of the usefulness of ‘Marvin’; a computerized assessment tool for investigative interviewers of children. Computers in Human Behavior, 18, 577-592.

McFarlane, F., Powell, M. B. & Dudgeon, P. (2002). An examination of the degree to which IQ, memory performance, socio-economic status and gender predict young children’s suggestibility. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 7, 227-239.

Snow, P., & Powell, M. (2002). Language processing and production skills of young offenders: Implications for enhancing prevention and intervention strategies. Report to the Criminology Research Council. Grant: CRC 23/00-01.

McFarlane, F. & Powell, M. B. (2002). The video suggestibility scale for children: How generalisable is children’s performance to other measures of suggestibility? Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 20, 699-716.

Crossman, A., Powell, M. B., Principe, G., & Ceci, S. (2002). Child testimony in custody cases: A review. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 2, 1-31.

Powell, M. B. & Roberts, K. P. (2002). The effect of repeated experience on children’s suggestibility across two question types, Applied Cognitive Psychology, 16, 367-386.

Powell, M. B., Wilson, J. C., & Thomson. D. M. (2002). Eliciting children’s recall of events: How do computers compare with humans? Computers in Human Behavior, 18, 297-313.

2001

Wilson, J. C. & Powell, M. B. (2001). A guide to interviewing children: Essential skills for counsellors, police, lawyers and social workers. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (2001). The makings of a reliable interview with a child witness. Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 18, 25-38.

Roberts, K. P. & Powell, M. B. (2001). Describing individual incidents of sexual abuse: A review of research on the effects of multiple sources of information on children’s reports. Child Abuse and Neglect, 25, 1643-1659.

2000

Powell, M. B., Roberts, K. P. & Thomson, D. M. (2000). The effect of a suggestive interview on children’s memory of a repeated event: Does it matter whether suggestions are linked to a particular incident? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 7, 182-191.

Powell, M. B., Ceci, S. & Hembrooke, H. (2000). The effect of repeated experience on children’s suggestibility. In A. Czerederecka, T. Jaskiewicz-Obydzinska, & J. Wojcikiewicz (Eds.), Forensic psychology and law: Traditional questions and new ideas (pp. 240-245). Krakow, Poland: Jan Sehn Institute of Forensic Research.

Powell, M. B. (2000). PRIDE: The essential elements of a forensic interview with an Aboriginal person. Australian Psychologist, 35, 186-192.

Powell, M.B. (2000). Practical guidelines for conducting investigative interviews with Aboriginal people. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 12, 181-197.

Powell, M. B. (2000). Interviewing of Aboriginal people. Australian Police Journal, 54, 209-212.

Powell, M. B., Wilson, J. C. & Croft, C. M. (2000). The effect of uniform and prior knowledge on children’s event reports and disclosure of secrets. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 15, 27-40.

1999

Powell, M. B., Roberts, K., Ceci. S. J. & Hembrooke, H. A. (1999). The effects of repeated experience on children’s suggestibility. Developmental Psychology, 35, 1462-1477.

Donohue, A., Powell, M. B. & Wilson, J. C. (1999). The effects of a computerised interview on children’s recall of an event. Computers in Human Behavior, 15, 747-761.

Wilson, J. C., Powell, M. B. & McMeeken, L. (1999). Videotaping children’s evidence: The costs and benefits. Australian Police Journal, 53, 246-249.

Ceci, S. J., Powell, M. B. & Crossman, A.M. (1999). Critical issues in children’s memory and testimony. In D. L. Faigman, D.H. Kaye, M.J. Saks, & J. Sanders (Eds.), Modern scientific evidence: The law and science of expert testimony (pp. 40-69). St Paul, MN: Westgroup.

Powell, M. B. (1999). The suggestibility of child witnesses: Directions for future research. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 31, 77-85.

1998

Powell, M. B. & McMeeken, L. (1998) “Tell me about the time when…”: 9 Golden Rules for interviewing a child about a multiple offence. Australian Police Journal, 52, 104-108.

1997

Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (1997). The effect of an intervening interview on children’s ability to remember one occurrence of a repeated event. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 2, 247-262.

Powell, M. B., Thomson, D. M. & Dietze, P. M. (1997). Children’s ability to remember an occurrence of a repeated event. Expert Evidence, 5, 133-139.

Powell, M. B. Thomson, D. M. & Dietze, P. M. (1997). Memories of separate occurrences of an event: Implications for interviewing children. Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 78, 600-609.

Powell, M. B. and Thomson, D. M. (1997). Contrasting memory for temporal-source and memory for content in children’s discrimination of repeated events. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 11, 339-360.

1996

Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (1996). Children’s memory of an occurrence of a repeated event: Effects of age, repetition, and retention interval across three question types. Child Development, 67, 1988-2004.

1994

Powell, M. B. & Thomson, D. M. (1994). Children’s eyewitness-memory research: Implications for practice. Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 75, 204-216.

1992

Dadds, M. R. & Powell, M. B. (1992). Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in childhood: A case study. In S. Schwartz (Ed.), Australian cases in abnormal psychology. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Powell, M. B. & Ilett, M. J. (1992). Assessing the incestuous family’s readiness for reconstitution. Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 73, 417-423.

1991

Dadds, M. R. & Powell, M. B. (1991). The relationship of interparental conflict and global marital adjustment to aggression, anxiety and immaturity in aggressive and nonclinic children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 19, 553-567.

Powell, M. B. & Oei, T. P. S. (1991). Cognitive processes underlying the behavior change in cognitive behavior therapy with childhood disorders: A review of experimental evidence. Behavioral Psychotherapy, 19, 247-265.

Powell, M. B. (1991). Investigating and reporting child sexual abuse: Review and recommendations for clinical practice. Australian Psychologist, 26, 77-83.

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