Trauma is a common part of human experience.
The centre interprets trauma as physical, psychological or cultural experiences that are extremely negative, uncontrollable, out of the ordinary and sudden or cumulative. Representing the diversity of health disciplines, we collaborate to reduce the occurrence of trauma as well as promote effective interventions aimed at reducing the harmful effects of trauma to individuals, families and society.
Explore our current and past research studies examining the issue of family violence in New Zealand.
This research focuses on psychological experiences and trauma informed interventions.
This research area is led by an interdisciplinary team.