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Personal profile


Professor Boer began working at the University of Canberra in September, 2012. He is originally from Canada where he worked for the Correctional Service of Canada for 15 years, after which he worked for the University of Waikato (New Zealand) for 7 years. Professor Boer is on a number of editorial boards, including: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Journal of Criminal Psychology, and the British Journal of Forensic Practice. Finally, he remains active as a clinician, assessor, and clinical supervisor, working primarily with multi-diagnosed and/or brain-damaged and/or intellectually-disabled offenders.

Areas of Teaching or Research

Professor Boer’s main area of research has to do with sexual offenders, adult and juvenile, with and without intellectual disabilities. He is currently supervising a group of PhD students, nationally and internationally, primarily with forensic and correctional psychology topics. Students interested in working on PhD degrees with Professor Boer should note that his expectation for full-time students is one peer-reviewed publication per year of active enrollment. His main area of teaching is forensic clinical psychology in the Masters in Clinical Psychology programme.

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Research Output

Grief, Stress, Trauma, and Support During the Organ Donation Process

Dicks, S., Burkolter, N., Jackson, L. C., Northam, H. L., Boer, D. P. & van Haren, F. M. P., 2020, In : Transplantation Direct. 6, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., e512.

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    Why Did You Not Act on Our Suggestion? Regulatory and Growth-Oriented Opportunities During Ethical Review: A Case Study

    Dicks, S. G., Pieper, I. J., Northam, H. L., van Haren, F. M. P. & Boer, D. P., May 2020, In : Sage Open. 10, 2, p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
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    A novel approach to studying co-evolution of understanding and research: Family bereavement and the potential for organ donation as a case study

    Dicks, S. G., Ranse, K., Northam, H. L., van Haren, F. M. P. & Boer, D. P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Health Psychology Open. 5, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

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