Dr. Tess Maguire
Dr Tess Maguire has a joint appointment with the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, and Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health. Her research focuses on forensic mental health nursing practice, including risk assessment and intervention (eDASA+APP) to reduce aggression, and use of restrictive interventions. In 2020 she received the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Christopher Webster Early Career Award, and the eDASA+APP received a National Award from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standard for clinical excellence and patient safety.
Last year she received the Chris Abderhalden Award for Young Researchers in the Field of Aggression in Healthcare.