Dr. Adam Vaughan holds a PhD in Criminology from Simon Fraser University and works as a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Policy Fellow as well as a Research Associate for JIBC.
His current research investigates the intersection between the mental health care system and the criminal justice system. More specifically, he is interested in the effectiveness of collaborative problem solving programs between the mental health care practitioners and the police on reducing recidivism and improving mental well-being in severely mentally ill persons.
Adam teaches criminological research methods to undergraduate students, he is a research assistant with The Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, and he sits on the board of directors for the Canadian Chapter of the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation.
Recent Citations for Adam Vaughan
- Assessing the relative impact of diverse stressors among public safety personnel
- BC community care licensing officer program: phase one analysis
- Building personal resilience in paramedic students
- Building personal resilience in primary care paramedic students, and subsequent skill decay
- A descriptive study of paramedic response to workplace violence in Canada
- The influence of organizational support on the life course of trauma in emergency responders from British Columbia
- Mental health training, attitudes toward support, and screening positive for mental disorders
- Outbreak orange: considering the psychosocial in a pandemic
- Perceptions of psychosocial training on behavioural responses in emergency operations centres
- Stress and memory: a systematic state-of-the-art review with evidence-gathering recommendations for police