Professor Chris Trotter

Emeritus Professor, Research
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Research profile


Professor  Chris Trotter worked for many years in youth justice, child protection and  adult corrections prior to his appointment to Monash University in 1991. He has  undertaken many research projects and published widely on the subject of  effective practice with involuntary clients particularly those in the criminal  justice system. He has an international reputation for his work particularly in  relation to pro-social modelling. He has published 6 books including Working  with Involuntary Clients, now in its third edition and published in multiple  languages. Dr Trotter is Director of the Monash Criminal Justice Research  Consortium and is currently engaged in several research projects on effective  practice in criminal justice including work with families.