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Ms Dimity Adams is a Senior Research Fellow with the School of Law and Society, and core member of the SVRPU. She is a registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Psychology (Clinical) and a Post-graduate Certificate in Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Dimity's clinical experience is primarily in the prevention, assessment and treatment of forensic concerns (e.g. offending and antisocial behaviours). Dimity is considered a practice leader in the assessment and treatment of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples who have committed sexual offences and has considerable experience working in collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout Queensland.

Dimity has led program development and delivery in the areas of the treatment and prevention of sexually abusive behaviours, as well as consulting to a variety of organisations on the prevention of sexually abusive behaviours within institutions. Dimity has project management experience and has been a chief investigator on large externally funded research projects.