Chu, Chi Meng
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Chu, Chi Meng

Adjunct Assistant Professor

DPsych (Clinical) (Monash), BSocSci (Hons) (NUS), BA (NUS)

Dr. Chu is a registered psychologist in Singapore and Australia, with specialist training and experience in clinical and forensic psychology. He is currently heads the Centre for Research on Rehabilitation and Protection at the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) as a Senior Assistant Director, and is also concurrently the Principal Clinical and Forensic Psychologist at the Clinical and Forensic Psychology Branch at MSF. Dr. Chu has research interests in child protection and welfare issues as well as offender assessment and rehabilitation topics.

Research Interests:
  • Offender assessment and rehabilitation issues
  • Cross-cultural applications of risk assessment measures
  • Child protection and welfare issues
Recent/ Representative Publications:
  • Chu, C. M., & Thomas, S. D. M. (2010).
    Adolescent sexual offenders: The relationship between typology and recidivism.
    Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 22, 218-233. doi: 10.1177/1079063210369011.
  • Chu, C. M., Thomas, S. D. M., Ogloff, J. R. P., & Daffern, M. (2013).
    The short- to medium-term predictive accuracy of static and dynamic risk assessment measures in a secure forensic hospital.
    Assessment, 20, 230-242. doi: 10.1177/1073191111418298.
  • O’Brien, K., Daffern, M., Chu, C. M., & Thomas, S. D. M. (2013).
    Youth gang affiliation, violence, and criminal activities: A review of motivational, risk, and protective factors.
    Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18, 417-425. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2013.05.001.