Bob Bowen is a behavioural consultant with over 35 years of experience supporting people with complex behavioural challenges. He has written 3 book chapters, 4 peer reviewed articles, and literally hundreds of seminars and workshops addressing the needs of individuals with histories of complex trauma. Bob has provided training throughout the United States and Canada, Europe, Australia, and Hong Kong. He currently serves as a Senior Associate, Positive Behaviour Support for Prag Consulting in Melbourne, Australia, and lives in the United States.
Below is a brief listing of some of his publications:
Bowen, B (2020). The Matrix of Human Needs: Reframing Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Available at https://advance.sagepub.com/articles/The_Matrix_of_Human_Needs_Reframing_Maslow_s_Hierarchy_of_Needs/12442661
Bowen, B (2017). The positive practice of safety: Reductions in workplace violence through increases in safety and security at organisational and interpersonal levels. Routledge International Handbook on Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings, Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Neil Gredecki & Martin Fisher, Ed. New York, NY: Routledge
Privitera MR, Bowie V & Bowen B (2015). Translational Models of Workplace Violence in Healthcare Violence and Victims, (30)2, 293-307
Bowen, B & Kemp, S (2014). Replacing Restraint: Good Practices in North America Human Service Programmes for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism, in A Human Rights Perspective to Reducing Restraint Practices, edited by Sam Karim, published by the British Institute for Learning Disabilities,
Bowen B, Geels T & Bowie, V (2013). Creating Safety: How Risk Management Leads to Aversive Decisions. Australian Society for Intellectual Disabilities Journal, Vol 33, Issue 3, February 2013
Bowen B, Privitera MR, & Bowie V. (2011). Reducing Workplace Violence by Creating Healthy Workplace Environments, Journal of Aggression, Conflict, and Peace Research, 3(4) 185-198, October 2011, Invited Paper
Bowen, B (2011). Moving Away From Coercion and Enhancing Patient Dignity and Respect in Workplace Violence in the Mental and General Health Care Setting, edited by Michael Privitera, MD, 2011. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Bowen, B (2009). The Dance of Aggression: Learning to Follow Instead of Lead, in the Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry, Ian Needham, Patrick Callaghan, Tom Palmstiera, Henk Nijman & Nico Oud, editors. Pages 218 - 222. Dwingaloo, The Netherlands: Kavanah
Bowen, B & Mohr, WK (2009). Measuring the Presence of Coercion in Psychiatric Settings, in the Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry, Ian Needham, Patrick Callaghan, Tom Palmstiera, Henk Nijman & Nico Oud, editors. Pages 223-226. Dwingaloo, The Netherlands: Kavanah
Mohr, WK & Bowen, B. (2009) Decreasing Workplace Violence Means Increasing Workplace Safety Through Positive Behavior Supports, in the Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry, Ian Needham, Patrick Callaghan, Tom Palmstiera, Henk Nijman & Nico Oud, editors. Pages 250-253. Dwingaloo, The Netherlands: Kavanah
Bowen, B (2004). Should all organizations that teach behavior support and crisis management be required to use a certified model, Residential Group Care Quarterly, Child Welfare League of America, Vol 5 No 2, Fall 2004