Safer Families: Read also specfic COVID-19 resources
NSW Health has updated their Factsheet on Violence Abuse & Neglect (VAN) and COVID19
HealthEd Podcast: Going Viral – DV during lockdown
CESPHN Webinar: Domestic and family violence during COVID-19 and beyond
HealthPathways Sydney and HealthPathways South Eastern Sydney
Clinical portal specifically for health professionals which includes comprehensive domestic and family violence pathways. To obtain a username and password, use the “Register Now” button on the respective site.
It’s time to talk – D&FV Tool kit for GPs
Resource to assist GPs with identifying and responding to women and children who have experienced or are experiencing family violence. The toolkit contains guidelines for patient care, as well as some legal information relevant to your role as a GP.
RACGP : Can you identify the warning signs of family violence
Professional Development Program including skills to identify and respond to family violence, effective collaboration with broader D&FV sector, self-care in context of D&FV.
RACGP : White Book Abuse and violence- Working with our paients in general practice
Supporting Patients Experiencing Family Violence
Resource developed by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the Law Council of Australia for medical practitioners describing how to identify and respond to pattients who have exoerienced or experiening family violence.
When she talks to you about the violence: A toolkit for GPs in NSW
Resource developed by Women’s Legal Service NSW
1800RESPECT Disability Toolkit
Information including videos, written resources on how to contact and what services are available
Aging and Disability Commission Resources
Free toolkits and materials to support your organisation and their response to abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people and adults with disability.
Compass National website navigating elder abuse in Australia.
Domestic Violence Stafety Assessment Tool Guide (DVSAT)
Short guide to the Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool (DVSAT) for service providers working with victims of domestic violence
Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool (DVSAT)
Tool designed to assist service providers to identify the level of threat to domestic violence victims
GP Information Sheet – Safer Pathway
The role of GPs in referring to Safer Pathway
GP Referral Form to Safer Pathway
1800 RESPECT Safety Planning Checklist
NSW Police: Domestic and Family Violence
National website for people wanting to understand domestic and family violence , the law and where to get help. Includes information about D&FV, family law, child protection law, ADVOs, where to get help
Sexual Assault Reporting Option
Online form that people who have been sexually assaulted can complete if they have decided not to make a formal report to police or have their matter investigated. This form can be completed anonymously.
The MRG supports mandatory reporters to:
Women NSW – It Stops Here: Standing together to end Domestic and Family Violence
NSW Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Framework for Reform
NSW Government: Domestic Violence
Outlines current policy directions/programs and available resources regarding domestic and family violence
NSW Fair Trading – Ending a tenancy because of domestic violence: Health Practitioner Declaration
Health Practitioners can assist patients to escape a domestic violence situation in a rented home by making a domestic violence declaration. This allows patient/tenant to end their tenancy immediately without penalty.
Are you living with domestic violence ? Tell your doctor
Information posters are available for your practice waiting rooms. Either download or contact CESPHN for hard copies
Pocket Guide to Relationships, Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control – Available in English, Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, Nepali and Thai
Men’s Referral Service resources