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Useful websites and resources

Useful websites and resources

Useful websites and resources

  • DVVic is the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children in Victoria
  • DVRCV is a state-wide resource centre working to prevent and respond to family violence, with a focus on men’s violence against women in intimate relationships
  • The Lookout which includes useful fact sheets for students, graduates and new workers
  • safe steps Family Violence Response Centre offers a 24/7 telephone crisis response and referral pathways for women
  • InTouch: Multicultural Centre against Family Violence is a state-wide organisation specialising in services, programs and responses to family violence in migrant and refugee communities
  • Elizabeth Morgan House seeks to promote social justice and equity for Aboriginal Women and Children experiencing Family Violence in the community
  • Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation and is a place where where practical support is available to all Aboriginal women and particularly to Aboriginal people who are currently experiencing family violence or have in the past
  • The Orange Door offers a new way for women, children and young people to access the services they need to be safe and supported.
  • Family Safety Victoria drives the key elements of Victoria’s family violence strategy and coordinate support for families to help them care for children and young people
  • MARAM is the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework
  • The Men's Referral Service offers confidential phone counselling, information and referral pathways for men who perpetrate family violence
  • Victims Support Agency provides support and information to adult male victims of family violence and victims of violent crime
  • ANROWS – Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited – is an independent, not-for-profit company established as an initiative under Australia’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan).
  • Additional information from a Family Violence lens including empowerment approaches, the ecological perspective and liberation health model as part of supervision for specialist practice. LeGeros, M. and Savage Borne, J. (2012). Building Bridges: Training Social Work Students in Domestic Violence Work. Field Educator Simmons School of Social Work, 2.2 (Fall 2012)

Reference list

  1. Building from Strength: 10 Year Family Violence Industry Plan for Family Violence Prevention and Response Authorised and published by the Victorian Government, The State of Victoria (Family Safety Victoria) 2017
  2. Responding to Family Violence Capability Framework Authorised and published by the Victorian Government, The State of Victoria (Family Safety Victoria) 2017
  3. The Best Practice Clinical Learning Environment Framework Authorised and published by Victorian Government, Department of Health and Human Services, 2016
  4. Violence against women in CALD communities AMES Australia,2015
  5. Privacy Act 1988 https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy-law/privacy-act/
  6. Standardised Student Induction Protocol Authorised and published by the Victorian Government, State of Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services 2017
  7. Supervision Standards 2014 Australian Association of Social Workers https://www.aasw.asn.au/document/item/6027
  8. National Plan 2016-2019 (Third Action Plan) https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/10_2016/third_action_plan.pdf

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