Resources for professionals responding to family violence in the context of mental health.
Information for Family Violence Workers
For more information and resources about mental health, visit the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council or the Mental Health Victoria websites. Visit the Find services section for information about mental health intake services in the north.
Information for Mental Health Practitioners
For information and resources for working with clients who’ve experienced family violence, visit the 1800RESPECT website. Visit the Find services section for information about family violence services in the north.
Working at the Intersections of Domestic and Family Violence, Substance use and Mental Health
Practice Guide based on the Safe & Together model. (STACY project)
Working Together to Support the Mental Health of People Who Have Experienced Family Violence
This webinar explores how mental health practitioners can work together better to support the mental health needs of those who have experienced family violence. (Mental Health Professionals Network)
Family Violence and Mental Health Services
Webinar exploring the intersection between family violence and mental health services (The Bouverie Centre)
Trauma Informed Practice
Guidelines and advice for trauma-informed practice. (The Bouverie Centre)
Violence Against Women and Mental Health
Paper examining the synthesis between violence against women and the way that mental health intersects with trauma, disability, coercive control, access to justice and parenting. (ANROWS)
Domestic Violence and Mental Health
This factsheet explores the mental health consequences for victims of family violence. (Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse)