Resources for professionals responding to family violence in primary health settings e.g. GPs, hospitals and community health.
Information for Family Violence Workers
For information and resources about Primary Care, visit the Primary Care Partnerships websites: Inner North West PCP, Hume Whittlesea PCP, and North East Healthy Communities. Visit the Find services section for information about community health services in the north.
Resources for organisations to implement family violence procedures: Client Policy Template, Workplace Family Violence Policy Template and a Managers Training Package and Guidelines for Identifying and Responding to People Who Cause Family Violence Harm. (North West Metropolitan Region Primary Care Partnerships)
Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence resources – 4th Edition
Framework and resources for hospitals and health services to implement a system-wide approach to identify indicators of family violence, have conversations and provide support. (Royal Women’s Hospital and Bendigo Health)
The White Book 5th Edition (2021)
Guidelines for general practitioners in responding to family violence. (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners)
Aligning Practice: A guide to family violence counselling (2020)
Guide providing family violence counsellors clarity and direction to ensure a consistent, evidence-based approach. (NIFVS Counselling and Support Alliance)