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01 May 2019... Image-based abuse is when an intimate image is shared, or threatened to be shared, without the consent of the person in that image. This guide explains what an 'intimate image' is, how to make a report and how to get help.
Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are all interpersonal behaviours that can create or contribute to negative social environments. All school communities should have clear definitions outlined in their school policies and procedures for bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence.
This safety plan is a guide to help you protect yourself and get help safely. You can use this plan if you are scared about being made to get married, scared about refusing a marriage or scared to leave a marriage that you never agreed to.
01 Jun 2021... A video explaining what financial abuse is. For the last couple of years, ADEC's Community Services department has worked on a project called SAY NO TO ABUSE to help families from culturally diverse backgrounds who are affected by disabilities to recognise and understand abuse in a culturally sensitive context.
01 Jun 2021... A video explaining what physical abuse is. For the last couple of years, ADEC's Community Services department has worked on a project called SAY NO TO ABUSE to help families from culturally diverse backgrounds who are affected by disabilities to recognise and understand abuse in a culturally sensitive context.
01 May 2020... Information produced by Enliven on what family violence is and what support services are available.
16 Jun 2022... This resource provides advice and tips on how to support someone you know who may experiencing abuse in their relationship or family.
16 Jun 2022... This resource identifies women’s and children’s rights in Australia, especially for those who may be experiencing abuse.
The cycle of violence starts with disrespect. Not all disrespect towards women results in violence. But all violence against women starts with disrespectful behaviour. When we make excuses for this behaviour, we let it grow. By stopping the excuses and having conversations with young people, we can help break the cycle of violence. To learn more view materials in your language.
A poster which explains what elder abuse is and how to get support.
01 Sep 2022... When a family is affected by a crisis, everyone in the family will react in a different way. Understanding distress reactions and their effect on family dynamics can help the family to cope. Don’t hesitate to seek professional help if you think your family is struggling to recover.
Domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) can be a difficult subject to talk about. It may be considered a taboo topic or a private, family issue. If you recognise the signs that things are not right, there are things you can do.
01 Jul 2022... There are some important things you can do to stay safe and ensure you have a valid visa. You can use the checklist to help as part of safety planning.
This fact sheet describes what bullying is and what you can do if your child has been bullied.
01 May 2019... This guide provides information on where and how to get support if technology is being used to abuse, control or frighten you.
This brochure explains what elder abuse is and how to get help.
01 May 2019... This guide details some of the ways to help your children stay connected online while also keeping themselves, and you, safe.
Fact sheets for parents and carers with information about bullying and violence.
This fact sheet provides a short overview on the child safety standards and the laws that require organisations to report any allegations that one of their workers or volunteers has abused a child and do an investigation.
Victoria Police has launched a suite of videos in multiple languages to encourage people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to seek help if they are experiencing family violence.
Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying is usually described by the types of behaviours involved, so we talk about verbal, social and physical bullying. Bullying is sometimes also labelled by where it occurs or by what type of harm is done. These words can be used alone or in combination. It can be confusing!
Violence against women doesn't just start. It grows: a guide to having conversations with young people
This translated brochure is a guide to having conversations with young people about violence against women. the brochure emphasises that the cycle of violence against women starts with disrespectful behaviour, and when we excuse these behaviours in our kids, we let it grow. It includes information on how to influence children's beliefs from a young age and having the conversation.
01 May 2020... This booklet explains the concept of technology-facilitated abuse and how to get help if it happens.Technology-facilitated abuse is behaviour that uses digital technology to harass, monitor, impersonate or threaten someone in order to control, frighten or humiliate them.
This sheet contains information for parents and guardians about contact with their child while not in their care. It explains what contact is for and how it is arranged.
15 Aug 2022... Helping someone experiencing family violence starts with being able to identify the warning signs. Watch this video to learn more about the signs of family violence, and how to start the conversation with a loved one.
The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria (SACL) is a state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.SACL is the central after hours coordination centre for all recent sexual assaults and provides immediate crisis responses throughout Victoria.SACL operates between 5pm weeknights through to 9am the next day and throughout weekends and public holidays.
This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.
01 Oct 2016... The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia's laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman's right to be safe.
This brochure explains what elder abuse is including physical-, financial-, emotional and sexual abuse.It also lists the signs of abuse, risk factors, where it can happen, your rights and where to get help.
For people who have been sexually assaulted, it is a major experience and they can have many difficulties afterwards. There is no right or wrong way to feel after experiencing a sexual assault. It may take a long time to recover and feel okay again. It is important to look after yourself and to get help if you need it.
Respect1800 is the national support and counselling service for people who experience abuse and domestic and family violence. The website explains what abuse and family violence is and lists the types of sexual assault and domestic and family violence. It also informs on how to access their free counselling service and what kind of support it offers. The information also includes videos.
This fact sheet lists the different forms of elder abuse like financial, emotional, physical, social, sexual and neglect. It also explains the barriers victims face to reporting and what to do if you suspect or are experiencing elder abuse.
01 Oct 2020... A poster which explains that domestic and family violence is wrong, no matter who you are or where you come from. It can affect anyone and exists in every community.
Your Body, Your Choice is a multi-language resource about sexual assault.The factsheet contains important information for people who have experienced sexual assault. This is an adaptation of a resource produced by City of Sydney, Redfern Legal Centre and StudyNSW to suit the Queensland context.
Easy English book about your right to be safe from violence,
01 Oct 2020... How to know the signs of domestic and family violence and how to provide support.
The 'Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool' is in a Language other than English (LOTE) and English side-by-side. It is designed to help communication when working with interpreters to talk about family violence. The Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool, lists and explains:- Courts and services: their names, hours and web addresses- Technical terms: and what they mean- Police roles: what they do.- Each service, term and definition is listed in a Languages other than English (LOTE) and English side by side, so they can be pointed to or circled when explaining the family violence service system.
The Victorian Reportable Conduct Scheme requires some organisations to report allegations of child abuse and child-related misconduct made about their workers or volunteers to the Commission for Children and Young People.
16 Jun 2022... This resource helps men to identify and understand behaviours that are abusive and provides information so they can to seek support and have better relationships with their partner and family.
Fact sheet guide to relationships, domestic abuse and coercive control. Coercive control is abusive behaviour used to cause fear and/or control a person or situation. This type of domestic violence is known as domestic abuse and can go undetected in intimate partner or family relationships for years.
01 Jun 2020... Poster explaining what elder abuse is and where you can get help. It is part of the respect older people campaign.
This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.
The new Standards set out minimum requirements and outline the actions organisations must take to keep children and young people safe. They provide more clarity for organisations and are more consistent with Standards in the rest of Australia.
01 Dec 2015... This translated brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help when older people experience disrespectful behaviour from people they know and trust. It also includes how it may effect them and outlines the services that Senior Right Victoria provides.
01 Jun 2021... A video explaining what emotional abuse is. For the last couple of years, ADEC's Community Services department has worked on a project called. SAY NO TO ABUSE to help families from culturally diverse backgrounds who are affected by disabilities to recognise and understand abuse in a culturally sensitive context.
01 May 2020... This booklet and poster explain the concept of image-based abuse and how to get help if it happens. Image-based abuse means sharing or threatening to share an intimate image or video without the consent of the person shown in it. This includes images of a person without the religious or cultural attire they usually wear in public, such as a niqab or turban.
01 Feb 2019... This is a simple language poster created for waiting and counselling rooms. It helps clients identify whether they may be experiencing technology facilitated abuse.
Parents sometimes lose control and shake their babies. But babies can suffer brain damage and even die through being shaken. This brochure lists the damages that can be caused and provides tips on how to avoid it.
01 May 2019... This guide provides tips on using the security features on your phones, tablets or computer.
Information, support, advice & education to help prevent elder abuse.Please select your language in the top menu to access translated information.
If you’re experiencing abuse at home, you do not have to face this alone. Resources for 'Are you safe at home?' have been translated and published in 15 different languages and Easy English.
01 Jun 2021... This booklet explains what cyberbullying is, how to report it, and how to get help if you are under 18 old and bullied online.
This information sheet explains what the reportable conduct scheme is and the requirements of religious organisations. It also lists the reportable allegations and the reporting procedure.
The Child Safe Standards (the Standards) commenced in Victoria in January 2016. After five years, we have seen how the Standards improve safety for children and young people. Changes are being made to make our Standards even stronger.
This booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home.
01 Jun 2022... A guide about abuse, including definitions and examples, and where those in Supported Residential Services can get help.
Fact sheets for parents and carers. Each individual student who has been bullied or is bullying others will respond and act differently. A student's behaviours and moods can also change for a variety of reasons. The fact sheet contains information on signs that may indicate a student is experiencing bullying.
01 Sep 2022... This translated resource provides information on the reaction and recovery from traumatic experiences. The resource emphasises that it is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, and that people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions. It gives some examples on how to resolve traumatic reactions to trauma and encourages the seeking of help from a health professional.
01 May 2019... This guide provides safety tips on social media use, advice on what to do if you experienced abuse and how to get help.
01 Jun 2021... A video describing what neglect is. For the last couple of years, ADEC's Community Services department has worked on a project called SAY NO TO ABUSE to help families from culturally diverse backgrounds who are affected by disabilities to recognise and understand abuse in a culturally sensitive context.
Tip sheets for students with strategies on what you can do if you are being bullied.
01 Jun 2016... This translated video is about Elder abuse, any act that harms older people and that is carried out by someone they know and should be able to trust such as family or friends. The video outlines that such harm can be financial, physical, sexual, emotional or psychological, including mistreatment or neglect. ECCV would like to see suspected elder abuse in ethnic communities addressed within the context of cultural behaviours, values and expectations.
01 Oct 2020... Domestic and family violence is not acceptable in Australia. No matter who you are or where you come from, domestic and family violence can affect anyone and exists in every community. This wallet card explains types of abuse and where you can get help.
Dignity and respect for seniors: what happens when things with family go wrong (bilingual version English and Vietnamese)
This brochure explains what elder abuse is and how to get help.
The Australian Government does not tolerate domestic and family violence under any circumstances.Domestic and family violence includes behaviour or threats that aim to control a male or female partner by causing fear or threatening their safety. This fact sheet provides information on what domestic and family violence can include as well as contact details for culturally sensitive services in Australia.
The Information Sheet 'Family Violence: What Police do' has been designed to explain Victoria Police's response to family violence. They have been written for people who have been affected, or harmed, by family violence, people who have committed family violence, people and/or services supporting them.
16 Jun 2022... This resource provides information on some of the non-physical forms of abuse that may be experienced in intimate partner and family relationships.
Reproductive coercion and abuse is a behaviour aimed at establishing power and control by interfering with a pregnant person’s reproductive autonomy, controlling and /or interfering with the person’s decision making and access to options regarding their reproductive health and reproductive choices.
This translated fact sheet outlines that forcing anybody to get married is a serious crime in Australia, and that people are free to choose whether to get married. The fact sheet provides facts on the illegality of taking or sending someone to another country for forced marriage or getting someone else to organise this. It also contains contact details of support services.
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