Family violence guidelines

Guidelines from the Ministry on family violence intervention.

Family Violence Assessment and Intervention Guideline: Child abuse and intimate partner violence (Jun 2016)

This Family Violence Assessment and Intervention Guideline is a practical tool to help health providers make safe and effective interventions to assist victims of interpersonal violence and abuse. It has been written as a generic health professional guideline, setting out principles of intervention that will apply to a number of health professions and a number of clinical settings. 

Family Violence Intervention Guidelines: Elder abuse and neglect (Aug 2007)

These Family Violence Intervention Guidelines: Elder abuse and neglect present a 6-step model for health care providers to use when identifying and responding to elder abuse.

Recognising and Responding to Partner Abuse (Jun 2003)

Along with the practical training being provided around New Zealand, Recognising and Responding to Partner Abuse will help develop the necessary knowledge and skills for general practices in dealing with partner abuse.

Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect: Recommended referral process for general practitioners (May 2001)

Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect: Recommended referral process for general practitioners was developed by the Ministry of Health and Child, Youth and Family with significant input from a group of College members to ensure relevance and usefulness to GPs.

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