Health professional resources

Family violence and sexual violence resources for health services and health professionals.

Guidelines

Family Violence Assessment and Intervention Guideline: Child abuse and intimate partner violence (Jun 2016)
HP 6376

Family Violence Intervention Guidelines: Elder Abuse and Neglect (Aug 2007)
HP 4275

Recognising and Responding to Partner Abuse (Jun 2003)
HP 3642

Posters

We Talk About Family Violence Here Because It Affects Your Health
A4 version, HP 5824
A3 version, HP 5831

I’m Concerned Someone is Hurting You – female version
A4 version, HP 5826
A3 version, HP 5833

Family Violence Can Affect You and Your Family’s Health
A4 version, HP 5828
A3 version, HP 5835

We Talk About Family Violence Here Because it’s a Health Issue
A4 version, HP 5823
A3 version, HP 5830

Does Your Partner Ever Force You to Have Sex?
A4 version, HP 5827
A3 version, HP 5834

I’m Concerned Someone is Hurting You – male version
A4 version, HP 5825
A3 version, HP 5832

We Talk About Family Violence Here Because We Care and We’re Trained to Help
A4 version, HP 5822
A3 version, HP 5829

We Talk About Family Violence Here
HP 4097

Treating Violence as a Health Issue: Poster with 5 quotes
A4 version, HP 4445
A3 version, HP 4444

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Treating Violence as a Health Issue: Poster with 3 quotes
A4 version, HP 4441
A3 version, HP 4440

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Treating Violence as a Health Issue: Poster with photo
A4 version, HP 4443
A3 version, HP 4442

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Pamphlets

Violence Intervention Programme 8 panel wallet card
HP 7156

Partner Abuse: This is Not Love, This is Control
Available in:
English, HP 4096
Māori, HP 4437
Tongan, HP 4436
Samoan, HP 4433
Korean, HP 4434
Farsi, HP 4435
Chinese, HP 4432

Cue cards

Intimate Partner Violence Guide: Routine enquiry and intervention
HP 6412

Intimate Partner Violence: Health and risk assessment
HP 6413

Child Abuse and Neglect Guide: Identification and intervention
HP 6411

Child Abuse and Neglect Guide: Health and risk assessment
HP 6410

Flowcharts

Child Abuse and Neglect Intervention Flowchart
A4 version, HP 6414
A3 version, HP 6415

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Flowchart
A4 version, HP 6416
A3 version, HP 6413

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Case studies

An Ounce of Prevention
HP 4423

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Increasing Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) Responsiveness to Māori
HP 5587

This is not available in hard copy but can be downloaded.

Resource orders

There may be limits to the number of resources that can be ordered. Please contact the National VIP Coordinator for DHBs for more information.

Additional resources

Family violence literature

NZ Family Violence Clearinghouse

A selection of reports, articles and resources on family violence (including intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, elder abuse and more).

Resources and training opportunities for health services and health professionals

MEDSAC

IPV and Family Violence resources, and training and support for clinicians working in Sexual Assault Assessment Services or the national Non-Fatal Strangulation Service.

Goodfellow webinar (2021)

Provides a brief overview of health impacts, asking and responding to family violence in primary care.

Pharmac seminar series (2018)

Recorded seminar on sexual assault and intimate partner violence for health providers.

Starship Children’s Hospital guidelines for Abuse and Neglect

Whāraurau trauma-informed care resources

Provides resources and training in trauma-informed care for children and tamariki.

Elder abuse resources

Health Navigator

A collection of useful content about elder abuse for clinicians, including an overview of the topic and links to other sources of information.

Te Tari Kaumatua, Office for Seniors, Raising Awareness of Elder Abuse

Provides elder abuse awareness resources and research, as well as information on preventing and getting help for suspected cases of elder abuse.

Legal issues, duties and information sharing

Information Sharing Guidance for Health Professionals from 1 July 2019 (Ministry of Health) 

Children’s Act Requirements (Oranga Tamariki)

Pornography

The Light Project

Resources and research findings around online abuse and the impacts of pornography.

Resources for those affected by abuse

Agencies and services have developed their own resources. Please see these related websites:

 
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