CALD Family Violence Resource [HTML, PDF]
This HTML and PDF resource provides a general guide relating to family violence intervention for health practitioners who work with womenfrom Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds.
The term ‘Family Violence’ in this resource refers to partner abuse, child abuse and neglect, as well as other inter-familial violence, such as in-law abuse. The resource contains research material and guidelines to enhance health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and skills in intervention.
This resource does not include:
family violence community prevention programmes
interventions with perpetrators
male victims of abuse
elder abuse (this is addressed in the "CALD Older People Resource for Health Providers: Working with Asian, Middle Eastern and African older people")
We highly recommend viewers to complete the following:
Your organisation’s Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) core training.
It is necessary that viewers are familiar with their own organisation's VIP related policies, procedures, protocols on Family Violence/Partner Abuse Screening and Intervention and Child Protection and Neglect policies.
The following CALD courses are also highly recommended:
CALD 4 - Working with Interpreters (highly recommended)
To access the above courses you need to check your eligibility and how to register/enrol.
This resource is available in three formats. You can access them as follows:
- HTML online version: Click on the GO TO LOGIN button below to go to the LOGIN page to access your eCALD® user account. Once you are in your account, you will be able to find the resource under the ONLINE RESOURCES section. Reminder: please complete pre-requisite course(s). If you do not have an account, please check eligibility and how to register/enrol for a course here. NB. the online resource contains multi-media scenarios and require viewers to use headphones or speakers.
- PDF Version: Click the DOWNLOAD SUPPLEMENT button below to access this.
- Paperback (limited edition): Click the REQUEST PAPER COPY button below to request for a copy.
This was first published in 2014. Updated and republished on November 2016, by Waitemata District Health Board, eCALD® Services.
Authors: Dr Annette Mortensen and Sue Lim
ISBN 978-0-473-37503-4 (Paperback)
ISBN 978-0-473-37504-1 (PDF)
ISBN 978-0-473-37505-8 (HTML)
Suggested citation: Waitemata DHB, eCALD® Services (2016). CALD Family Violence Resource for Health Practitioners: Working with Asian, Middle Eastern and African Women and Families. Auckland: WDHB, eCALD® Services.
© Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB).