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This HTML 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:
Module 4 - Working with Interpreters (highly recommended)
Module 9 - Working in a Mental Health Context with CALD clients
To access the above courses you need to check your eligibility and how to register/enrol.
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).