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DVRCV Advocate: Spring/Summer 2015

DVRCV Advocate: Spring/Summer 2015

DVRCV Advocate Spring/Summer 2015

For the latest discussion on hot topics and innovative developments in the family violence field, read the Spring/Summer 2015 DVRCV Advocate – out now!

Contents

Spotlight on the royal commission

DVRCV provided expert evidence on risk assessment and risk management practices at the Royal Commission into Family Violence - Libby Eltringham

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people are more likely to experience family violence but less likely to receive appropriate support - Dr Kate O’Halloran

The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights discusses some of the culturally specific challenges that face Muslim women who experience family violence - Joumaneh El Matrah

Culturally safe and specialist support services are essential for Aboriginal survivors of family violence - Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service

MP Fiona Richardson discusses her priorities in her new role as Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence - Vig Geddes

New research finds Victoria still has a way to go in challenging misperceptions about women’s experiences of separating from a violent partner - Crystal Bruton

Outgoing DVRCV executive officer, Vig Geddes, reflects on 25 years in the family violence sector - Mandy McKenzie

Women from regional Victoria share their experiences of the justice system and demands for systemic change in a new report - Carolyn Neilson & Bonnie Renou

This practical guide will help practitioners walk victims of family violence through the complex and imperfect legal system - Marika Manioudakis

There is room for improvement in how we respond to women with disabilities who experience technology-facilitated violence - Lauren Caulfield

The way in which women’s refuge workers relate to infants can help mothers cope with trauma and insecurity - Wendy Bunston, Karen Glennen & Rosemary Barca

A new book provides advice on how best to respond if you suspect a child is being abused - Hannah Baker

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