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Taskforce for action on violence within families : the first report

Contributor(s): Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Ministry of Social Development, 2006Description: 34 p. ; 30 cm. ; computer file : PDF format (855Kb) ; computer file : Microsoft Word format (187Kb).ISSN: 1177-4126.Other title: The first report.Subject(s): CHILD NEGLECT | CHILDREN | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | ELDER ABUSE | FAMILIES | INTERAGENCY COLLABORATION | INTERVENTION | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | JUSTICE | OFFENDERS | SOCIAL PROBLEMS | STRATEGIC PLANNING | VICTIMS | WOMEN | NEW ZEALAND | CHILD ABUSEDDC classification: 362.8292 TAS Online resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: This is the initial report of the Taskforce for Action within Families (the Taskforce), which was established in 2005 to lead cross-sectoral work to prevent family violence. It sets out a programme of action that will provide leadership to promote functional, healthy families free from violence. Chapter 1 sets out the vision of the Taskforce and gives an overview on how this will be achieved. Chapter 2 discusses the leadership of prevention work and how this will be done. Attitude and behaviour change form the topic of chapter 3 and discussion is provided on what actions are needed to accomplish this. Chapter 4 examines the actions that are needed to improve the justice sector's response to family violence in ensuring safety and accountability to those affected. Chapter 5 describes intersectoral initiatives for improving family violence service capacity and capability. The report concludes that in meeting the vision of the Taskforce, long-term commitment is needed from leaders at all levels and from across all communities. A summary is provided on family violence prevention in New Zealand. Record #2690
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July 2006.

This is the initial report of the Taskforce for Action within Families (the Taskforce), which was established in 2005 to lead cross-sectoral work to prevent family violence. It sets out a programme of action that will provide leadership to promote functional, healthy families free from violence. Chapter 1 sets out the vision of the Taskforce and gives an overview on how this will be achieved. Chapter 2 discusses the leadership of prevention work and how this will be done. Attitude and behaviour change form the topic of chapter 3 and discussion is provided on what actions are needed to accomplish this. Chapter 4 examines the actions that are needed to improve the justice sector's response to family violence in ensuring safety and accountability to those affected. Chapter 5 describes intersectoral initiatives for improving family violence service capacity and capability. The report concludes that in meeting the vision of the Taskforce, long-term commitment is needed from leaders at all levels and from across all communities. A summary is provided on family violence prevention in New Zealand. Record #2690

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