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National Risk Assessment Principles for domestic and family violence : companion resource. A summary of the evidence-base supporting the development and implementation of the National Risk Assessment Principles for domestic and family violence Corina Backhouse and Cherie Toivonen

By: Backhouse, Corina.
Contributor(s): Toivonen, Cherie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: ANROWS Insights.Publisher: Sydney, NSW : ANROWS, 2018Description: electronic document (50 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES | DISABLED PEOPLE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTERAGENCY COLLABORATION | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | LGBTIQ | LITERATURE REVIEWS | MIGRANTS | REFUGEES | RISK ASSESSMENT | RISK MANAGEMENT | AUSTRALIAOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website ANROWS Insights, 09/2018Summary: This review provides a summary of the evidence-base for the National Risk Assessment Principles for domestic and family violence (the Principles) developed on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Social Services. It examines Australian and international peer-reviewed research, “grey literature”, including government reports and inquiries, domestic violence death review reports as well as community-based research and resources reflecting the wisdom of practitioners and victim-survivors. Building on findings from the Queensland Integrated Services Response to Domestic and Family Violence project undertaken by ANROWS (2016) this summary of literature highlights key aspects of the evidence-base that underpin the development and implementation of the Principles, including literature regarding: risk and safety; need and vulnerability; risk assessment and management approaches; intimate partner sexual violence and sexual assault; and multi-agency integrated service responses. (From the Introduction). The (Australian) National Risk Assessment Principles and a quick reference guide for practitioners can be accessed from the website. Note: New Zealand has developed the "Family violence risk assessment and management framework" (#5458) which should be used by New Zealand practitioners. Record #6017
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ANROWS Insights, 09/2018

This review provides a summary of the evidence-base for the National Risk Assessment Principles for domestic and family violence (the Principles) developed on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Social Services. It examines Australian and international peer-reviewed research, “grey literature”, including government reports and inquiries, domestic violence death review reports as well as community-based research and resources reflecting the wisdom of practitioners and victim-survivors.

Building on findings from the Queensland Integrated Services Response to Domestic and Family Violence project undertaken by ANROWS (2016) this summary of literature highlights key aspects of the evidence-base that underpin the development and implementation of the Principles, including literature regarding: risk and safety; need and vulnerability; risk assessment and management approaches; intimate partner sexual violence and sexual assault; and multi-agency integrated service responses. (From the Introduction). The (Australian) National Risk Assessment Principles and a quick reference guide for practitioners can be accessed from the website. Note: New Zealand has developed the "Family violence risk assessment and management framework" (#5458) which should be used by New Zealand practitioners. Record #6017