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DOMESTIC ABUSE 

Information for Professionals

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Any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour,  violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. This can encompass but is not limited to the following types of abuse: psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional.

RESOURCES

MILITARY POWER & CONTROL WHEEL

National center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

SAFETY PLANNING BOOKLET

Lindy Swimm MAE, LCSW

CYP SAFETY PLAN

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence

DASH RISK CHECKLIST

Quick start guidance

PERSONAL SAFETY PLAN

For adults.

DV OBSTACLES TOOL

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USEFUL LINKS

WOMEN'S AID

Women's aid work to ensure women are believed, know abuse is not their fault and that their experiences have been understood.

MANKIND

Provide an information, support and signposting service to men suffering from domestic abuse from their current or former partner.