DV-alert online community.
With the launch of the 1800RESPECT Frontline Workers Toolkit on 25th November 2015, the DV-alert Online Community will no longer be in operation as the 1800RESPECT Frontline Workers Toolkit will provided continued access to support such as:
- Core resources for everyone including information on recognising the signs, supporting disclosure, assessing risk, safety planning, cultural competence and trauma
- Resources to help workers and professionals understand the different types of violence against women
- Resources for managers and organisations, including information on domestic violence policies, vicarious trauma and a resilience training program
- Resources specifically for working with LGBTI communities
- Resources for working with women going to court
- Resources for working with women in times of natural disaster
- Promotional resources to help you raise awareness of support available to women experiencing the impacts of sexual assault, domestic and family violence
The 1800RESPECT Frontline Workers Toolkit was developed in consultation with experts the toolkit is an online resource with information on good practice, educational videos with specialists, tools and resources, and apps. Workers and professionals can access the full toolkit, or tailor one for their own or their staff learning or development needs.
With useful tools like the Daisy app that connects women to specialist support services, videos on safety planning and risk assessment, a resilience training program to help ensure you or your staff are looking after yourself and much more – it can be a great part of your staff learning and development programs.
New resources will continue to be added to the kit as they become available.
You can ensure you and your colleagues have the right tools available to help when responding to women experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence. Access the 1800RESPECT frontline worker tool via www.1800respect.org.au/toolkit.