Guidance for commissioners and practitioners working with young women affected by domestic and sexual violence and problematic substance use, AVA, July 2013
Two new major resources stemming from the Stella Project Mental Health Initiative
These guides are written for friends, family, parents and partners
A practical step by step guide for the voluntary sector
These procedures have been developed as a model policy for safeguarding children affected by domestic violence in partnership with key domestic violence agencies and child protection experts.
On 15th September 2009, GLDVP and the Department of Health held a conference to launch the new 'Improving safety, reducing harm: a practical toolkit for frontline practitioners'.
A practical toolkit for front-line practitioners
These guidelines provide information on why and how schools should undertake prevention work in schools.
Domestic Violence and Faith: a toolkit for Faith Leaders, Faith Organisations and Members of Faith Communities
Mental Health and Domestic Violence Toolkit
Questions and answers for service providers
If you think a friend or family member is experiencing domestic violence, there are things you can do to help
This guidance is for those seeking to develop a multi-agency information-sharing protocol. It aims to inform professional decision-making to share personal information with partnership agencies to protect victims and enable perpetrators to be held accountable for their behaviour.
Domestic Violence, Drugs and Alcohol: Good Practice Guidelines.
Update section for the Stella Project toolkit 1st Edition (2005)
Organisations must recognise that they have responsibilities as an employer and be clear that it will support employees who are experiencing domestic violence, and will encourage an environment which enables staff to access confidential help.
The Stella Project has developed a sample drugs policy for use by domestic violence services which have actively chosen to work with women drug and alcohol users within a residential setting. Endorsed by Women’s Aid and Refuge, this policy is designed to provide a legal framework for working with women in relation to section eight of the Misuse of Drugs Act (1971).
A resource for health professionals created by AVA in conjunction with the Department of Health
'Spiralling' is an education toolkit and film for use as a resource to help prevent domestic abuse in the next generation, by carrying out activities with and for children and young people of all ages