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Abuse

38 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This translated guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.

Title: Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop
Summary: This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.

Title: Contact for parents and guardians
Summary: This information sheet explains to parents and guardians what contact is for and how it is arranged

Title: Definitions of bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are all interpersonal behaviours that can create or contribute to negative social environments. All school communities should have clear definitions outlined in their school policies and procedures for bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence.

Title: Dignity and respect for seniors: what happens when things with family go wrong. (bilingual version Punjabi and Vietnamese)
Summary: This brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help.

Title: Do you know what to do if you are being mistreated? (bilingual Turkish)
Summary: This brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help.

Title: Family law and family violence in Australia
Summary: This booklet explains What is family law in Australia? What is family violence? What is a family violence intervention order?What happens to children after a divorce or separation? and where to get help.

Title: Family violence: what police do
Summary: The Information Sheet 'Family Violence: What Police do' has been designed to explain Victoria Police's response to family violence. They have been written for: - People who have been affected, or harmed, by family violence - People who have committed family violence - People and or services supporting them.

Title: Family violence - technical terms (bilingual tool)
Summary: The 'Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool is in a Language other than English (LOTE) and English side-by-side It is designed to help communication when working with interpreters to talk about family violence. The Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool, lists and explains: - Courts and services: their names, hours and web addresses - Technical terms: and what they mean - Police roles: what they do. - Each service, term and definition is listed in a Languages other than English (LOTE) and English side by side, so they can be pointed to or circled when explaining the family violence service system.

Title: Family violence and partner visas factsheet
Summary: This translated resource provides information for partner visa holders who do not have to remain in an abusive relationship to stay in Australia. It outlines information including that a partner, family members or other people in the community cannot threaten your visa status, and that there are certain provisions in Australia's migration laws to allow you to continue with your permanent Partner visa application. It also contacts for support services, and translating and interpreting services.

Title: Financial abuse - elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated factsheet provides information on financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. It oulines what edler abuse is, what you can do about it and also outlines some services available to older people in need of support.

Title: First visit for parents
Summary: This factsheet explains what to expect when child protection staff visit your home.

Title: Forced and early marriage factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines that forcing anybody to get married is a serious crime in Australia, and that people are free to choose whether to get married. The fact sheet provides facts on the illegality of taking or sending someone to another country for forced marriage or get someone else to organise this. It also contains contact details of support services.

Title: Help for seniors being harmed by someone close to them (bilingual Russian)
Summary: This brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help.

Title: How men can prevent sexual violence
Summary: Here are some steps you can take to prevent sexual violence and ensure you have respectful sexual relationships

Title: How we protect people with a disability from abuse and neglect
Summary: This translated, easy English booklet explins how the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) protects people with a disability from abuse and neglect. It explains what the OPA does and can provide, explains their advice service, educates people on certain services, and explains what community visitors and independant third persons are.

Title: Is someone you know being abused in a relationship?
Summary: This guide will help in supporting female and male victims of abuse.

Title: Protecting your rights as you age with dignity and respect (bilingual Hindi)
Summary: This brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help.

Title: Protecting your rights as you age with dignity and respect (bilingual Punjabi)
Summary: This brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help.

Title: Protecting your rights as you age with dignity and respect (bilingual Tamil)
Summary: This brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help.

Title: Reporting a crime: your rights
Summary: This guide provides information about what a crime is , where a crime can happen, how to report a crime, how to make complaints and where to go for additional help and support.

Title: Reporting sexual assault to police
Summary: Reporting sexual assault to police is a significant step. This document explains the investigation process and the options that are available to help you consider your decision.

Title: Safe at home: what can I do about family violence?
Summary: This booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home

Title: Say no to abuse - supported residential services
Summary: A guide about abuse, including definitions and examples, and where those in Supported Residential Services can get help.

Title: Sexual assault factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.

Title: Signs of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Each individual student who has been bullied or is bullying others will respond and act differently. A student's behaviours and moods can also change for a variety of reasons. The fact sheet contains information on signs that may indicate a student is experiencing bullying:

Title: Some facts about bullying and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers with information about bullying and violence

Title: Trauma - reaction and recovery
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the reaction and recovery from traumatic experiences. The resource emphasises that it is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, and that people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions. It gives some examples on how to resolve traumatic reactions to trauma and encourages the seeking of help from a health professional.

Title: Types of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying is usually described by the types of behaviours involved, so we talk about verbal, social and physical bullying. Bullying is sometimes also labelled by where it occurs or by what type of harm is done. These words can be used alone or in combination. It can be confusing!

Title: Violence against women doesn't just start. It grows: a guide to having conversations with young people
Summary: This translated brochure is a guide to having conversations with young people about violence against women. the brochure emphasises that the cycle of violence against women starts with disrespectful behaviour, and when we excuse these behaviours in our kids, we let it grow. It includes information on how to influence children's beliefs from a young age and having the conversation.

Title: What can you do to support White Ribbon?
Summary: Here are some ideas on how to support White Ribbon and encourage men and boys to help break the cycle of violence against women.

Title: What happens when relationships with friends and family go wrong.(bilingual serbian)
Summary: This translated brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help when older people experience disrespectful behaviour from people they know and trust. It also includes how it may effect them and outlines the services that Senior Right Victoria provides.

Title: What happens when relationships with friends and family go wrong (bilingual Bosnian)
Summary: This translated brochure explains what is elder abuse and how to get help when older people experience disrespectful behaviour from people they know and trust. It also includes how it may effect them and outlines the services that Senior Right Victoria provides.

Title: What is elder abuse? Elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides a brief overview of elder abuse and sources of information and support.

Title: What is primary prevention?
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines what Primary Prevention is, the action to stop men’s violence against women implemented before violence occurs which aims to stop the likelihood of men and boys using violence against women and girls. It also includes what Secondary and Tertiary Prevention is.

Title: What men can do
Summary: To end men’s violence against women, we need to change attitudes and behaviour – this will take time. Here are some practical steps men can take every day to help end men’s violence against women

Title: What to do if you are being bullied
Summary: Tip sheets for students with strategies on what you can do if you are being bullied.

Title: Within My Walls, a community education short film resource on elder abuse
Summary: This translated video is about Elder abuse, any act that harms older people and that is carried out by someone they know and should be able to trust such as family or friends. The video outlines that such harm can be financial, physical, sexual, emotional or psychological, including mistreatment or neglect. ECCV would like to see suspected elder abuse in ethnic communities addressed within the context of cultural behaviours, values and expectations.

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