INFORMATION IN YOUR LANGUAGE

  • What is Domestic Violence?
  • Power and Control
  • Equality
  • What is counselling
  • Consenting Sexual Activity in a Relationship or Marriage 

What is Domestic Violence?- Domestic Violence is a term used to describe any form of violence or abuse experienced by a person that is perpetrated by their spouse, intimate partner, family member or informal carer

Power and Control Wheel – the wheel represent the most common abusive behaviour used by perpetrators of violence

The Power and Control Wheel was developed by The Domestic Abuse Intervention Project http://www.theduluthmodel.org/

Equality Wheel – the wheel describes the changes perpetrator of abuse need to make to stop their violence

The Equality Wheel was developed by The Domestic Abuse Intervention Project http://www.theduluthmodel.org/

What is counselling        

Consenting Sexual Activity in a Relationship or Marriage 

 

Resources from the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research

Babies and toddlers

The Babies and toddlers fact sheet is designed to provide mothers and pregnant women with information about the effects of domestic and family violence on babies and toddlers. It enables mothers to identify abusive behaviour and provides strategies for protecting their babies and toddlers against its consequences

 

Children 4-12

The Children 4-12 factsheet provides mothers with an insight into what their children may be thinking and feeling; and how their behaviour may be affected, if they are exposed to domestic and family violence. It gives mothers strategies to protect their children against the damaging effect that domestic and family violence can have on their lives.

 

Young People

The Young people factsheet is designed to provide mothers with information about what the young people in their family might be thinking and feeling; and how their transition to a strong, resilient adulthood can be affected, by being exposed to domestic and family violence. It provides mothers with strategies to support their daughter/son’s journey and lessen the impact of their exposure to domestic violence.