Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence (SHRFV) Tool Kit
A suite of resources to help hospitals across Victoria further strengthen their responses to family violence.
In 2014 and 2015 the Victorian Government funded the Royal Women's Hospital (the Women's) and Bendigo Health to develop and implement a framework for embedding the practice of identifying and responding to family violence experienced by patients.
The Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence (SHRFV) model was developed to provide a system-wide approach which is now being applied by hospitals across Victoria. Based on international best practice, the model has two overarching principles and five key implementation elements for a staged approach that is applicable to any Victorian health setting committed to improving its response to family violence.
The Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence Toolkit 5th Edition is currently in development and is designed to enhance work underway as part of SHRFV and focus on supporting hospitals and health services to align to the Victorian Governments Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework. The SHRFV toolkit is available for free download.
SHRFV Resource Centre Learn more
MARAM Alignment Resources Learn more
Project Management Resources Learn more
Training resources Learn more
Family Violence Workplace Support Program Resources Learn more
Communication materials Learn more
SHRFV Forums 2016-2019
Resources from the SHRFV Forums hosted by the Women’s in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019Learn more
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