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Domestic Violence 362.8262, 616.85822
Child Abuse 362.76, 616.858223
Elder Abuse 362.682
Family Relationships 306.87

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Books in the Library

Blame changer : understanding domestic violence

The definitive guide to domestic violence in Australia, by a woman who has worked with countless victims over many years.

Domestic Violence in Rural Australia

Paints a picture about domestic violence in rural Australia, drawing on research that has been conducted over the last 2 decades.

Alternatives to domestic violence : a homework manual for battering intervention groups

Interactive treatment workbook designed for use with a wide variety of accepted curricula for domestic violence intervention programs.

A deafening silence : hidden violence against women and children

Describes the links between discrimination, violence against women and violence against children and, uncovers the strategies and tactics used for concealing it.

Domestic violence : working with men : research, practice experiences and integrated responses

Contributions from those working with victims of domestic violence, from within the criminal justice system and integrated response programs.

Engaging men's responses to family violence : a book of tools

Effective early intervention is critical in stopping low and moderate-risk cases of family violence escalating into high-risk situations.

Family violence in Australia : the legal response

An invaluable and practical resource for anyone who comes into contact with victims of family violence.

Engaging with perpetrators of domestic violence : practical techniques for early intervention

A useful reference for any child protection worker wanting to make the most of the valuable opportunity they have to engage with domestic violence perpetrators.

eBooks in the Library

Responding to Child to Parent Violence and Abuse : Family Interventions with Non Violent Resistance

Providing an authoritative overview of the growing phenomena of child to parent violence - a feature in the daily life of increasing numbers of families.

Written on the Body : Letters from Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Offers guidance for trans and non-binary survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, who struggle to find safety at home.

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence

A practical guide for all health care professionals who are looking after abused individuals and who wish to learn more to help their patients.

Domestic Violence and Protecting Children : New Thinking and Approaches

An overview of the innovative work taking place in relation to domestic violence and child protection.

Helping Babies and Children Aged 0-6 to Heal after Family Violence : A Practical Guide to Infant- and Child-Led Work

After family violence, very young children and babies benefit from child-led therapy, but how do you achieve this?

Responding to Domestic Violence : Emerging Challenges for Policy, Practice and Research in Europe

A critical overview of established and emerging manifestations of domestic violence across Europe.

Romantic Terrorism : An Auto-Ethnography of Domestic Violence, Victimization and Survival

Discussion on the damage caused to victims by emotional and psychological abuse, and the insidious use of tactics by abusers.

Royal Commission into Family Violence (Victoria)

Royal Commission into Family Violence


The Commission's multi-volume report canvasses the many views heard by the Commission during its consultation processes and covers a broad range of topics including risk assessment, information sharing, service system pathways, police, courts, offences and sentencing, housing, financial security, recovery, the experience of children and young people and people from diverse communities, system governance and oversight, industry planning, primary prevention, and the role the health system, faith communities and workplaces can play in addressing family violence.

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