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Family violence and sexual violence service provider update - August 2019

August 09, 2019 at 2:09 PM

From the NZFVC

The latest Ministry of Social Development (MSD) email update for family violence and sexual violence service providers covers a number of areas of work.

You can view the updates online and subscribe to receive them to your inbox.

The August 2019 update includes:

  • Update on MSD's visits to sexual violence service providers
  • Research commissioned into sexual violence and outcomes including mental health issues, substance use/abuse and suicide, and the costs associated with sexual violence
  • Update on Oranga Tamariki's funding of sexual harm services for children
  • Whānau Resilience presentations nearly completed; update on Pouwhakataki roles
  • New project on accessing family violence helpline support, led by National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges
  • Ministry of Justice has updated Protection Order forms
  • Registration open for national conference ‘Challenging Conversations and Complicated Spaces: Titiro whakamuri, kia anga whakamua – Sexual and Domestic Violence Specialist Services reflecting forward’ on 12-13 September in Wellington (see the conference website)

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