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   Weekly Media Roundup
   The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
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   Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
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   Family Violence and Sexual Violence Work Programme eUpdate
   Release of Oranga Tamariki Practice Review
   Job Vacancy at RPE: Professional Development Lead
   New Backbone Collective survey open on longer term support and services
   Historical trauma and whānau violence webinar: recording now available
   Children in New Zealand Communities Survey (2019)
   CPAG Summit 2019. Whakamana Tāngata: Where to from here?
   Workshop: Exploring motivational interviewing
   Group Facilitation Training – Intermediate
   Waitematā Family Focus Group Presents: An update from the Ministry of Health
   Child and Youth Wellbeing update - November 2019
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family violence - The new Act: Legal education session
   New report reveals barriers to prosecution and conviction for sexual violence cases
   New wellbeing resources from Le Va; government work to support Pacific families

MSD update on sexual violence services - frameworks to be drafted

March 02, 2017 at 6:25 PM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

The latest update from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) on the development of sexual violence services is now available.

Initial consultations on the Sexual Violence Crisis Support Services (previously referred to as the First Response Sexual Violence Services), Sexual Violence Information and Support Service and Harmful Sexual Behavior Services have finished. In March, the Government plans to release draft service frameworks related to the crisis support services and the information and support service. This will be followed by regional hui to provide further feedback, in April. A service framework will also be drafted for harmful sexual behaviour services.

Consultation and work has begun on further developing and supporting services for male survivors of sexual abuse.  

Regarding funding for current sexual violence crisis services contracts which expire on 30 June 2017, the update stated:

"We are aware that funding and contracts for crisis support services funded by the Ministry of Social Development end on 30 June 2017. We are now finalising what will happen from 1 July 2017. Further information will be available in the next update."

This was also noted for contracts related to harmful sexual behaviour services.

For more information see the full MSD update. Also see the previous MSD update on sexual violence service development.

Stay up to date

To get email updates from MSD on the development of sexual violence services, sign up online or send an email request to CI_Sexual_Violence_Services@msd.govt.nz.

Several other Government agencies are providing regular updates on major service development and reform. You can subscribe to these regular updates by email. Send a request to the email addresses below to sign-up:

Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme, Ministry of Justice: familyandsexualviolene@justice.govt.nz

Sexual Violence Prevention, Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC): SVPrevention@acc.co.nz

Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot, Police: ISR@police.govt.nz



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