Department of Health

Additional family violence consultation: Practice note for maternal and child health nurses

The additional family violence consultation aims to increase capacity within the MCH Service to provide greater outreach support to families in a location that best suits their needs at any point in the family’s engagement with the MCH Service. This practice note provides guidance on identifying and responding to family violence risks and needs in MCH including guidance on undertaking a family violence consultation, screening for family violence, information sharing and mandatory reporting, referrals and record keeping.


Policies and guidelines
Date published
14 Dec 2021
12 pages
Department of Health

Reviewed 16 December 2021

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