Boldly going… Introducing conflict management training to Starship Children’s Hospital (2023)

This new collaboration between Children's Hospital in NZ and UK Mediation Foundation focuses on conflict between health professionals and whānau (families) in paediatric hospitals, and is based on training staff to recognise and manage conflict as early as possible and use mediation skills to improve patient/whānau outcomes and staff wellbeing.

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From workplace sabotage to embedded supports: examining the impact of domestic and family violence across Australian workplaces (2022)

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Australian research has found 1 in 5 victim-survivors of domestic and family violence work in the same workplace as their abuser, and 60 per cent of such victim-survivors report their abuser holds a position of power above them in the workplace. Also, 1 in 2 had their career progression and opportunities negatively impacted.

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Taking active steps to stop violence against women: The White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program

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Ronan Smyth of White Ribbon Australia outlines (1) actions employers and workplaces can take to prevent and respond to men’s violence against women (2) an overview of the White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program (3) why this matters to your business.

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Safety apps for mobile phones

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There are many apps for mobile phones that are made to keep people safer. Some have information on healthy relationships, others can link you to support services. There are also safety apps that you can use to send messages or call 000 if you are in danger. You don’t need to be experiencing violence or abuse to use a safety app.

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1800 Respect: National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service

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1800RESPECT is the national Australian domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service. Operating 24hrs with phone support, online chat, safety planning, healthy relationships advice, and information for people supporting someone who is experiencing violence and abuse.

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