Fringe domestic violence - annalise elliott

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Fringe domestic violence - annalise elliott

  1. 1. Local delivery of DV services Mertons Story and how and why we focus on DV as a priority
  2. 2. Why did Merton tackle DV? <ul><li>High profile HBV (honour based violence) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DVHR (domestic violence homicide review) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looked at what we were doing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Found that we were lacking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Then the government brought in the VaWG agenda </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fragmented approach to linked services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competition for scarce resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender specific (age limiting) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is covered? <ul><li>Domestic Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Honour Based Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Forced Marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Female Genital Mutilation </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Sexualised Behaviour in Young People </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is it a local issue? COST !!! <ul><li>Community impact and perception costs </li></ul><ul><li>Reputational costs </li></ul><ul><li>Long term costs </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate costs </li></ul><ul><li>Associated partner costs </li></ul><ul><li>SOMEONES LIFE </li></ul>
  5. 5. The real costs to a local area <ul><li>Children’s services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>care – support – emotional and behavioural issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Housing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>re-housing – homelessness – cost of refuge places </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adult social care - health – public health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>drugs – alcohol – mental health – physical health </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Criminal justice and crime </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Police – Prison – crime – perceptions of crime </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What did we do? <ul><li>We got our self a ‘Champion’ </li></ul><ul><li>We built on ‘Partnership’ commitment </li></ul><ul><li>MARAC (multi agency risk assessment case conference) </li></ul><ul><li>OSS (one stop shop) </li></ul><ul><li>The Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Schools programme </li></ul>
  7. 7. What more did we do? <ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Front line staff - the MET </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directory of Services – leaflets - 16 days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Innovative support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lip balms - credit card information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PAP - positive arrest policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff outside the CSU trained </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. How do we know it works? <ul><li>Increase in reporting (4%) </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease in repeat victimisation (28%) </li></ul><ul><li>Improved successful convictions (anecdotal) </li></ul><ul><li>Male victims (28%) </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers at the OSS (projected100) </li></ul><ul><li>Number of staff trained (in excess of 300) </li></ul><ul><li>Cost savings unquantifiable – case by case </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why invest in DV services? <ul><li>Do you have any questions? </li></ul>

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