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Ask Tool Kit (PDF 351KB, 34 pages)
The ASK Took Kit is a practical resource for health professionals who provide services to women. The information contained in this resource will help you to identify and respond to women who may be experiencing abuse or violence in their relationships.
Power and Control Wheel Poster (PDF 1 page)
This poster features the power and control and equity wheels. The poster demonstrates the different types of behaviours used within an abusive relationship and those used within a healthy, equal relationship. This poster would be useful for all health and social service providers to explain the dynamics of abuse with patients.
Violence Affects Children and Nurturing Helps to Heal Poster (PDF 1 page)
This poster features the Violence Affects Children and the Nurturing Helps to Heal wheels. This poster demonstrates the well documented effects of exposure to domestic violence on the physical, psychological and emotional health of children and the nurturing and attachment behaviours that promote healthy growth and development. This poster would be a useful tool for health and social service providers to discuss the impact of violence on children as well as behaviours to help mitigate its effect on children.
Violence Affects Children and Nurturing Helps to Heal Flyer (PDF 2 pages)
This is an 8 ˝ x 11 inch laminated double sided page with the impact wheel on one side and the nurturing wheel on the other. The wheels can be discussed separately, either in general terms or looking at each wedge individually to emphasize specific effects or interventions. It can be used as part of a domestic violence assessment or as a teaching tool.
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Creating a Safety Plan
This information package outlines action steps health care professionals can recommend to increase women and their children’s safety. This information within this booklet was put together by women who have survived abusive or violent relationships.
Breaking the Cycle of Violence
This booklet was developed for women who have experienced violence in their family. It is designed to provide women and their families with information on the impact of their children's exposure to woman abuse, strategies for helping children cope with abuse, strategies for improving parenting skills, educational resources parents can use with their children, and a list of community agencies that will provide support to women and their families.
For copies of these booklets, please contact the Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse
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