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Counselling for victims of violent crime a (PDF, 716Kb)Accessible version (PDF, 114Kb)
Counselling for victims of violent crime b (PDF, 696Kb)Accessible version (PDF, 113Kb)
Information about the counselling under the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013. Topics include:
Recovering from crime (PDF, 99Kb)Accessible version (PDF, 131Kb)
Outlines common trauma responses for victims of crime and a list of agencies that provides support.
Information about entitlements for family members of homicide victims under the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013. Included is information on obtaining counselling and financial assistance including funeral expenses.
Coping with sleeplessness (pdf 125Kb)(2pp A4 sheet)
Provides suggestions to help victims of crime cope with sleeplessness and nightmares and includes a list of agencies that provide support.
Coping with witnessing a traumatic event (pdf 102Kb) (1pp A4 sheet)
Provides information to help cope with witnessing a traumatic event including:
Helping children cope with trauma (pdf 129Kb)
(2pp A4 sheet)
Outlines ways to help children to cope with trauma and includes a list of agencies that provide support. Topics covered include:
Supporting a family member or friend who is a victim of crime (pdf 117Kb) (2pp A4 sheet)
Outlines ways to support a family member or friend who is a victim of crime. Topics include:
Violent crime against men: Where to find help (pdf 126Kb)(2pp A4 sheet)
Provides information for men who have been a victim of crime. Topics include: