Family and domestic violence

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6 - short films

Videos
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Western Australia
emotional literacy
family and domestic violence
friendships
intimate relationships
LGBTI
mental health
sexual diversity

6 short films centred around a group of 17 year old males and the issues they are dealing with. Topics: self-esteem, bullying, sexuality, suicide, crime, drink driving. .

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Because it's my body!

Books
Lower primary
Teacher
Parent
International
consent
families
family and domestic violence
friendships
parenting
protective behaviours
sexual abuse

Topics: protective behaviours, child abuse prevention, bodily autonomy, safety, art.


Fiction


Focusing on empowerment and prevention, this approachable book gives young children a way to reject unwanted, possibly harmful physical contact by adults and other kids.


Age: 4 to 7 years.

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Calls to teach consent in schools

News articles
Videos
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
family and domestic violence
gender
help seeking
law
protective behaviours
sexual abuse
sexualisation

7min TV news video from 10 Play, The Project (PG). 21 Feb 2021. An online petition has revealed the extent of alleged sexual assault playing out in Australia's schools.

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Everyone's Got a Bottom

Books
Lower primary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
family and domestic violence
parenting
protective behaviours
sexual abuse

A story about students keeping safe, written in a style that is fun and positive. It is a tool to start a conversation with students about self-protection (3 to 8 years). Available to purchase from Family Planning Queensland.

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Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia: continuing the national story 2019

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
Australia
family and domestic violence
research and reports
sexual abuse

Family, domestic and sexual violence is a major health and welfare issue. It affects people of all ages and from all backgrounds, but mainly women and children. This report explores the impact of family, domestic and sexual violence among vulnerable groups.

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Love Bites

Programs
Presenters/Workshops
Professional development
Teacher
Australia
adolescence
consent
family and domestic violence
intimate relationships
sexual abuse

Respectful Relationships Education Program for young people aged 15-17 years. Consists of two interactive workshops: one on Relationship Violence, and one on Sex and Relationships, followed by creative workshops and community campaigns.

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My body belongs to me

Books
Videos
Lower primary
Teacher
Parent
International
bodies
consent
families
family and domestic violence
parenting
protective behaviours
sexual abuse

Fiction


A straightforward story of a young girl that was sexually abused by a friend's uncle. The young girl tells her mum and dad who help her. Explains that it is not her fault. A rhyming book.

YouTube version 3min 9sec (external link)

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National Association for Prevention of Child abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)

Agencies
Professional development
Programs
Teacher
Parent
Australia
family and domestic violence
sexual abuse

NAPCAN's strategy is to support and encourage changes in individual and community behaviour to stop child abuse and neglect before it starts by: promoting quality child abuse prevention research; advocating for child safe policies and strategies, coordinating National Child Protection Week and promoting the Play Your Part strategy; demonstrating good practice; supporting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

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Relationships Australia

Agencies
Support services
Programs
Websites
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
families
family and domestic violence
friendships
intimate relationships
LGBTI
multicultural
parenting
sexual diversity

The Western Australian branch of Relationships Australia offers a wide range of programs and services to support positive and respectful relationships.

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RESPECT Counselling Service

Support services
Agencies
Websites
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
families
family and domestic violence
friendships
help seeking
intimate relationships
law
mental health
parenting
sexual abuse

Free 24 hour national counselling service for people at risk of, or who have experienced physical or sexual violence.

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Safe4Kids

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Professional development
Books
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
consent
families
family and domestic violence
help seeking
multicultural
parenting
protective behaviours
special needs

Safe4Kids provides training and resources in protective behaviours (child abuse prevention education). Services include: Teacher PD, student workshops, parent workshops.

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Welcome to consent

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
families
family and domestic violence
friendships
health literacy
intimate relationships
law

Non fiction book: A frank, funny and honest guide to navigating consent and respectful relationships that helps young people understand the invisible rules governing consent and how to say yes, no and everything in between. Explores topics that young people need to know about consent from going to the doctor for the first time, working up to a first kiss through to sexual consent. Includes first-person anecdotes from real teens. https://booksfromaustralia.com/book/welcome-to-consent/