Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Background
      • 1.2 Process of identifying options for NPDC data
      • 1.3 Rationale
      • 1.4 Structure of this report
    • 2 Government initiatives in the area of domestic violence
      • 2.1 Maternity services initiatives
      • 2.2 Domestic violence initiatives
    • 3 Definitions of domestic violence and screening
      • 3.1 What is domestic violence?
      • 3.2 What is screening?
    • 4 Literature review to identify issues in screening for domestic violence
      • 4.1 Why pregnancy is an important time to screen
      • 4.2 Screening benefits and effectiveness
      • 4.3 Screening tools and methods
      • 4.4 Timing and frequency of screening
      • 4.5 Coexistence of DV and multiple psychosocial factors
    • 5 Domestic violence data and data collection
      • 5.1 Data gaps
      • 5.2 Data quality
      • 5.3 Potential role of the NPDC in filling data gaps
    • 6 Current situation for screening and reporting
      • 6.1 Review of screening tools/questions in use
      • 6.2 Recording of screening outcome
    • 7 Moving towards nationally consistent data collection and reporting
      • 7.1 Potential NPDC data
      • 7.2 Potential screening approaches
      • 7.3 Validated tool review
      • 7.4 Preferred tools: HITS and HARK
      • 7.5 Preferred collection method
    • 8 Other data development issues
      • 8.1 Enablers for screening
      • 8.2 Mandatory reporting
      • 8.3 Indigenous issues
      • 8.4 Relationship to other psychosocial data items
      • 8.5 Data collection and clinical practice
    • 9 Next steps
      • 9.1 Further consultation
      • 9.2 Development of national data standards
      • 9.3 Staged implementation
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: NMDDP Advisory Group
      • Appendix B: Feedback from jurisdictional consultations
      • Appendix C: Screening for Domestic Violence Workshop attendees
      • Appendix D: Screening for Domestic Violence Working Party
      • Appendix E: Jurisdictional legislation/policies/strategies
      • Appendix F: Existing data sources
      • Appendix G: Resources
      • Appendix H: Definition of domestic violence from the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022
      • Appendix I: Validated screening tool summary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures