This document describes the specialist work done by the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (VFST, known as Foundation House). It describes the integrated nature of their approach to working with and for survivors of torture and other traumatic events who come from refugee backgrounds.
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsResource | 2018
This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.
Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic StresResource | 2021
These guidelines, developed by Phoenix Australia, provide information about the most effective treatments for PTSD. They are an update of the 2013 Guidelines, and for the first time, include the new diagnosis of complex PTSD.
Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service DeliveryResource | 2012
Blue Knot Foundation’s Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery present the collective wisdom of the last two decades of national and international research in the trauma field.
Engaging Women in Trauma-Informed Peer Support: A GuidebookResource | 2012
This guide is designed as a resource for peer supporters who want to learn how to integrate trauma-informed principles into their relationships with the women they support or into the peer support groups of which they are members.