Best Practice Library
If you have contact with survivors of domestic abuse as part of your job – or you think you might do – you can access information here about domestic abuse services and find practical guidance on the best ways to respond to people experiencing abuse.
Browse our Best Practice Library to find useful documents including referral pathways, risk assessment checklists, all the latest research findings, plus strategies and policies.
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If you know the name of the document you're looking for, try using the search bar to find it.
Browse The Library
Choose from the headings below to narrow down the type of information you need assistance with.
Once you’ve selected a topic you’ll be able to view the sub-categories.
New to the library
Nottinghamshire Police Professional Standards Directorate Counter Corruption Unit – Abuse of Position for a Sexual Purpose (APSP) 2021
Myths and Stereotypes About Partner Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT+) People
Children Exposed to Domestic Abuse in their Family in the Context of COVID-19
Crown Prosecution Service: Rape and serious sexual offences strategy
Having trouble finding what you're looking for?
There’s a lot of information stored in our Best Practice Library, so we’ve made it as easy as possible to find what you’re looking for. Take a look at the examples and guidance below to help find the information you need.
Examples and Guidance
Example One: Multiple Disadvantage
If you’re looking for information about multiple disadvantage, then you would:
- Select ‘Supporting Survivors’
- Then choose ‘Multiple Disadvantage’.
Example Two: Coercive Control
If you’re looking for information about coercive control, you would:
- Select ‘forms of abuse’
- Then choose ‘Coercive Control’.
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Take a look at the Best Practice Library Index here to see all documents that are available in the library.
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