Publications

This page lists booklets, resource kits, tools and other material produced by Insight Exchange (and collaborators).

  • For publications in English (read below) 
  • For publications in Spanish (Go to Español)

Insights from and for people with lived experience of domestic, family and sexualised violence:

  • My Support Options - designed to share with you examples of what victim-survivors of domestic, family and sexualised violence have wished for and/or asked for from their workplace.  
  • My Economic Safety - information and insights about economic abuse 
  • Selecting a counsellor - information about counselling codes and guidelines and access the guide to selecting a counsellor
  • Voices of Resistance - a project that documented four women’s resistance and responses to the violence they experienced
  • Voices of Insight - de-identified narratives of people’s lived experience of domestic and family violence highlighting the ways in which a person has resisted and responded to the violence used against them.
  • Voices of Experience - written insights and reflections from people with lived experience of domestic and family violence and other adversities
  • Voices Unsilenced - insights and efforts of people with lived experience who are informing social and systemic change
  • Arts Lab Collection - a series of original artworks inspired by the Insight Exchange Voices of Insight narratives. 
  • I am I can - a resource design to reflect on how the use of violence and abuse is a choice.

Information and reflection booklets

A reflection resource designed to support people who are, or may be, experiencing domestic and family violence.

My Safety Kit - is a reflection resource that speaks in the voice of the reader who may be reflecting on their own relationships and (possible) experiences of domestic and family violence.

My Safety Kit Aotearoa -Cover

My Safety Kit Aotearoa is a reflection resource that speaks in the voice of the reader who may be reflecting on their own relationships and (possible) experiences of domestic and whānau violence.

My Dignity - My body is mine - Cover

My Dignity - My body is mine - an information and reflection resource for anyone who may be or has experienced sexualised violence.

Guide to selecting a counsellor 2nd edition - Cover A5

Guide to Selecting a Counsellor - This guide may help you select a counsellor who is the right fit for you.

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Follow My Lead – is an awareness-raising resource for any person who at some point may be listening to and responding to someone experiencing domestic and family violence.

Follow My Lead Aotearoa speaks from the voices of people with lived experience of domestic and whānau violence who need  their friends, family and professionals to be more prepared to respond effectively. More prepared to respond in ways that uphold dignity and build on safety. 

Follow My Lead - Workplace Sexual Harassment - Cover

Follow My Lead - Workplace Sexual Harassment is an information and reflection resource.

A person subjected to sexual harassment (whether silent or making an informal or formal report) needs us as responding colleagues and/or managers, to understand and be informed by lived-experience insights of workplace sexual harassment.

Talk - Cover

Talk is a reflection resource designed to reveal and value the strategic considerations of victim-survivors when deciding if, when and how to tell someone about experiences of violence and abuse.

Fear - Cover

Fear is a reflection resource is designed to support critical analysis of how we understand and ask about fear as a measure of meaning, significance and severity of domestic, family and sexualised violence.

As responders we can better understand victim-survivors many reasons to fear, when we explore what victim-survivors are having to do, not do, give up and go without to be able to survive and lead their lives.

Being Safety - Cover

Being Safety is a reflection resource is designed to highlight the responses, resistance and resourcefulness involved in parenting when subjected to violence and abuse.

Being Safety asks responders to change the status quo, to notice his use of violence and abuse and to hold open more space for safety and living.

Dad - your choice hurts me

Unpaid child support hurts children and limits living.

Children don’t have the safety or means to contest unpaid child support debt. Their experiences of poverty are real and lasting. Day to day. Year on year.

Unpaid child support is preventable poverty.

Language Lab publications

Language and Violence - Resource Kit Cover

Explore the role of language in representing violence and abuse through the Language and Violence Resource Kit.

The Fact Pattern - Cover Image

The Fact Pattern- an example of improved accuracy and evidence.

A language analysis of an account of violence

Guides

Short Guides

Short Guides for individuals and sectors responding to people experiencing domestic and family violence during and beyond COVID-19:

Publications for responding organisations and institutions

Futures Framework - Cover

The Futures Framework is designed to support organisations and institutions in developing a strategic and holistic response to domestic, family and sexualised violence. The Futures Framework can be used to scope, guide and plan short and long term commitments to prevent and respond to domestic, family and sexualised violence.

Leadership Roadmap - Cover

The Leadership Roadmap is designed to support organisations and institutions in setting out a sequence of work to implement the Futures Framework. The Leadership Roadmap is a guide only. Each organisation engaging with the Futures Framework will vary in their development and progress in response to domestic, family and sexualised violence.

Support Menu - Cover

The Support Menu is designed to support organisations and institutions in building their understanding of domestic, family and sexualised violence. The Support Menu sets out content that can be introduced, supported and embedded within the organisation’s/institution’s response to domestic, family and sexualised violence.

Read more about the Insight Exchange Reflections Kit designed to support you in building on your understanding of domestic and family violence and to support you in making insight-informed decisions. The materials can be used any time, in part or as a whole in your context. They can be used in the short term or over a longer period of time to match the priorities in your context.

Guide Support My Economic Safety - Cover

Support My Economic Safety provides guidance and reflections for people in organisations and systems who want to improve responses to economic abuse. It has been developed from the insights of women who have experienced economic abuse in the context of domestic and family violence and includes their words as ‘case studies’ throughout. Lived experiences of economic abuse have significant and ongoing consequences, negatively impacting all domains of wellbeing.

Workplace Intranet Content Guide Cover

The Workplace Intranet Content Guide is designed to support organisations in their intranet communication about workplace responses to domestic, family and sexualised violence. The guide is not exhaustive or conclusive. It is designed to support reflection and review of what your organisation has in place already, how that might need to be adapted, and what might be missing.

Insight Exchange Workplace Scenarios Kit Cover

The Workplace Scenarios Kit is designed to provide practical support to organisations as they assess their existing and potential responses to experiences of domestic and family violence. It complements the Futures Framework and other Insight Exchange materials designed to inform and support responders.

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Insights Paper: Experiences and perceptions of workplace responses to domestic and family violence.

This report is designed to inform and support the reflections of workplaces and employee assistance program (EAP) providers.

Kits and portfolios for reflection

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Creating Conversation Kit  Creating Conversations– is an event series designed to bring people together with the understanding that violence is a ‘shared social issue’.

PX Portfolio

Practice Exchange Portfolio 2019  Practice Exchange– provides participating organisations a supported opportunity to review and develop their practice in responding to Domestic and Family Violence and related forms of adversity.

I am I can - Cover

Responders who are creating and supporting conversations about the use of violence as a choice may wish to draw from these 'I am I can' creating conversations cards. The cards contain the words from the I am I can animation.

Collection of Reflections IE Assoc FY2021 Cover

Who benefits from keeping us apart? In 2020-2021 we engaged with a small group of Insight Exchange Associates and Collaborators from a range of contexts. Reflections from the initiative are shared in ‘Who benefits from keeping us apart?’ A collection of reflections from Insight Exchange Associates FY20/21.

Archived publications

Language and Violence -Tool - Checking My Practice - Cover

Language and Violence - Checking My Practice tool for responders

Foundations Guide Based on RBP Core Tenets - Oct 2019 - first edition - Cover

Foundations Guide - core tenets of response-based practice and related ideas on Insight Exchange

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Contextual Analysis Mapping the Response-Based Contextual Analysis - Centre for Response Based Practice

Responses in Context

Responses in Context Violence does not take place in a vacuum. It is not merely individual or psychological. Violence occurs socially and interactionally.

Interviewing for Social Responses - Cover

Core tenets of response-based practice and Interviewing for Social Responses Actual and possible social responses are a constant concern for victims and offenders in cases of interpersonal violence, including children.

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