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Guide to supporting victims of Domestic Violence in the Workplace by Mind Map: Guide to
supporting victims
of Domestic
Violence in the
Workplace
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Guide to supporting victims of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

If your coworker is experiencing domestic violence

Encourage commuication with HR and supervisor

Offer support by listening and assisting

Contact safety manager or law enforcement if you witness incident at work

Do not directly confront him/her; allow the person to self disclose for their safety

If you are a supervisor or manager of someone experiencing domestic violence

Be familiar with community resources and professional referrals

Maintain confidentially and be sensitive towards the situation

Take note of unusual absences or behaviour

Take note of physical abuse (bruises) or emotional stress

Contact EAP (Employee Assistance Program to discuss concerns, resources available and ways to support the employee

If you know someone who is is being battered...

Believe him/her and keep communication confidential

Inform he/she that they are not to be blamed for the abuse

Provide her information about local resources

Offer to assist her in keeping her safe. If possible, let her stay with you