Information sharing

 

A Basic Guide to Information Sharing

Greater London Domestic Violence Project (2007)

A short briefing outlining frequently asked questions and answers to issues relating to the sharing of personal information.

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Multi-agency Domestic Violence Information Sharing Protocol Guidance

Greater London Domestic Violence Project (2007)

This guidance is for those seeking to develop a multi-agency information-sharing protocol. It aims to inform professional decision-making to share personal information with partnership agencies to protect victims and enable perpetrators to be held accountable for their behaviour.

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Safety and Justice: sharing personal information in the context of domestic violence  - an overview

Douglas, N. et al. (2004)

Produced as a Home Office Development and Practice report, this guide originates from the Crime Reduction Programme (CRP) Violence Against Women Initiative (VAWI). In 2000, 34 multi-agency, victim–focused pilot projects were funded and independently evaluated to identify ‘what works’ to support survivors and tackle domestic violence and rape and sexual assault. Five domestic violence projects from the initiative were selected as case studies. This aimed to explore the issues and barriers surrounding information-sharing and to highlight existing good practice.

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Making it count: a practical guide to collecting and managing domestic violence data

Hall, T. and Wright, S. (2003)

This NACRO briefing provides a practical guide for local partnership agencies involved in the collection, management and sharing of data. It examines the rationale for data collection, outlines the processes required to deliver this work effectively, and identifies key tips for overcoming barriers through a problem-solving table. It is aimed at all agencies within the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.

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Public Records on the Internet: the privacy dilemma

Givens, B.     

This US article discusses the privacy implications of making public records available on the internet, with emphasis on court records. The author concludes by offering some solutions for safeguarding personal privacy while upholding the public policy reason for providing access, that being to promote government accountability.

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