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Standing together against domestic violence

Glossary

Acronyms and terms used on our website:


B:

BJOG - An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology


C:

CAADA – Coordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse

CAADA DASH RIC - (As above) Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment Risk Indicator Checklist

CCR - Coordinated Community Response

CDRP - Crime and Disorder Reduction Programme

CEMACH - Centre for Maternal & Child Enquiries

CJS - Criminal Justice System

CPS - Crown Prosecution Service

CSU - Community Safety Unit (Council or Police based)


D:

DoH - Department of Health

DV – Domestic Violence

DVC - Domestic Violence Coordinator

DVCN - Domestic Violence Coordinator Network

DVF - Domestic Violence Forum

DVIP - Domestic Violence Intervention Project


E:

EU - European Union


I:

IDAP - Independant Domestic Abuse Programme

IDVA – Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

ISVA – Independent Sexual Violence Advisor


L:

LBHF – London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

LGBT – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender

LSCB - London Safeguarding Children's Board


M:

MARAC – Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference


N:

NHHG - Notting Hill Housing Group

NHS - National Health Service

NICE - National Institute for Clinical Excellence


P:

PCT - Primary Care Trust


R:

RBKC - Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

RCM - Royal College of Midwives


S:

SBHG - Shepherds Bush Housing Group

SDVC - Specialist Domestic Violence Court

STADV - Standing Together Against Domestic Violence

 

V:

VAWG - Violence Against Women & Girls

VAWC - Violence Against Women & Children

V/S - Victim / Survivor


W:

WCU - Witness Case Unit

WLMC - West London Magistrates Court


For further explanation or details on any of the terms used on the website, please contact admin@standingtogether.org.uk.


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Last Modified: 1st July 2011