Assessment of Coercive Control Tool

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Dear Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service,

In your Tool Matrix you provide a tool entitled "Assessment of Coercive Control" in word document format.

1. Please confirm who developed this tool and when

2. Please confirm the numbers of cases in 2015, 2016, and 2017 (broken down by year if possible) that this tool has been used in

3. Please provide details of any elearning training or guidance you provide on when to use this tool and how to use it

4. Please provide your policy or training that demonstrates that this tool is used with either parent if they claim to Cafcass that they have been subjected to Coercive Control

5. In the section entitled "Intimidation and Threats" and in the section entitled "Economic Abuse" this tool does not follow a gender-neutral format. It specifically asks questions such as "My partner changed his mood for no reason", "My partner blamed me for making him angry", and "My partner spent money on himself only".

5a - could you confirm whether you have available a similar form in which "his", "him", and "himself" or replaced with "hers", "her", and "herself".

5b - could you provide a copy of your latest Equality and Diversity policy as it applies to your own employees

5c - could you provide a copies of any of your latest Equality and Diversity policy/ies as it/they apply to service users

thank you

Yours faithfully,

G. Harrison

Governance - Cafcass, Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service

Dear G Harrison,

Thank you for your email.

Please accept this as a formal acknowledgement of your Freedom of Information request which was received on 31 August 2017. Your reference number is CAF 17-124.

We aim to respond to you promptly, and at the latest 20 working days from receipt of your request. You will therefore receive a response on or before 27 September 2017.

Kind regards,

Governance Team | Cafcass
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Governance - Cafcass, Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service

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Dear G Harrison,

 

Thank you for your email. Please find attached our response to your
Freedom of Information request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Governance Team | Cafcass

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