Drive offers support and guidance for Drive Service and Case Managers, as well as all professionals working coming into contact with high-harm, high-risk perpetrators of domestic abuse in the course of their work. This includes social workers, probation officers, mental health and health care professionals, domestic violence advisors, police officers, and more.
In partnership with Respect, we offer the following resources:
- A Drive Professionals webpage
- A Professional Community Portal for sharing best practice.
- An email response service for professionals working with high-risk, high-harm perpetrators.
- The Respect Phoneline for people worried about their own behaviour also takes queries from professionals.
Drive Service and Case Managers resources
This page contains webinars and resources specifically for professionals working at a Drive site. To get a password to access these materials, please email email@example.com. Once you have a password, you can access this webpage here.
Professional Community Portal
The portal provides access to materials are for professionals who work in and across frontline domestic abuse services, social work, policing, probation, health, substance misuse, housing or other services that work with perpetrators of domestic abuse. It also provides information about relevant events and webinars.
To get a password to access the materials on the website and join the mailing list, professionals can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you have a password, you can access the professional community portal here.
Advice for professionals via email
A member of the Drive team is available to answer emails from professionals seeking advice on working with perpetrators of domestic abuse. Drive specialises in work with high-risk, high-harm perpetrators. You do not need to sign up in advance for the service. Please email email@example.com.
Additionally, if you are supporting or concerned about a perpetrator of domestic abuse and need urgent guidance, contact the Respect Phoneline on 0808 8024040. The phoneline is open Monday – Friday, 9am – 8pm. For media enquiries or for general information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are worried about your own behaviour, please contact the Respect Phoneline at 0808 8024040.
For more information, visit the Respect phoneline website: http://respectphoneline.org.uk/frontline-workers/