Jargon buster

If you work with the domestic violence service in Portsmouth, the following jargon buster might help.

DVA – Domestic Violence and Abuse

PIP – Portsmouth IDVA Project (formerly EIP)

IDVA – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

DAPP – Domestic Abuse Perpetrator & Programme service (provided by Up2U)

DASH – Domestic Abuse, Stalking & Harassment and Honour Based Violence – a risk assessment checklist.

MARAC – Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference

MASH – Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

PPD – Public Protection Department, Hampshire Police – specifically deals with safeguarding issues, incl. DVA