Via Elan, the Legal Services Society’s publication,“Is Your Client Safe?” has won a Communicator Award of Distinction. The Communicator Awards are among the largest international awards to cover excellence in communications.
The brochure, written for lawyers and legal advocates, identifies signs of abuse in clients and covers what to do if your client is being abused. It includes safety planning informaation and links to resources. It also lets lawyers and legal advocates know where to go for help and how to get it.
Accompanying the brochure is a series of online-only fact sheets on the following topics:
- Encouraging disclosure;
- Client resources – relationship violence;
- Legal resources – relationship violence;
- Safety planning for lawyers and their staff;
- Safety planning for the client
Many different people and agencies came together to produce this brochure. Congratulations to everyone involved in the project!