Journal article

Indigenous Peoples' Help-Seeking Behaviors for Family Violence: A Scoping Review

Renee Fiolet, Laura Tarzia, Mohajer Hameed, Kelsey Hegarty

TRAUMA VIOLENCE & ABUSE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

Indigenous peoples are more likely than non-Indigenous peoples to experience family violence (FV), with wide-reaching impacts on individuals, families, and communities. Despite this, service providers indicate that Indigenous peoples are less likely to seek support than non-Indigenous peoples. Little is known about the reasons for this, particularly from the perspective of Indigenous people themselves. In this scoping review, we explore the views Indigenous peoples have on help seeking for FV. Online databases, Google Scholar, and reference lists were searched for relevant studies. Inclusion and exclusion criteria were applied so that only original studies where the Indigenous voice was spec..

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