DV Risk Assessment, MARAC & Safety Planning

One Day Workshop

To enable front line practitioners to respond appropriately to victims of domestic, sexual and honour based abuse by increasing their knowledge about effective and safe interventions, to encourage disclosure, identify high and lower risk cases using risk assessment and the MARAC process, understand the risk poised by domestic violence abusers/perpetrators and completing safety planning with victims at all levels of risk.

The course brings together multi-agency risk assessment conferencing (MARAC) and safety planning and supports the adoption of a common DASH risk assessment that can be used by all agencies. It is focused to improve coordination between a range of protective interventions that can used by practioners and professionals. It promotes working in an inter-agency environment to respond to victims of domestic and honour based abuse, in order to encourage an effective, focussed and consistent response to those living with domestic violence and abuse.

The course is appropriate for practitioners and professionals including those working for voluntary organisations whose role involves working with/supporting women, children and families. Participants who have previously attended, range from Health, Social Services, CYP Services, Children’s Services, Youth Offending & Probation, Housing, Police & legal professionals, Women’s Aid, Counsellors & specific Domestic Abuse Services.

As this course focuses on risk and protective interventions, applicants should have as a minimum, attended both domestic a violence & abuse awareness training and safeguarding training.

The workshop will include the use of a powerpoint, presentation, DVD, case studies, group discussion and self-reflection.

Each participant will receive a comprehensive pack with notes to accompany the training, which can be used for future reference.

This workshop can also be provided in-house.

Please see our Events page for forthcoming dates.