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Domestic Abuse: Risk Assessment & Safety Planning

13th September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm BST



This one day workshop will give an overview of why we risk assess victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA), the history, purpose and use of the Domestic Abuse Stalking Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH) risk identification checklist (RIC). Attendees will consider how to respond to disclosure of domestic abuse with empathy and understanding and the role of professionals in intervening safely. The session will also consider how to assess someone’s immediate safety, build a coherent safety plan and referral to, and continued liaison with, specialist services.

Training Level: 2/3 Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will :

  • Understand the common risks that are posed to victims of domestic abuse
  • Know how to identify someone’s level of risk
  • Understand the lessons learnt from local Domestic Homicide Reviews
  • Be able to describe the MARAC process
  • Understand how to research a MARAC case
  • Understand how and why frontline professionals should build individual safety and support plans for clients experiencing DVA
  • Be aware of the safeguarding role of parents and families
  • Know how to refer to NewDAy and other local services

Training Material:

Handouts, assessment tools, academic research






13th September 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm BST


Luke Martin


Tunmarsh Centre, Tunmarsh Lane, London E13 9NB
Tunmarsh Lane
London, E13 9NB United Kingdom
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Non-attendance Policy

Please note that there is a non-attendance policy currently in place. There will be a charge of £100.00 (£50.00 for half day courses) for non-attendance if cancellation does not occur 5 working days before the event or replaced by another representative from your agency. All charges recuperated will be directed back into the training budget. If you are employed outside of the London Borough of Newham, please provide the name and contact details for your finance team.

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