Risk Identification in Domestic Abuse & MARAC (CSCP)

Thursday 18 April 2024
09:30 to 16:30

This Risk Identification in Domestic Abuse & MARAC Training is being by Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership (CSCP).

This training will advance your understanding of domestic abuse risk identification, high risk and processes, and how to manage risk. Gain an understanding of the evidence base that informs the CAADA DASH, identification of risk, high risks factors for serious harm and homicide. You will also gain an understanding of the local MARAC arrangements.

Who is this training for

- Frontline professionals who work intensively and long-term with adults and families, and whose role would include completing risk assessment and submitting referrals to MARAC.


- Supervisors/managers who have a role in supporting staff to understand, identify and manage risk.


- Social workers, designated safeguarding leads, staff from frontline health settings, family nurse partnership, police and family support workers.


Risk, Identification and Checklist - will explore

  • The evidence base that informed the DASH (2009)
  • The risk identification process and the high-risk factors for serious harm and homicide;
  • How this relates to the risk management including MARAC/MAPPA;
  • How the model fits into the wider public protection framework;
  • The profile of the domestic violence perpetrator and nature of serial offending, and;
  • Lessons learned from homicide reviews using case studies.

MARAC - will explore what makes an effective MARAC Identification

  • Referrals
  • Multi-agency Engagement
  • Independent Representation and support for victims
  • Information Sharing
  • Actions Planning
  • Number of Cases
  • Equality
  • Operational support
  • Governance

This training accompanies Domestic Abuse Awareness Training, please ensure you complete this support this training.

**Please note - Training will be delivered by FJC staff, face to face, in the FJC offices. The venue details will be given out one week prior to the session.**

To book: You can find out more and book here 
Any questions: If you have any questions about this training, please email: cscptraining@croydon.gov.uk  
Contact Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership
Croydon Council HQ
8 Mint Walk
(view map)
Cost Free