For more resources about risk assessment and safety planning, visit 1800RESPECT and the The Lookout websites.

Risk assessment

Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM)
The MARAM Framework guides professionals across the continuum of service responses,across the range of presentations and spectrum of risk. It provides information and resources that professionals need to keep victim survivors safe, and to keep perpetrators in view and hold them accountable for their actions.

Helping End Family Violence – the Information sharing Schemes and MARAM is a video that highlights the reasons behind and the benefits of the MARAM and the Family Violence and Child Information Sharing Schemes.

Online training in Modules 1-4  are now available for practitioners, which cover an Introduction to the MARAM Framework and information about the Family Violence and Child Information Sharing Schemes. Module 7 covers Information Sharing for organisational leaders.

Information Sharing Schemes
Victorian Government guidelines and resources in relation to the Family Violence and the Child Information Sharing Schemes.

CRAF materials and resources
The Lookout website has CRAF resources, including training handbooks and a DVD.

Introduction to Risk Assessment Video
A 1800RESPECT video, introducing family violence risk assessment.

eCRAF Module One
The first e-learning module on Family Violence Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework, or the CRAF, is now online.

Red Flags
A quick-glance resource, which has been produced by DVRCV for professionals who are working with victim survivors.

Safety planning

Introduction to Safety Planning Video
A 1800RESPECT video, introducing family violence safety planning.

Safety Planning Check List
A 1800RESPECT tool.

Safety Planning When Children are Involved Video
A 1800RESPECT video.

Safety Planning for Women With Disabilities
A 1800RESPECT tool.

Daisy app
Daisy is an app for women experiencing sexual assault, family violence and domestic violence. Daisy is free and can connect women to specialist services in their state and local area.

Gathering Support
An updated booklet developed by DVRCV with comprehensive information for women on keeping safe when separating, technology safety advice and safety planning.

Other resources

Identifying Family Violence and Responding to Women and Children Client Policy Template
This North West Metropolitan Region Primary Care Partnerships template shows how to provide inclusive high-quality care and support services to individuals who have experienced, or who are at risk of experiencing family violence.

Information sharing in the context of family violence
This DHHS fact sheet has been prepared to assist all types of agencies working together as part of the integrated family violence system in making decisions about information-sharing in the context of responding to family violence.

DVRCV Referral Options Booklet
Updated quarterly, the DVRCV Referral Options Booklet provides contact details and further information on services around Victoria.

Integration case studies

Risk Assessment and Management Panels (RAMPs)
The RAMPs are a multi-agency response to high risk families that was piloted in the north, before being rolled out across Victoria.

High Risk Response Conference (HRRC)
The HRRC was a precursor to the RAMP in the north east metro region.