Resources for professionals in Scotland

Here you’ll find a range of tools to help your work with victims and survivors of domestic abuse in Scotland, as well as guides and briefings on some important practice areas.

Find out how to improve the support in your area for 'hidden' and vulnerable groups, access important forms, toolkits and case management resources, and more.


Resources for Idaas and other frontline professionals

Scottish Marac resources  


Scottish Government Consultation on 'Improving Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Interventions for Victims of Domestic Abuse' 

The Scottish Government are currently consulting on how to improve multi-agency risk assessment and working for victims of domestic abuse in Scotland. Read more about SafeLives' response

Training for professionals in Scotland

If you work to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse and their children – whatever your role – we can offer courses to help you grow and develop. Find out more about how you can improve the response in your area by visiting our Training page.

National Marac training and development workshops

SafeLives' Marac Development Programme (MDP) is hosting a series of learning and development training workshops for Marac professionals across Scotland.

The cost of each training workshop is £45 per person. This includes training provided by passionate experts, a delegate pack of Marac guidance documents tailored for Scotland, a certificate of completion, and an opportunity to network with professionals from within the sector. 

Marac Chairs training:  

For those who hold the position of Marac chair or deputy chair. 

16 January 2019 in Glasgow and 26 April 2019 in Edinburgh

Click here for more information and to apply. 

Please note that spaces are limited to a maximum of 24 delegates per training day; thereafter a waiting list will be in place. Each workshop is limited to a maximum of four attendees per Marac area. 

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Jenny Smith, Marac Development Officer: