Marac toolkit for women’s safety officers

A handy guide with template forms that explains how the Marac process works, how to attend and how to refer a case

This practical toolkit has been created to support Women’s Safety Officers to:

  • understand how the Marac process works and the role their agency plays at the meeting
  • make effective referrals to Marac using the Dash risk identification checklist
  • prepare for attending a Marac meeting.

As a specialist in domestic violence and risk assessment, you are in a unique position of being able to offer expert advice to the Marac about the dynamics of domestic violence and the extent of the risk, so that an effective action plan can be developed.

What’s included

  • Introduction
    • What is a Marac
    • Maracs and Women’s Safety Officers
    • Maracs and IDAP
  • Frequently asked questions about Marac
  • Flowchart on the Marac process
  • Quick start guidance to the SafeLives Dash risk identification checklist, as well as the checklist itself
  • Marac referral form
  • Research form for Marac
  • Contact details form for Marac representatives

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