MARAM Collaborative Practice Training - 3 April 2020
This training will build practitioner capabilities to engage in collaborative practice and foundational elements of the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM), to promote collaborative practice for practitioners within the Barwon region.
The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre will be delivering this training in collaboration with Bethany Community Support and Victoria Police, with facilitators delivering the training from partnering organisations.
The MARAM Collaborative Practice is a part of the suite of training under the MARAM Framework for practitioners responding to family violence.
Who should come to this training?
The training is open to practitioners who respond to family violence in the Barwon region. Given the availability and interest in other MARAM training, the delivery of Collaborative Practice module is most suited to practitioners from Tiers 2, 3 and 4, as outlined in the
This is NOT risk assessment training. You will also need to attend other MARAM training relevant to your role. MARAM training will be delivered by government departments (Brief & Intermediate’ and Screening & Identification) and by DVRC (Comprehensive and Leading Alignment).
Organisations should be guided by Family Safety Victoria resources in determining the relevant roles, responsibilities and training requirements for staff.
What does the training cover?
This training will explore how to contribute to risk assessment and collaborate for on-going risk assessment through respective, sensitive engagement with people impacted by family violence, guided by information sharing, referrals and secondary consultations.
Participants will demonstrate an ability to:
- Describe the MARAM framework including responsibilities that drive collaborative practice across the service system
- Apply the four elements of structured professional judgement to their practice
- Outline how information sharing can enhance collaborative practice
- Outline their responsibilities under the MARAM and information sharing reforms
- Describe what collaborative practice is and differentiate between practice, organisational and system enablers
- Apply intersectionality to enhance practice by examining personal privileges and oppressions
- Explain how to use collaborative practice to maintain perpetrator visibility
- Apply knowledge of evidence-based risk factors
- Plan strategies to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all victim survivors including children
- Develop a collaborative risk management plan
- Implement effective processes for secondary consultation and referral within the local service system.
Note: While objectives described in bold are focused solely on Collaborative Practice, the other learning objectives must be understood in order to enable collaborative practice.
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Pre-requisite training resources
In this training, it is expected that you will have:
- Read the
Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework: Foundation Knowledge _
- Watch the
Helping End Family Violence – the Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM film (3.57mins)
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