MARAM Collaborative Practice Training online February - December 2022

MARAM Collaborative Practice Training online February - December 2022

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Note: Participants must commit to attending the full day session or the two consecutive morning sessions to complete this Training Module.

About this event

About this Training

Run by the Bayside Peninsula Integrated Family Violence Partnership, this training is open to any professional in the Bayside-Peninsula region of Melbourne who responds to family violence.

Explore how to contribute to risk assessment and collaborate for ongoing risk management through respectful and sensitive engagement with victim survivors, information sharing, referral and secondary consultation.

This is not risk assessment training, but forms an integral component of the MARAM suite of training for professionals responding to family violence.

Before attending, all participants are required to:

Read the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework: Foundation Knowledge

Watch ‘Helping end family violence – the Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM’ film (3.57 mins) and 'Let's change the story' - violence against women in Australia (4.26 mins)

Please note: You will need a computer, mic and webcam to participate in this training.

Be sure to book when you know you can make it to the whole training.

Time: 9.30am - 4:00pm or 9.30am 12.30pm on two consecutive days.

Venue: For online training sessions, your Zoom link will be emailed to you 24 hours prior to the session starting.

*The consecutive morning sessions will be held online only. Please check dates to attend both sessions.

Cost: Free

Places are limited. Please advise us asap if you are no longer able to attend the training you are registered for, so that the place can be offered to someone on our waiting list. Please email the host, Melissa Brown, Family Violence Training Co-ordinator, at with your cancellation, or phone 0450 216 968, and text or leave a message.

Queries: If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Brown for further information.

Participants who attend the training will be able 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 Schemes

-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.

Further information about the training:

What if I can't go to my session?

It is a requirement that you attend all of the session(s). Be sure to book when you know you can make it to the whole training.

If something unexpected comes up and you can no longer attend the whole or part of the training, please contact Melissa Brown, via email or mobile 0450 216 968, to book into another session.

Where will I find the link to join the session?

The Zoom link will be on your ticket., as well you will also be sent an email 24 hours prior to the session with your Zoom link and other documents required for the training.

Am I eligible for this training?

This training is tailored to workers in the Bayside Peninsula Area of Melbourne.

How will I know if my registration has been confirmed?

Your registration is confirmed once you have received your ticket via email. If you do not receive your ticket, please check your spam folder. If you have problems using Eventbrite to register, please contact Melissa Brown, via email or mobile 0450 216 968.

The session is booked out. What should I do now?

We encourage you to add your name to the waiting list. If a place becomes available, you will receive an email inviting you to register. Please note, you will have a limited time to respond to this offer before the place is offered to the next person on the waiting list.

Other important resources

This training looks at the use of Information Sharing Schemes as an enabler of collaborative practice. You will get the most out of this session if you are familiar with the Information Sharing Training modules which are listed here:

To enrol in the online modules, please click on the Safe and Equal Training link here:

Contact details

Please contact Melissa Brown - Family Violence Training Coordinator, via email or mobile 0450 216 968, if you have any questions or require further information about this training.

Please visit our website at for pre-requisite training reading and further resources.

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