The Department of Health has published a new factsheet for health professionals with advice about secondary consultations and referrals under the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) Framework.

Anyone that works in a health service can seek advice and support about how to recognise and respond to family violence via a secondary consultation. You can also get advice about making a referral to get the right support for a person you may be working with. The factsheet includes:

  • how a secondary consultation can assist you
  • who you can seek a secondary consultation with
  • advice about making referrals
  • advice on consent

The factsheet can be found on the Department of Health family violence webpage along with other resources about MARAM and information sharing.

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