Domestic Homicide Review



This course is for practitioners from any agency who will be taking part in Domestic Homicide Reviews.

The course is based on the Multi-Agency Statutory Guidance for the conduct of Domestic Homicide Reviews which was established under Section 9 (3) of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004.


Learning Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Fully understand the domestic review processes
  • Understand their individual role and responsibilities within the review process
  • Understand the importance of sharing best practice and lessons learned locally
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the review process


Course Length

  • 1 day


Featured Modules

  • Background to domestic homicide
  • About domestic homicide reviews
  • Setting up a review – responsibilities of community safety partnerships
  • Deciding whether a review should take place
  • Setting up a panel to conduct the review
  • Relevant agencies
  • Appointing a Chair to the review
  • Time-scales for conducting domestic homicide reviews, involvement of friends, family and other support networks in the review
  • Actions when involving friends, family and other support agencies in the review
  • Individual management reviews (IMR)
  • Review panel action on receiving an overview report
  • Community safety partnership action on receiving the overview report
  • Learning lessons and good practice
  • Quality assurance


Course Suitability

Suitable for all practitioners, supervisors and line managers who have responsibility for domestic violence homicide reviews.

Please note, this course is not for individuals. We only deliver this course to organisations with 5 or more delegates

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