E-MARIA LOGOE-MARIA – European Manual for Risk Assessment in the Field of Domestic Violence


Developing innovative approaches to and instruments for risk assessment in order to increase the prediction of re-assault and to promote the safety and security of victims of domestic violence

In the two-year project the main activities are:

  • Conducting a comprehensive needs analysis to gather information on existing risk assessment tools, legal aspects related to risk assessment, safety planning, legal implications, and available training for women survivors.
  • Developing a European Manual on Risk Assessment composed by several sections, such as guidelines and tools for implementing risk assessment, safety plans, good practice examples, available resources, legal and criminal systems;
  • Developing training modules for professionals;
  • Developing training modules for women survivors to promote their recovery, empowerment and autonomy.
  • Four partner institutions from four European countries
  • Project coordination: AMCV, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Funded by the EU Criminal Justice Programme
  • Duration:  06/11 – 05/13

Further information: http://e-maria.eu