What you need to do
If domestic abuse is disclosed to you, first of all, refer to this diagram. This will determine what you need to do.
The pathway charts mention related documents you may need in making your referral. These are shown below.
If you are concerned about the possibility of a teenager being involved in an abusive relationship, consider the support pathway specifically for younger people
The first practical step will be to complete a domestic abuse (DASH) risk assessment (see Risk Assessment Tool link above).
If the child is younger than 13, this falls under child protection, please refer to the Effective support for families document
This is not currently available for direct referrals.
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