This class builds on the Advanced Interviewing for Safety class. The focus of the class is on creating safety plans that are both effective and created with the family. The class reviews family engagement and the importance of engagement in building a plan that will be successful. Upon this foundation, the elements of a safety plan are covered as well as a process for making sure that plans are comprehensive and specifically cover all safety concerns. Workers will also be taught the difference between case planning and safety planning. Time will be spent exploring protective capacity and specific interventions ideas. Workers will have an opportunity to create effective safety plans using various case scenarios.

Topics include:

  • Exploring ways to engage the family in safety planning
  • Understanding the difference between safety planning and case planning
  • Making sure that safety plans cover all safety threats
  • Practicing the development of a safety plan that involves the family and uses formal and informal interventions
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