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- 1. Landing Grand Aspirations in Everyday Practice
What one social worker's practice looks like using Signs of Safety
29 April 2021 | Damian Griffiths
Three short videos of an interview with a newly qualified social worker in the UK sharing his practice in three areas: Starting the Work, Danger Statements, Safety Goals and Safety Scales and Safety Planning
- 2. Barn och Ungdomar Utsatta för Våld
Ett stöd för praktiker inom den sociala barnavården att integrera arbetet med våld och Signs of Safetys verktyg och förhållningssätt
22 April 2021 | Ann Gardestrom, Anne Hiller, Linn Van Bruggen, Pernilla Soderberg
Ett metodstöd för praktiker inom socialtjänstens barn och ungdomsvård i hur Signs of Safety kan användas i en svensk kontext, inom ramen för svensk kommunal socialtjänst, särskilt i arbetet med våld i nära relationer
- 3. It can be done! Using Networks During Covid
How to involve networks in children's services.
5 March 2021 | Andrew Turnell, Elia
We all know the saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. However the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our lives and has brought massive challenges within practice.
This is a part of the recording of a Facebook Live held on 5th of March 2021 in which Andrew Turnell lead a conversation with a group of practitioners from around the world to hear from them how they involve networks in their practice with children and families and how this is making a difference.
This section features two workers at North Tyneside and their experiences working with networks.
- 4. Safety and healing through community and culture
Upper Sioux Community and Yellow Medicine County | 2020 Aboriginal First Nation Signs of Safety Gathering
18 December 2020 | Elia
Upper Sioux Community Social Services and Yellow Medicine County Family Services utilised the Signs of Safety to support a Dakota mother who, after numerous child protection interventions, has begun healing because of her connections with her community and culture. The agencies will share what they learned working creatively together as a statutory authority with the Dakota community to help families and their networks increase safety and wellbeing with Indigenous families.
- 5. Involving Naturally Occurring Safety Networks in Child Protection casework
"It takes a village to raise a child"
23 November 2020 | Andrew Turnell
Andrew Turnell explains why Signs of Safety seeks always to involve everybody that has natural connections to the children to most effectively build lasting safety and healing.
- 6. Signs of Safety - Information for Parents
Booklet created by Territory families
15 September 2020 | Northern Territory Government
Explanation about what Signs of Safety is and what this means for Territory Families' work with children, young people and their parents and carers.
- 7. Safety Planning - biggest questions from around the world
Third Facebook Live session
13 June 2020 | Elia
Pene and Andrew respond to questions from a panel of child protection workers from around the world
- 8. Safety Planning - Finding and Using Networks
Recording of a Facebook Live Q&A session
8 May 2020 | Andrew Turnell, Pene Turnell
Pene and Andrew Turnell respond to questions focusing on finding and using networks as an essential part of the safety planning process.
- 9. Learning To Dance With Mother
Using the Safety Planning Roadmap
8 November 2018 | Linn Van Bruggen, Molndal Childrens Services
Linn describes how Victoria and Lena worked through the steps of the safety planning roadmap with a mother to enable her 2 boys to return to her care.
- 10. It Takes A Village To Raise A Child
Working with the family and community in Cambodia to prevent children being separated from their families
6 November 2018 | Cambodia Childrens Trust, Lyly Tek, Sophorn Ngath
A case study from Cambodian Children's Trust showing how the Signs of Safety is being integrated into family and community social work in Battambang Province to enable family-based care and prevent children being separated from their family.
- 11. Making Safeguarding Personal
Creating safety for a young woman with a learning disability
6 November 2018 | Caragh McLaughlin, Karen OBrien, Western Health and Social Care Trust
Applying Signs of Safety to working with a young adult placing herself at risk of sexual and financial exploitation with frequent periods of imprisonment to create a successful outcome focused safety plan the young woman owned and understood.
- 12. Using The Whole Approach In Our Very First Case
Learning and reflections on trusting the process to create safety
6 November 2018 | Helena Grenham, Melissa Davidson, Siobhan Nolan, TUSLA
Believing that the best way to start to apply Signs of Safety was to use the approach with a family of 6 children, Melissa and Helena, supported by their team leader Siobhan describe their work and how they trusted the process to work with Mum and a safety network to create safety so the children could return home.
- 13. Never Give Up and Always Keep Moving Forward
How a strong team of family and professionals helped one young person achieve her goals
26 October 2017 | Elia
Kimberly Gill from The Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry discuss the journey her team took with one of their most challenging cases with a youth-in-care Child. Demonstrate the marriage between the philosophies of trauma therapy and Signs of Safety, the powerful use of the Signs of Safety tools, and how, against all odds, this youth is living in family-based care successfully
- 14. Family Network Meetings
Looking for ‘micro-moments of hope’.
24 October 2017 | Elia
Lynn Robinson and Nicola Print from Suffolk County Council Children's Services discuss how they used Network Meetings to significantly change the progress of five children’s lives and the lives of their parents. Other workers from the Suffolk County Council also share their experiences.
- 15. What Is Generative?
The Long-term Effect of Signs of Safety Practice: Nao’s Story After Seven Years
24 October 2017 | Ai Hishikawa
Ai Hishikawa and Satoshi Nakao present their findings from a case that was originally presented at the Fourth International Signs of Safety Gathering in Leiden, Netherlands, in 2011 from a home visit seven years later. The Signs of Safety framework proved that it is equipped with the mechanisms for generating ideas and actions that stay with the family.
- 16. Learning Journal
Record your Signs of Safety learning journey
14 March 2017 | Elia
The Learning Journal is an invaluable tool for implementing organisations as a way to record their learnings throughout training and the implementation process. Journals are personal and are for each individual.