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- 1. Understanding the social worker–family relationship through self-determination theory
A realist synthesis of Signs of Safety
27 January 2022 | Dr Freda Browne, Dr Louise Caffrey
This study from Trinity College Dublin aimed to deepen and inform the explanation (initial theory) of what key Signs of Safety tools and processes are expected to achieve in the family–worker interaction and why.
- 2. An Initial Vision for Aligned Quality Assurance using Meaningful Measures
Casting vision for the Meaningful Measures framework aligning QA to Signs of Safety
6 January 2022 | Mike Caslor
This video presentation is helpful for anyone who would like to better understand Meaningful Measures and aligning approaches to quality assurance to the Signs of Safety framework
- 3. The Signs of Safety Approach in the Biberach District Youth Welfare Office
Factsheet for the final report on practical research
22 December 2021 | Stefan Bestmann
This is a German language research factsheet, translated using google translate, that outlines recent Signs of Safety implementation research undertaken in Biberach District, Germany. The full report is not available, but the authors were supportive of making this summary available publicly.
- 4. Belonging to Family and Community
Challenging our thinking
2 December 2021 | Loran Dutka, Tahira El-Sulayman, Windsor-Essex Children's Aid Scoiety
This presentation highlights belonging as two agencies coming together and fostering new relationships and a sense of community using a case example of a youth with mental health difficulties
- 5. Feedback Loops after Safety Planning
Using Existing Family Connections to Create Meaningful Belonging
1 December 2021 | Isabelle Quintens, Jeugdhulp, Katrien Vertonghen
How using a feedback loop made it possible to reflect on the meaningful moments in safety planning, and how this made the valuable work of the network and the case worker visible.
- 6. Now we can start to heal
Journey to healing using Words and Pictures
1 December 2021 | Alanna Burns, Chyneese Gavranich, Territory Families, Vicky Haddon, Vimbai Chinhamu
Territory Families, Housing and Communities staff, Aboriginal Community Workers, Practice Leaders and Advisors, and family all worked together and shared information to create a Words and Pictures to answer the questions being asked by a 16 year old young person in care and make sure that everyone involved was kept safe.
- 7. What does Belonging mean to you?
30 November 2021 | Isaiah Dawe, Pene Turnell
Pene Turnell talks to Isaiah Dawe
- 8. Signs of Safety: A Warrior's Perspective
Working with a family using the Safety Planning Roadmap
30 November 2021 | Alberta Childrens Services, Inier Cardinal
Exploring what the Signs of Safety practice framework can bring to Metis families when done well through using the Safety Planning Roadmap with one family.
- 9. We Still Can't Believe It!
From terror zone to hope
30 November 2021 | Aishleen Healy, Evelyn Alexander, Lavina Temple, TUSLA
Critical learning from applying Signs of Safety to safety planning work with a young Mum whose first child was in care.
- 10. Reflections on what does 'Belonging' mean to you?
Theme of the 13th International Signs of Safety Gathering
10 November 2021 | Elia
Clips from people round the world sharing their reflections
- 11. Zes jaar implementatie van Signs of Safety in het Agentschap Opgroeien
Six years of implementation of Signs of Safety at ‘Opgroeien’ Agency, Flanders (Belgium)
19 October 2021 | Denis Gorgon, Joke Wiggerink, Lies Van Nuland, Marieke Vogel, Sabien de Klerck
Deze video toont het proces van implemenatie van Signs of Safety door interviews met de projectleidster, jeugdrechters, partnerorganisaties, een onderzoekster van de Universiteit van Gent en praktijkondersteuners.
- 12. 2021 Online International Gathering Program
Your go-to resource for the 2021 Online International Gathering
26 August 2021 | Elia
The schedule for the 2021 Online International Gathering Program
- 13. Evidence Base and Implementation
How do we know if Signs of Safety is improving children's safety and wellbeing?
17 June 2021 | Dr Louise Caffrey, Eileen Munro, Mike Caslor, Terry Murphy
Exploring the evidence about the impact of Signs of Safety on practice and on children, young people and their families.
- 14. The voice of the child in the safety planning process
Exploring questions from practitioners
15 June 2021 | Agi Gault, Andrew Turnell, Pene Turnell
Recording of a Facebook Live event
- 15. Framework and Trajectory
Signs of Safety Whole System Implementation
11 June 2021 | Terry Murphy
There are a set of key and overarching activities that experience has indicated to be mission critical, that is essential for effective implementation. This mission critical version of the framework provides a streamlined roadmap for Signs of Safety implementation.
- 16. Leadership Development Trajectory
Development activities for leadership during Signs of Safety implementation
10 June 2021 | Terry Murphy
Learning and development activities in line with the implementation framework and the implementation trajectory, undertaken for the first two-year intense period of implementation and beyond, for leadership groups and senior managers
- 17. 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
- 18. We are Born to Belong
The launch video for the 2021 Online International Signs of Safety Gathering
1 April 2021 | Elia, Pene Turnell
The 2021 Signs of Safety International Gathering will be held online 30 November-2 December. This is the video that launches our theme: Born to Belong
- 19. Supporting families to work with us when they don't agree with us
A lot of parents won’t tell us what they think they need because they tell us we had no right to take their kids
10 March 2021 | Haley Muir
This paper was written in response to frequently asked questions posted on the Signs of Safety Facebook Page. The original question was "My hugest issue with SOS- a lot of parents won’t tell us what they think they need because they tell us we had no right to take their kids”
- 20. It can be done! Using Networks During COVID-19
Workers from North Tyneside share their experience
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.
- 21. Signs of Safety and Contextual Safeguarding
Key Messages for Practice
4 March 2021 | Andrew Turnell, Carlene Firmin, Joanne Walker, Pene Turnell, Tracey Hill, Wendy Hill
This is a joint briefing paper co-authored by Elia and the University of Bedfordshire, Contextual Safeguarding team to explore the relationship and integration between Contextual Safeguarding and Signs of Safety.
- 22. Signs of Safety and Contextual Safeguarding - an example
Group Supervision in a case of extra-familial harm
23 February 2021 | Wendy Hill
This resource provides a draft Danger Statement, Safety Goal and Safety Scale based on information provided by a worker during Group Supervision (case information has been de-identified) and suggested questions to support assessment and next steps planning in respect of Liam (17).
- 23. Bringing the Grandmother’s vision to life in our practice
Ktunaxa Nation | 2020 Aboriginal First Nation Signs of Safety Gathering
18 December 2020 | Elia
This presentation will highlight the journey Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services has taken over the past 12 years, working to implement Signs of Safety throughout their agency. Director Jackie will share the most recent milestone of how the agency is taking on organisational alignment through the most recent updates on their case management tool.
- 24. Connecting children to culture through working relationships
Territory Families | 2020 Aboriginal First Nation Signs of Safety Gathering
18 December 2020 | Elia
Lorraine will present a case about a young person’s cultural care plan and the intention to reunify and maintain cultural connections with their family as they had lost contact since being in the care of the CEO for six years.
- 25. Reflections and Closing
2020 Aboriginal First Nation Signs of Safety Gathering
18 December 2020 | Elia
The Reflections and Closing speeches from the 2020 Aboriginal First Nation Signs of Safety Gathering