- 1. The Power of Words and Pictures in Early Help
Interview with the worker, mum and the young person where mum felt her relationship with her son was a breaking point.
26 September 2023 | Kerry Yendall
An interview with mum, her son and the worker, giving their feedback around words and pictures and the impact this has had on the family but also the worker, who initially felt that words and pictures wouldn’t work. This is a useful resource for Early Help in the UK and for those working with older children and thinking about using words and pictures.
- 2. Signs of Success and Belonging
Purpose and Principles
9 March 2023 | Andrew Turnell
All children’s services and children in care work is first and foremost aimed to sustain and deepen the child and young person’s connection with the families, people, country, culture and communities they were born into and belong to even when the children cannot live with their family for however long they are in care .
- 3. 家族とソーシャルワーカーへのインタビュー
20 July 2022 | Hiroyuki Suzuki
- 4. 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
- 5. 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.
- 6. 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).
- 7. 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.
- 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. Safety Planning during COVID-19 and Beyond
Recording of a Facebook Live Q&A session
23 April 2020 | Andrew Turnell, Pene Turnell
Watch back the interactive and intimate Facebook Live Q&A sessions with Pene Turnell, Executive Director of Practice for Elia and Professor Andrew Turnell, co-creator of Signs of Safety. Answering questions on actual case problems and safety planning for those cases, particularly when there are significant challenging factors.
- 10. 十代の子どもの性虐待と妊娠、自傷行為
3 April 2020 | Andrew Turnell
- 11. シャーロン、重症の乳児
30 January 2020 | Andrew Turnell
- 12. My Three Houses - explanation for families
What to expect when a worker talks to your child
21 January 2020 | Elia
Short video clip explaining the My Three Houses tool to parents and carers.
- 13. My Three Houses - animated guide
Introduction for children
16 January 2020 | Elia
Animated film to use with children introducing the My Three Houses interview process.
- 14. Sexual Abuse Pregnant Teenager and Self Harm
Danger Statement, Safety Goal and Safety Scale
7 December 2016 | Andrew Turnell
Danger statement, safety goal and safety scale for Polly - Sexual abuse concerns about a pregnant teenager who is self-harming.
- 15. My Three Houses: Trash House
Calvin - aged 10
21 August 2015 | Theo Klooster
My Three Houses example with a young boy where there are concerns about neglect.
- 16. Amelia & Alexandra Child Safety Plan
Child's safety plan for Amelia & Alexandra for sexual abuse
12 September 2014 | Andrew Turnell, Susie Essex
This Safety Plan, developed by Andrew Turnell, follows on from the Words and Pictures: An Explanation for Alexander and Amelia as featured in Turnell and Essex, Working with 'Denied' Child Abuse: The Resolutions Approach (2006: 124).
- 17. Sharon Injured Infant
A Words and Pictures explanation for Sharon
20 March 2014 | Andrew Turnell
This anonymised words and pictures example is a typical words and pictures used in a disputed injured infant case. The example follows Susie Essex’s original short form process incorporating:
- Who’s Worried
- What are they worried about
- What happened then
- What are we doing about the worries