Core Signs of Safety Tools and Techniques

Sharon Injured Infant

A Words and Pictures explanation for Sharon

20 Mar 2014

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  • English

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:

  • Title
  • Who’s worried?
  • What are they worried about?
  • What happened then?
  • What are we doing about the worries?

Associated Resources

  • This Words and Pictures example is presented and discussed on page 95 in Turnell, A and Essex, S. (2014). 'Working with ‘Denied’ Child Abuse - The Resolutions Approach',  London: Open University Press.
  • Corresponding follow-up Safety Plan as extracted from Andrew Turnell and Susies Essex's book: Safety Planning: Injured Infant


June 2019:  Resource reformatted using the Signs of Safety template.

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