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Signs of Safety Effectiveness

Two recent English reviews of practice (Gardner, 2008 and DSCF, 2009) have identified the problem that the ‘recent emphasis on strengths based approaches and the positive aspects of families (for example in the Common Assessment Framework) arguably discourages workers from …
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Signs of Safety Research Meta-analysis

John Wheeler and Viv Hogg recently published a book chapter documenting the evidence base supporting the Signs of Safety approach. The chapter is called Signs of Safety and the Child Protection Movement, and is published in C. Franklin, T. Trepper, …
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Important New Report: Engaging Birth Parents

Casey Family Programs in the USA recently published an important report called, “Strategies to Increase Birth Parent Engagement, Partnership, and Leadership in the Child Welfare System: A Review.” Birth parent engagement in child welfare programs is associated with reducing the …
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