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Sister Approaches: Family Finding and Signs of Safety

Co-written by: Andrew Turnell CEO – Resolutions, Signs of Safety Co-creator Kevin Campbell Family Finding Model Author Family Finding and the Signs of Safety are sister approaches. Both equip child protection agencies to: Undertake all its practice with a rigorous …
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/ July 19, 2017
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Signs of Safety Gathering – Sneak Preview

We are currently in the process of confirming the final line-up of presentations for the Signs of Safety Gathering in Kansas City, but we’re excited to share with you this sneak preview of a confirmed presentation by Pippa Lane and …
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/ July 19, 2017
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Final report of the external evaluation for Signs of Safety EIP published

Authors Mary Baginsky et.al. recognised that Signs of Safety has become one of the most widely adopted research-based programmes aimed at improving practice in child protection services in England. They report that social work managers and social workers in the 10 local authorities were overwhelmingly positive about the benefits of Signs of Safety in supporting children, providing fresh opportunities for social workers to involve families to a much greater extent than had been the case previously.
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/ July 7, 2017
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Successful funding of second Signs of Safety English Innovations Project

Today the United Kingdom's Department for Education and Spring Consortium announced £1.95 million in funding over two years to support the second phase of the Signs of Safety English Innovations Project (EIP). Munro, Turnell and Murphy Child Protection Consultancy welcomed the approval of the Minister for Children Service’s for their EIP to continue the work of building great children services in England.
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/ July 7, 2017
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4th edition of the Signs of Safety Briefing Paper released

The Signs of Safety Briefing Paper has been continually updated  to provide the most up to date overview of the Signs of Safety as it continues to evolve. This fourth edition of the Signs of Safety Briefing Paper offers a comprehensive overview of the Signs of Safety approach and underpinning theory, as well as detailing the research and implementation science that supports it.
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/ May 24, 2017
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An IT system child protection workers will want to use!

April 24, 2017 was a breakthrough day for the Signs of Safety approach. On that day in Islington London, together with Servelec HSC, the first fully specified Signs of Safety information management system was launched and is now available for local authorities to purchase and use.
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/ April 25, 2017
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Video: Keeping Children Front and Centre

The Department for Child Protection and Family Support in Western Australia wants to make this video available internationally, hoping it will inspire others on the journey of tackling the issues of a western child protection system in engaging with aboriginal cultures.
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/ March 29, 2017