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🇩🇪 10–11 OCTOBER 2022

Second German Signs of Safety Conference

Join licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant Manna Slot as she conducts the second 2-day Signs of Safety conference in the German-speaking area. Anyone from German-speaking countries who works with — or wants to work with — the Signs of Safety approach is very welcome. The conference is held over two days: the first day being presentations on best practice and the second day is workshops from featured trainers and organisations.

🇸🇪 13–14 OCTOBER 2022

Basic Signs of Safety Training

Join Diana Nikosjkova, licensed Signs of Safety trainer, on a 2-day workshop covering the basics of Signs of Safety. The training is aimed at social workers, family therapists and other social workers who work with children, young people and their families when there is concern about children’s or young people’s health and/or development and the need for support. The workshop covers the theory surrounding Signs of Safety’s approach and tools, and during the training the participants will get to practice the various tools.

🇨🇦 31 OCTOBER, 4, 7, 9 NOVEMBER 2022

Practice Leadership Workshops

Fred Magie and Rosina Harvey-Keeping, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants, are excited to offer a 4-session workshop series geared for supervisors and leaders of practice within child protection/child welfare organizations. The workshop covers Appreciative Inquiry, Group Supervision, Harm Analysis, and the Middle Column.

🇨🇦 2 NOVEMBER 2022

Custody and Access Workshop

Custody and access cases are some of the most frustrating files in CP work. For the first time, you can participate in an innovative, creative, and exclusive half-day workshop focused on resolving this dilemma. Join Avi Versanov, licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant, in this half-day workshop to enhance your skills set and strengthen your abilities.

🇨🇦 28–29 NOVEMBER 2022

Unpacking Risk Assessment through the Signs of Safety

Whether you are in need of a refresher or a first-time introduction to Signs of Safety, this motivational 2-day workshop is for you! This program is specifically designed to engage practitioners in a learning journey to enhance understanding about Signs of Safety as a risk assessment practice framework for child protection services utilising active case examples. Facilitated by Caara Goddard and Heidi Hebditch, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants.

🇬🇧 3–4, 10–11, 17–18 NOVEMBER 2022

Signs of Safety Advanced Training

We are excited to offer a 6-day Advanced Safety Planning. The Advanced training is aimed at practitioners, practice leaders, principle social workers and managers working in both statutory and voluntary organisations. The course is applicable to those working with children in care and all children who are in need of support and protection. We will use real life situations to guide participants through a process using the core learning methods of Signs of Safety i.e. Group Supervision and Appreciative Inquiry and the core practice methods of analysis and safety planning. Facilitated by Mari Jayne and Emma Hopper, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants.

🇨🇦 14 & 30 NOVEMBER 2022, 16 JANUARY 2023

Safety Networks

The Safety Network 3-part workshop will equip participants with the disciplines and skills to support caregivers in finding their naturally occurring networks. Participants will learn how to effectively assess, facilitate safety planning network meeting, and help caregivers and networks sustain long-term safety plans. Facilitated by Avi Versanov and Cynthia McLeod, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants.

🇨🇦 23 NOVEMBER 2022

Screening: A Rigorous Approach

A screening worker must resolve the questions: “Is this a child protection concern?” while confronting multiple anxiety-provoking challenges in assessing risk and is consumed by myriad expectations. Join in an innovative, creative, and exclusive half-day workshop focussed on strengthening your abilities to facilitate balanced, rigorous, and sophisticated assessments in short periods while utilising the Signs of Safety risk assessment tool. Facilitated by licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant, Avi Versanov.

🇨🇦 7 DECEMBER 2022

Implementation and Sustainability of Signs of Safety

Often a failure to entrench and sustain Signs of Safety within our daily operations is confused with a failure of Signs of Safety; this is incorrect thinking. Join other other senior leaders in an innovative, creative, and exclusive half-day discussion about effectively preparing for and sustaining Signs of Safety. Facilitated by licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant, Avi Versanov.

🇨🇦 from 9 JANUARY 2023

Leading Learning: A Canadian Experience

The organisations that will truly excel in embedding and sustaining Signs of Safety are the organisations that tap into people’s commitment and capacity to learn within all levels of the organisation. Avi Versanov and Theresa Vinokuroff, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants, offer a first-of-its-kind exciting, innovative, and enhancing opportunities for leaders across Canada to participate in a guided learning process for an entire year.

🇨🇦 from 13 JANUARY 2023

Signs of Wellbeing® — using the Signs of Safety processes in non-protection workflow

Signs of Safety isn’t just for child protection! If you are familiar with Signs of Safety and see the benefits of using it in practice, but struggle to see how it might be applied in your area of workflow, then this workshop series is for you. Caara Goddard and Heidi Hebditch, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants, offer a 7-session Signs of Wellbeing workshop via Zoom. Places are limited so register now.

🇺🇸 from 11 JANUARY 2023

Leading Learning: An American Experience

The organisations that will truly excel in embedding and sustaining Signs of Safety are the organisations that tap into people’s commitment and capacity to learn within all levels of the organisation. Avi Versanov, Theresa Vinokuroff, and Stacey Steinbach, licensed Signs of Safety Trainers and Consultants, offer a first-of-its-kind exciting, innovative, and enhancing opportunities for leaders across the United States to participate in a guided learning process for an entire year.

🇳🇱 28–29 MARCH 2023 AND 17–19 APRIL 2023

Signs of Safety 2.0: Basic Training

In this 4-day workshop, you will find basic training where you learn to make an analysis with family and the network in order to gain clarity over the concerns, what is already going well, and what needs to happen. You will also learn to find networks that can be active in the lives of the children, and how to talk to the children about how they are doing. Facilitated by Petra Rozeboom, licensed Trainer, Lotte Strik, licensed Trainer and Consultant, Marieke Vogel, licensed Trainer and Consultant, and Marion Henneman, licensed Trainer and Consultant.

🇳🇱 10–11 OCTOBER 2023 AND 6–7 NOVEMBER 2023

Signs of Safety 2.0: Safety Planning

In this 4-day workshop, you will get in-depth training on real safety planning. You’ll learn to work out a trajectory that you’ll share with your family and network, working on safety step by step. You’ll learn to translate the concerns with the adults into a Words and Pictures for the children, and also how to prepare the safety plan with the family and network to make it understandable for everyone. Facilitated by Petra Rozeboom, licensed Trainer, Lotte Strik, licensed Trainer and Consultant, Marieke Vogel, licensed Trainer and Consultant, and Marion Henneman, licensed Trainer and Consultant.