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19 OCTOBER – 21 OCTOBER 2020 POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

2020 International Signs of Safety Gathering

The 13th International Signs of Safety Gathering will be held in Calgary, Canada during 19–21 October 2020. The theme for this year’s International Gathering is “Born to Belong”. As always, the event will showcase practice from child protection practitioners and leaders from around the globe. Click below for more information and for registration.

25–26 JANUARY 2021 SOLD OUT

Risk Assessment Workshop, Ontario

The Risk Assessment 2-day online workshop equips participants with the disciplines and skills to effectively and through relationships utilise the Harm Analysis Matrix, conduct a rigorous exploration of the middle column (strengths and existing safety), create sharp correlated danger statements, safety goals and safety scales. Facilitated by Cynthia McLeod, Theresa Vinokuroff and Avi Versanov.

16–17 FEBRUARY 2021 SOLD OUT

Safety Networks Workshop, Ontario

The Safety Network 2-day online workshop equips participants with the disciplines and skills to facilitate the creation, assessment and sustainability of networks. Practice streamlining processes utilizing various methods, strategies led by pointed questions for engaging families and their networks in the safety planning process. Facilitated by Cynthia McLeod, Theresa Vinokuroff and Avi Versanov.

19–20 APRIL 2021 SOLD OUT

Safety Planning Workshop, Ontario

The Safety Planning 2-day online workshop equips participants with the disciplines and skills to create and effectively utilize the safety planning timeline and trajectory. Participants will use group supervision and the safety planning worksheet to clarify and understand caregiver stressors, triggers and red flags, the collaborative creation of the safety rules, discuss the challenges, success and workarounds to testing and refining long-term safety plans and create a child-friendly Words and Pictures safety plan. Lastly, the facilitators will also lead discussions about effective ways to help networks and caregivers sustain the safety plan long after child protection closed the case. Facilitated by Cynthia McLeod, Theresa Vinokuroff and Avi Versanov.

3–4 MAY 2021 SOLD OUT

Risk Assessment Workshop, Ontario

The Risk Assessment 2-day online workshop equips participants with the disciplines and skills to effectively and through relationships utilise the Harm Analysis Matrix, conduct a rigorous exploration of the middle column (strengths and existing safety), create sharp correlated danger statements, safety goals and safety scales. Facilitated by Cynthia McLeod, Theresa Vinokuroff and Avi Versanov.

25–26 MAY 2021 SOLD OUT

Safety Networks Workshop, Ontario

The Safety Network 2-day online workshop equips participants with the disciplines and skills to facilitate the creation, assessment and sustainability of networks. Practice streamlining processes utilizing various methods, strategies led by pointed questions for engaging families and their networks in the safety planning process. Facilitated by Cynthia McLeod, Theresa Vinokuroff and Avi Versanov.

23–24 JUNE 2021 SOLD OUT

Safety Planning Workshop, Ontario

The Safety Planning 2-day online workshop equips participants with the disciplines and skills to create and effectively utilize the safety planning timeline and trajectory. Participants will use group supervision and the safety planning worksheet to clarify and understand caregiver stressors, triggers and red flags, the collaborative creation of the safety rules, discuss the challenges, success and workarounds to testing and refining long-term safety plans and create a child-friendly Words and Pictures safety plan. Lastly, the facilitators will also lead discussions about effective ways to help networks and caregivers sustain the safety plan long after child protection closed the case. Facilitated by Cynthia McLeod, Theresa Vinokuroff and Avi Versanov.

7–9 DECEMBER 2021

Signs of Safety Gathering, Sweden

This two-day Gathering will serve as a learning journey for practitioners and leaders who will be the audience as well as the presenters. There will also be a Leaders’ Day with the municipality of Jönköping, focusing on the Signs of Safety Theory of Change, the Mission Critical Roadmap, and dig deeper into the whole system implementation journey with both international guests as well as leaders from Swedish municipalities.