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SOP Module: Safety Planning
Level: Advanced Practice
Intended Audience: This course is intended for social workers, supervisors and managers interested in learning about Safety Organized Practice and safety planning with families
Description of Course: The course provides training on writing clear, behaviorally-based safety plans that directly address the danger and that utilize a safety network to develop and execute the plan. It covers the importance of safety planning throughout the life of a case, planning for behavior change to create ongoing and sustainable
safety vs. planning for service compliance or service completion, and the value in writing safety plans through a collaborative process.
- Describe the importance of insight vs. action regarding safety
- Review three kinds of safety plans (immediate, ongoing, and aftercare plans)
- List the ways a safety network can be used to develop, monitor and execute a safety plan
- Understand how safety mapping connects with Structured Decision Making
- Understand the difference between planning for behavior change vs. planning for service completion
- Developing and utilizing a safety network for the purpose of safety planning
- Writing clear, behaviorally-based safety plans
- Structured Decision Making
- Child and family engagement
- Trauma-focused practice
- Safety planning
Safety Organized Practice (SOP)