The following documents support practitioners with a number of ways to consider the role of different contexts within individual assessments. The Child and Family Assessment and Intervention Guidance in Hackney has been updated to support practitioners consider extra-familial risk when they conduct a child and family assessment. The Safety mapping tool is an exercise that practitioners can use with individual young people or groups of young people to identify areas where they feel safe and unsafe and to use these as the basis of developing a safety plan.
Considering Extra-Familial Risk in a C&F Assessment
The Assessment and Intervention Planning for Young People at Risk of Extra-Familial Harm: A Practice Guide was developed by Hackney’s Children and Families Services to support practitioners consider extra-familial risk when they conduct a child and family assessment.
Safety Mapping Tool
These new resources and podcast explain how to conduct safety mapping to help practitioners identify areas of risk and safety in their local neighbourhood. Safety mapping can be used for safety planning with children, families and networks.