Section 1, Chapter 6 (Case Mapping and Risk Assessment) – Overview

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Chapter 6 Overview

This chapter explains the Signs of Safety framework for case mapping and family risk assessment. The Family Risk Assessment Map (CD-220) serves as the Children’s Division’s formal assessment of the family.

Table of Contents

6.1 Practice Elements

6.2 Three Columns and Case Mapping

6.2.1 Harm Statements

6.2.2 Danger Statements

6.2.3 Complicating Factors

6.2.4 Existing Strengths and Existing Safety

6.2.5 Safety Goals

6.2.6 Next Steps

6.2.7 Scaling

6.2.8 Documenting the Mapping Conversation