Section 1 – Missouri Practice Model

Section 1 – Missouri Practice Model

Chapter 1 – Practice Model Overview

  • 1.1 – Five Domains of Wellbeing Overview
  • 1.2 – Trauma Informed Practice Overview
  • 1.3 – Signs of Safety Overview
  • 1.4 – Team Decision Making Overview

Chapter 2 – Family Engagement

  • 2.1 – Practice Principles that Build Family Engagement
  • 2.2 – Trauma Informed Guidance on Initial Contact with Parent/Caregiver
  • 2.3 – ‘Denied’ Child Abuse

Chapter 3 – Safety and Wellbeing Through Trauma Informed Practice

  • 3.1 – Social Connectedness
  • 3.2 – Stability
  • 3.3 – Safety
  • 3.4 – Mastery
  • 3.5 – Meaningful Access to Relevant Resources

Chapter 4 – A Questioning Approach

  • 4.1 – Types of Questions
  • 4.2 – EARS
  • 4.3 – Turning Questions into Conversations: EARS Questioning Strategy for Signs of Safety Mapping Using the Four Column Form

Chapter 5 – Understanding and Assessing Child Safety

  • 5.1 – Principles of Safety Assessment and Intervention
  • 5.2 – Safety versus Risk
  • 5.3 – Safety Assessment
    • 5.3.1 – Threats to Child Safety
    • 5.3.2 – Child Vulnerability
    • 5.3.3 – Caregiver’s Protective Capacities

Chapter 6 – Case Mapping and Risk Assessment

  • 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

Chapter 7 – Engaging Children and Youth

  • 7.1 – Three Houses Tool
  • 7.2 – Fairy/Wizard Tool
  • 7.3 – Words and Pictures

Chapter 8 – Creating Safety Networks

  • 8.1 – Safety Circles Tool
  • 8.2 – Inviting People to the Network
  • 8.3 – Activities of the Network
  • 8.4 – Safety Network Meetings

Chapter 9 – Safety Planning

  • 9.1 – Immediate Safety Intervention
    • 9.1.1 – Components of the Immediate Safety Intervention Plan (CD-263)
  • 9.2 – Background Checks for Diversion Placements
  • 9.3 – Skillful Use of Authority
  • 9.4 – Family Safety Planning
    • 9.4.1 – Components of the Family Safety Planning Document (CD-267)
  • 9.5 – Bottom Lines

Chapter 10 – Team Decision Making

  • 10.1 – Key Elements
  • 10.2 – Stages of the Meeting
  • 10.3 – Types of TDM Meetings

Chapter 11 – Case Planning Using Trajectories

  • 11.1 – Case Trajectory Example

Chapter 12 – Case Closure

  • 12.1 – Preparing for Termination of Services
  • 12.2 – Building Support Systems through Safety Networks
  • 12.3 – Family Reactions to Case Closure
  • 12.4 – Appreciative Inquiry