Safety planning is an essential element of work with all children affected by domestic abuse. If a child or young person is still living with domestic abuse, safety planning may be the only work social workers can undertake.
The tool includes ‘My book about keeping safe’ which has been designed to
- To enable the child or young person to identify a safe place to go if there is an incident in the home.
- To identify safe adults around the child or young person who they can turn to if they are feeling scared or upset about something.
- To ensure the child or young person has age appropriate awareness of how to get help when in danger.
and an additional Safety Planning Programme.