Category: Assessment: Children

Voice of the Child Toolkit
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Voice of the Child Toolkit

The Voice of the Child Toolkit, developed by Derby City Council, offers a collection of useful tools designed to engage and hear the perspectives of children and young people. This…

The Safety House: A child protection tool for involving Children in Safety Planning
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The Safety House: A child protection tool for involving Children in Safety Planning

“The Safety House: Involving Children in Safety Planning” is a practical tool designed to engage children in the process of safety planning within child protection systems. Developed by Sonja Parker,…

The Child Assessment Framework: Key Areas & Checklists for Social Work Assessments
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The Child Assessment Framework: Key Areas & Checklists for Social Work Assessments

The Child Assessment Framework: Key Areas & Checklists for Social Work Assessments is an invaluable resource that assists social workers in systematically gathering essential information to promote the well-being and…

Neglect Toolkit for Practitioners: Assessment tools, checklist, questionnaires, worksheets
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Neglect Toolkit for Practitioners: Assessment tools, checklist, questionnaires, worksheets

The Neglect Toolkit for Practitioners is an exceptional resource developed by East Sussex County Council. This toolkit provides a wide range of assessment tools, checklists, questionnaires, and worksheets to support…

Child Protection Home Visit: Practical Guidance
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Child Protection Home Visit: Practical Guidance

(You can download the guidance below in a PDF document here.) WHEN THERE IS NO ANSWER WHEN YOU KNOCK: If the family does not answer the door when you knock, listen…

Parents, Pints & Pills: Booklet for young people who live with someone with a drug or alcohol problem
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Parents, Pints & Pills: Booklet for young people who live with someone with a drug or alcohol problem

Parents, Pints & Pills is a booklet created by young carers for young people living with a family member with a drug or alcohol problem. It provides valuable support and…

All about me: Direct work sheets & activities (booklet)
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All about me: Direct work sheets & activities (booklet)

The All About Me: Direct Work Sheets & Activities booklet is an engaging and interactive resource developed by Socialworkerstoolbox.com. With 40 thoughtfully designed sheets, it aims to prioritise the voice…

Child and Youth Participation Toolkit (wishes/feelings direct work worksheets/activities)
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Child and Youth Participation Toolkit (wishes/feelings direct work worksheets/activities)

The Child and Youth Participation Toolkit, developed by Tusla Child and Family Agency, is an invaluable resource designed to facilitate meaningful engagement with children and young people. This comprehensive toolkit…

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30+ tools for 1:1 work with children (assessment, planning & intervention)

The Kids Central Toolkit aims to provide workers and services with information, resources and tools to use child-centred approaches in their work with children, young people and families. The Toolkit…

Direct Work with Children & Young People: Resource Pack
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Direct Work with Children & Young People: Resource Pack

The “Direct Work Resource Pack” is an invaluable compilation of tools and interventions designed for professionals engaged in direct work with children and young people. This helpful resource pack provides…

This is my World: Gathering child's views on self, family, friendships, school, illness & the future
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This is my World: Gathering child’s views on self, family, friendships, school, illness & the future

“This is My World” is an invaluable workbook created to support therapists in their work with children and adolescents diagnosed with a medical illness. The workbook contains a range of activities…

Female genital mutilation (FGM) risk assessment templates
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) risk assessment templates

The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Risk Assessment Templates are a set of four documents designed to assist social workers in assessing the risk of FGM in different scenarios. The templates…

Observations Checklist: what to look for in assessing attachment and bonding (tool)
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Observations Checklist: what to look for in assessing attachment and bonding (tool)

The Attachment and Bonding Observations Checklist is a tool that outlines specific behaviors to observe when assessing the attachment and bonding between a child and their parent or caregiver. The…

Children’s Participation Toolkit for Social Workers (activities & worksheets)
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Children’s Participation Toolkit for Social Workers (activities & worksheets)

The Children’s Participation Toolkit for Social Workers is a comprehensive booklet designed to facilitate the active involvement of children in the social work process. Packed with engaging activities, worksheets, and…

‘Say it your own way’: 40+ worksheets facilitating children's participation in assessment
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‘Say it your own way’: 40+ worksheets facilitating children’s participation in assessment

‘Say it your own way’ is an inclusive and empowering booklet that prioritises the voice of the child, their wishes, feelings, and views. It consists of 40+ engaging worksheets designed…

Getting to know a child's routine activity tool
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Getting to know a child’s routine activity tool

The ‘Getting to know a child’s routine activity tool’ supports social workers to gain an understanding of a child’s or young person’s daily routine in an engaging way. The document…

Sexual behaviours traffic light tool
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Sexual behaviours traffic light tool

This traffic light tool helps professionals categorise children’s sexual behaviors as green (healthy), amber (concerning), or red (harmful) across four age bands. It includes extensive examples of behaviors in each…

Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional Development Screening Tool (ASQ:SE-2)
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Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional Development Screening Tool (ASQ:SE-2)

ASQ:SE-2 is a set of questionnaires about children’s social-emotional development from 6 to 60 months which can be self-administered by parents/caregivers. Doing this screening provides a quick look at how…

How it looks to me (Assessing wishes & feelings worksheets)
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How it looks to me (Assessing wishes & feelings worksheets)

The Child Impact Tool  is an interactive and colourful booklet developed by CAFCASS which empowers social workers by facilitating direct communication with children, enabling them to express wishes and feelings…

Solution-focused practice - A toolkit for children & young people (44 tools, games, activities, exercises) direct work wishes feelings
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Solution-focused practice – A toolkit for children & young people (44 tools, games, activities, exercises)

The “Solution-focused Practice – A Toolkit for Children & Young People” is a practical guide developed by NSPCC for professionals who work with children and young people between the ages…

FREE DOWNLOAD OF ALL ABOUT ME BOOKLET (21 PAGES)
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All about me booklet (21 pages)

The ‘All About Me’ booklet is a 21-page resource full of colourful worksheets intended for direct work with children. It is designed to help social workers explore various aspects of…

Ages & Stages Questionnaires ASQ-3 (Child development screening tool)
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Ages & Stages Questionnaires ASQ-3 (Child development screening tool)

The Ages & Stages Questionnaires ASQ-3 is a comprehensive set of questionnaires designed to assess children’s development from 2 to 66 months. These questionnaires can be easily administered by parents…

About Me Sentence Completion
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About Me Sentence Completion

The About Me Sentence Completion worksheet is a valuable tool designed to help social workers gain insight into a child’s self-perception, positive traits, and accomplishments. By providing a series of…

Children’s Wishes and Feelings Shield: To help children participate in social care and protection assessments
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Children’s Wishes and Feelings Shield: To help children participate in social care and protection assessments

The Children’s Wishes and Feelings Shield is a valuable tool designed to empower children and enable their active participation in social care and protection assessments. This worksheet is specifically created…

Three houses tool free template pdf social work
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The Three Houses templates

The Three Houses template is a valuable tool that social workers can use to engage children in meaningful conversations about their thoughts, feelings, and aspirations. This creative and interactive tool…

15-point Checklist for Resilience
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15-point Checklist for Resilience

The 15-point checklist for resilience is a valuable tool used to identify and assess resilience in children. Developed by Dr. Michael Ungar, based on Grotberg’s work (1997), this checklist includes…

The Family Activity Scale
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The Family Activity Scale

The Family Activity Scale is a valuable assessment tool designed to examine the environment and level of engagement provided for children within their family. It offers practitioners an opportunity to…

The Adolescent Wellbeing Scale
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The Adolescent Wellbeing Scale

The Adolescent Wellbeing Scale is a concise questionnaire designed to gather insights into an adolescent’s overall wellbeing. With 18 questions covering various aspects of their life, it provides valuable information…

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Face Emotions Sheet

The Face Emotions Sheet is a tool used by social workers to help identify and understand the emotions experienced by children. It consists of various facial expressions representing different emotions….

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Feelings Board Game

The “Feelings Board Game” is a simple yet engaging game designed to encourage players to explore their emotions in a fun and interactive way. Here’s how it works: Roll the…