Move forward with purpose, vision, and clarity
Connect your teams and goals with a proven practice approach.
How Much More Can You Achieve with the Right Framework?
When you have seven “key priorities,” you really have zero priorities. By defining one clear focus for all your initiatives, you’ll unite your organization with purpose. This makes your staff more effective without miscommunication and burnout.
Build Trust in Families with a Consistent Experience
Give the families in your community peace of mind with consistent service delivery across your organization. Unified under a single practice model, you can create better long-term outcomes for families with less repeat maltreatment and fewer agency resources.
Empower Leaders to Affect Change at Every Level
The real impact in your child welfare organization begins at the top. Leaders invested in being the change can create buy-in among staff and propel positive momentum with a custom practice approach that touches the whole organization and beyond.
For Your Organization…
Take the burden off your staff
and prevent burn-out
Empower your teams
with a focused direction
Cast a vision
and build on it
Foster trust and communication
to prioritize safety
Give families the resources they need
with a well-oiled machine
Set clear expectations
Discover what a custom practice approach can do for your organization with a free organizational assessment
Forge Connections to Create Child Safety in the ReSolutions Together Practice Approach
Equip your team with a foundation of guiding principles, practical tools, and realistic processes based on tested methods from the field. With a family-wellbeing approach, our custom practice model empowers you to create hope, wellbeing, and safety by integrating your organization’s aspirations and equity efforts into one consistent practice.
Core Practice Tenants and Tools
Meet children and families where they are to build trust when and how they need it most in a system focused on child and family wellbeing.
- Sharing an Ongoing Assessment
- Gathering Perspectives
- Conversation Note
- Shared Ratings of Safety & Wellbeing Over Time
- Involving the Children with:
- 3 Houses
- Network Meeting Feedback & Dashboard
- Family Feedback & Dashboard
Practical tools enable your staff and natural networks to move past conflicting perspectives through deeper critical thinking and asking rather than telling.
- Maintaining the Ongoing Assessment through Assessment Summaries, including:
- Past Worries
- Past Success
- Critical Worries
- Essential Goals
- Involving the Children with Words & Pictures Explanations
- Network Safety Scale & Dashboard
Forge and maintain ongoing family relationships with intentionality, backed by the full support of natural networks and family resources.
- Involving the Children with:
- Safety House
- Safety Object
- Words & Pictures Safety Plans
- Actively Involving Natural Networks
- Family Safety Circles
- Network Member Self-Reflection Tool
- Ongoing Safety Network Meetings
- Network Meeting Feedback
- Safety & Wellbeing Journal
- Rigorous Planning for Safety & Wellbeing
- Stressors & Triggers
- Warning Signs
- Prevention Plan Rules
- Response Plan Rules
- Practicing, Monitoring & Refining Over Time
It’s time for more hope, wellbeing, and safety.
Making a Difference Together
We applied our 70+ years of combined child welfare experience to the Resolutions Approach by Susie Essex to bring you ReSolutions Together: the custom practice approach centered around child safety.
“I’ll emphasize again and again – for me the Resolutions Approach is all about building relational resilience.
That’s the bit I want for children. They know what the worries are, they know who to talk to, and they know there’s people who will take them seriously. Really – for any child – that’s what you need in life.“
– Susie Essex, BA Hons, CQSW, DSA, DASS
Susie is also the co-author of one of the Top 5 Child Welfare Books
The Resolutions Approach:
Working with ‘Denied’ Child Abuse
Designed by Leaders in Child Welfare
Our team knows firsthand what it takes to make meaningful change throughout a child welfare organization, starting at the frontline. More than 70 child welfare jurisdictions across North America have trusted SafeGenerations for consultation and training.
We explore different perspectives to grow connection and inclusion.
We extend care and empathy to our partners and the people they serve.
We are allies who tackle the tough stuff and honor all people while we do.
We lead with strong vision while recognizing that we always have room to grow.
We have fun while honoring the core purpose of the significant work we do.
40 Years of Child Welfare Best Practices
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