Showcase: Safety Outcomes and Decision-Making Approaches

Explore models and approaches for targeting safety outcomes.

Publication year: 2017
Capacity Building Center for States
Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative


Provides jurisdictions with information on models and approaches for targeting safety outcomes. This showcase highlights several examples, including: using decision-making models, such as the ACTION for Child Protection Safety Assessment Family Evaluation Model (SAFE Model) and Structured Decision Making (SDM); using practice models that incorporate safety assessments to support decision-making (such as the Signs of Safety practice model); teaming during different decision-making points; and using existing data to engage in predictive analytics.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2017). Showcase: Safety outcomes and decision-making approaches. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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