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									The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton
              Presents:



   Building Relationships &
        Creating Safety

Our Journey Using Signs Of Safety
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                  Rosina Harvey-Keeping

                          Shannon May

                         Michelle Taylor

                        Karen Chardola

                             Fred Magie

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                        Shawn Chisholm
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                  Hamilton,
                   Ontario
                   Canada




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Where is Hamilton, Ontario?




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Population of Hamilton:
505,000




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Our Neighbours


                     Niagara Falls




       Toronto


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Our Agency – 341 Employees




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Service Statistics 2008 -2009

 Intake Referrals: 6100

 Ongoing Family Services: 1210
  families

 Children In Care: 659
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Signs of Safety Gathering
2008 in Gateshead, England




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  Sharing Inspiration and
Clarifying Our Commitment




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After Gateshead

• Inspiration
• Challenging Assumptions
• The Practice Principles Survey




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The Trip to Carver County




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 Finding The Approach
Amongst The Differences




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Appreciative Inquiries That
  Changed Relationships




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 Building Relationships
With Workers and Families
    Through Mapping



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    Child and Family Team
         Conferences

• Domestic Violence
• Consultation and Support Team
  (CAST)
• Permanency Planning (PPC)
• Facilitator’s group

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Making Decisions Differently

• Disagreement between the Child’s
  Worker and his foster parent

• Worker was requesting child be moved
  because she was worried his needs
  were not being met. Foster Parent
  disagreed
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Mapping and Three Houses
January 2010 – Consult with Bill and
  Chad from Connected Families resulted
  in next steps:
• Completion of 3 houses with the child
• Mapping with foster parent about the
  problem
• Mapping with the worker about the
  problem
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DATA




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Observations




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Feedback




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My Own Practice




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      The Family
A Safety Network Experience




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What’s Going Well




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Worries




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Action Plan




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LESSONS




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     Our Journey
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