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Worker Safety Literature ReviewThis report is designed to review protocols and procedures for ensuring workplace safety in health and human service agencies. The …2016
Public Child Welfare Workers’ Safety Experiences: Predictors and Impact on Job Withdrawal Using Mixed-Methods ApproachThis paper describes a qualitative study to understand both child welfare workers’ safety experiences during their home visits, and the …2011
NASW Guidelines for Social Worker SafetyThese guidelines address safety within the context of social work practice and aim to inform social workers, policymakers, employers, and …2013
The Child Welfare Worker Safety GuideThis document defines child welfare worker safety, identifies potential causes of child welfare worker safety risk, and provides recommendations for …, 2017
Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child welfare, describes prevention strategies, suggests a …, 2018
Mind the Gap #10: Peer Mentoring, Crisis Response & Resilience-building – NJ DCF’s Worker2WorkerDuring this webinar, presenters deacribe the NJ Worker2Worker program, a confidential peer-counseling helpline and support approach for employees in the Department’s …, 2017
Worker Safety When There Is Domestic ViolenceThis webpage provides safety tips to child protection workers working with families struggling with domestic violence and face increased risk …2016
Social Worker SafetyThis webpage provides resources from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and other relevant links to materials on Social …2017
Staying Safe on the Job in Child WelfareThis brief provides new resources and explores topics such as guns in the home, safety around dogs, universal precautions, and …2016
Personal Safety for the DCF ProfessionalThis chart provides important safety tips for different professional settings. Add to My Resources 02015
The Four A’s of Safety: Safety Awareness for the Child Welfare ProfessionalThis chart provides examples of questions to ask related to the important elements of safety. Add to My Resources 02015
Home Visitor Safety Guide (OR)This guide establishes a basic set of standards that home visiting programs can use to ensure the safety of their …2014
Safety Awareness For the Child Welfare Professional – Participant Guide (NJ)This training is designed to provide participants with information to increase knowledge of safety-related issues in child welfare practice and …2015
Child Welfare Education & Training Partnership New Worker Safety Trainer Manual (IN)This curriculum provides new Family Case Managers information on risk management and safety awareness, teaches staff to recognize unsafe situations …2014
Child Welfare Education & Training Partnership Experienced Worker Safety Trainer Manual (IN)This curriculum provides experienced Family Case Managers a refresher on risk management and safety awareness, reminding workers to recognize unsafe …2012
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Domestic Violence and Worker SafetyThis webpage provides resources that describe the risk factors and special safety precautions child welfare workers may need to take …2012
Tips for Making Home Visits in Child WelfareThis article offers general tips for building rapport physical safety and ethical consideration for social workers to consider when making …2011
Paying Attention to Worker Safety in Domestic Violence CasesThis is a blog post offers ways to minimize danger when dealing with perpetrators of domestic violence. Add to My …2019
Workplace safety: Policy RecommendationsThis webpage provided by NASW-MA Chapter, offers policy recommendations and resources to reduce risk to clients, direct service staff, management …2014
Safety Tips for Home Visits from a Veteran NYC Social WorkerThis webpage includes a list of safety tips for all social workers whose jobs include field work, but some are …2019
Safety and Security While in the FieldThis video from a Community Police Officer provides safety and security tips while in the field and life in general.  …2012
Home Visitor Safety: General Safety Guidelines – PPT (OK)This presentation aims to teach participants to identify and understand the importance of maintaining a safe environment for working in …2019
Home Visitor Safety: General Safety Guidelines – video (OK)This video aims to teach participants to identify and understand the importance of maintaining a safe environment for working in …, 2019
Personal Safety for Social WorkersThis video focuses on personal safety issues that social workers face on a regular basis including how to deal with …2010
Supervisor Checklist: Safety for Direct Services Staff (OH)This document provides a list of Items to periodically review, at regular intervals or when a safety incident warrants immediate …2015
Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service WorkersThe publication includes industry best practices and highlights the most effective ways to reduce the risk of violence in various …2015
Field and Office Worker Safety GuidelinesThis document has been developed to help assure the safety of Division of Public Health employees in the workplace. It …2013
Assessing Client Dangerousness to Self and Others: Stratified Risk Management ApproachesThis document provides guidance to students or practitioners regarding ethical standards, risk assessment, and response to prevent clients from harming …2013
Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child welfare, describes prevention strategies, suggests a …, , 2018
EveryDay Self Defense Personal Safety Tip SheetThis tip sheet provides safety recommendations on how to stay safe including: the basics, in your client’s home, on the …2019