What is a safety plan for a child? A safety plan is a strategy that involves identifying the steps the child/ youth can take to increase safety. A safety plan helps to prepare for the possibility of further violence and provides guidelines to follow if their safety is at risk.
What is a safety plan with CPS CA? A safety plan is a written agreement that the child protective services (CPS) caseworker develops with the family that clearly describes the safety services that will be used to manage threats to a child’s safety.
How long does a CPS safety plan last Texas? Safety Plans and Family Based Safety Services can be from 60 – 90 days or longer, depending on what is needed. If you have a Safety Plan and your child is placed with someone else, the placement should last no more than 90 days, although you can reach an agreement with CPS that it continue for 6 months or longer.
What is an SDM safety plan? A Structured Decision Making (SDM) Safety Plan is a short-term action plan for changed behavior that: Immediately responds to clearly identified safety threats from the SDM Safety Assessment(s)