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Safety and risk screen
The safety and risk screen identifies if there are concerns that warrant immediate action by Oranga Tamariki to secure the safety of te tamaiti.
Child/young person and family consult
The consult aims to increase safety for te tamaiti or rangatahi by using the existing strengths and resources of the whānau or family to address areas of danger or harm.
SACS, Kessler and Suicide screens (SKS)
The SKS screens help us assess whether te tamaiti is dealing with substance abuse issues, suffering from psychological distress, or at risk of death by suicide.
Suicide risk tool — question prompt examples
This tool provides some example questions to ask a young person who might be at risk of suicide.
A gateway assessment is an interagency process that helps to clarify and identify ways to address the health and education needs of tamariki we work with.
Three Houses engagement tool
The Three Houses are a visual way to identify strengths, risks and vulnerabilities as well as the hopes and dreams of te tamaiti and their whānau or family.
Using scaling questions
Scaling questions are a valuable assessment tool. They assume that things happen on a continuum and open up room for discussion about what could be different.
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