Safeguards: Addressing Personal Vulnerability Through Planning


Workshop Audience: Parents, Professional
Part of a good life is feeling safe from harm where you live, go to school, work or play. Harm can be physical, emotional or financial. One important way to make sure that people are safe from harm is through implementing Safeguards. Safeguards are specific actions that help reduce the risk that someone will be harmed. This workshop will explore the following six steps to safeguarding through planning:

– Develop a safeguarding mentality
– Apply a safeguarding lens to a personal plan
– Understand risk and the dignity of risk taking
–  Identify ways to address risk
– Design new or improved safeguards
–  Implement and renew safeguards