Social work)Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Bachelor Social work ( Australia)

Risk Assessment and Risk Management

1. What knowledge bases (e.g., values, theories, and skills) are needed to develop a framework for risk assessment and risk management?

2. Choose a risk assessment model within a designated area (child protection) describe the strengths and challenges of using the model.

3. How would you as a worker incorporate a risk assessment and risk management model into your own practice framework?

Assessment Criteria
Identification of appropriate knowledge bases needed to develop a framework for risk assessment and management.
Ability to clearly describe a link between appropriate knowledge bases and a framework for risk assessment and management.
Clear description of how risk assessment and risk management can be incorporated into a practice framework.
Analysis of the chosen risk assessment model.

To include these References

Clare, B. 2002, a?Family Reunification-Rhetoric and Risksa, Children Australia, Vol.27, No.3, pp.19-25.

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services 2012, Child safety services,

Shlonksy A. & Wagner D. 2005, a?The Next step: Integrating actuarial risk assessment and clinical judgement into an evidence-based practice framework in CPS case managementa, Children and Youth Services Review, vol.27, No. 4, pp.409-427.

Titterton, M 2005, Risk and risk taking in health and social welfare, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London.