Information and resources on assessment to aid decision-making on child safety, permanency, and well-being for children and families, from early identification of child and family challenges to report or referral for services, service delivery, and case closure.
- Comprehensive family assessment
- Assessing resource families
- Other types of assessment approaches
- Community needs assessment
Decision-Making Tools Library
National Resource Center for Child Protective Services
Provides frequently updated child protection decision-making resources currently used in States and territories.
Comprehensive Family Assessment Guidelines for Child Welfare
National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (2005)
Components of comprehensive family assessment, its relationship to service planning and service provision, and how child welfare agencies can support its use.