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How do I assess an emergency family placement?

How do I assess an emergency family placement?

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There are instances when conducting an emergency assessment is a necessary process for  a child that for various reasons may need to suddenly reintegrate. With various factors coming into play, the foremost necessity is to ensure that the placement is safe.

When many children were put in this situation during the COVID-19 pandemic, SFAC created an integral guide on assessing emergency placements that still helps inform emergency placements aside from the pandemic era. This is a resource that your team should use to help ensure that children are placed in a safe environment.