Creating a safety plan

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Creating a safety plan not only when behaviour is harmful, but also when it is problematic, is often a good idea. It helps with thinking through possible scenarios, and working to prevent them. (See appendix 5.)

Making the safety plan in cooperation with the child is encouraged, to clarify the adult is there to support them and provide assistance so that they do not commit unfortunate acts, and to be in agreement of what kind of supervision and assistance is needed, who does what, etc.