Tools and resources for service providers

Tools and resources for service providers

Holistic Crisis Planning for Children Youth and Families: A Companion Guide for Providers
Holistic Crisis Planning for Adults and Families: A Companion Guide for Providers

Holistic crisis planning videos

Watch service providers demonstrate how to--and how not to--engage youth and families in crisis planning in three different settings:

Holistic crisis planning tools

Safety plan

This is an in-community, in-the-moment tool used by children, young adults, or parents to reduce or manage worsening symptoms, promote wanted behaviours, prevent or reduce the risk of harm or diffuse dangerous situations.

Advance communication to treatment providers template

This tool provides a method for persons or parents/guardians to communicate in advance and in writing to potential future providers of crisis support or intervention. Download the Advance Communication to Treatment Provider template:

Plan supplements

These are pre-formatted supplemental sheets that persons/families may find useful in organizing and efficiently communicating information that is commonly sought by treatment providers. Youth and/or parent(s)/guardian(s), choose to complete any or all of the sections, and add any or all of the sheets to their Safety Plan or Advance Communication. Download the plan supplement template:

Translated tools

The HCP tools are also available in French, Punjabi, Urdu and Polish.

HCP Tools in French:

HCP Tools in Punjabi:

HCP Tools in Urdu:

HCP Tools in Polish:

Evaluation materials

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