Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Safety Assessment (Oregon)

03/01/2001

Barriers Identified
Domestic Violence

Number and Types of Questions
Eleven 'yes' or 'no' suggested questions about physical and emotional abuse, fear of partner, threats to the client or children, and stalking.

Target Population
TANF clients statewide

Methodological Information
Not available

Implementation
The Safety Assessment provides caseworkers with suggested questions meant to be asked in the office when the abuser is not around. The form is not placed in any packet a woman would take home due to the risk of abuse. The Safety Assessment is designed to make a general determination about the safety of the client and her children and is optional.

Cost
None

Source or Publisher
Oregon Adult and Family Services

State(s) Believed to be Using
Oregon

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