Step by Step 2016
About Step by Step 2016
Step by Step 2016 is a comprehensive range of carer assessment tools. First developed by ACWA in 2003, these tools have been regularly revised.
The 2016 edition provides reliable assessment tools underpinned by clearly articulated benchmarks of competency. This enables consistent carer assessment decisions to be made at a number of key points in the out-of-home care process.
ACWA has produced a short video (7 mins) you can view to find out about how Step by Step 2016 was developed and the carer assessment framework that underpins this suite of resources.
The Step by Step 2016 range
Please Note: Only Registered Users of Step by Step 2016 can log to access the resources.
In development, available 2017
- OOHC to Adoption Assessment Tool
- Pre-authorisation Training Tool (revision of Shared Stories, Shared Lives)
Registration to use Step by Step 2016
ACWA recognises that good assessment decisions require not just a good assessment tool, but skilled assessors able to exercise professional judgement.
The Step by Step 2016 registration process requires practitioners to demonstrate their assessment skills before using the carer assessment resources.
Only Registered Users of Step by Step 2016 can log to access the resources.
Go to Getting Registered to find out about the pathways to become a Registered User of Step by Step 2016.