Step by Step is a suite of training and assessment tools produced by ACWA for the out of home care context. It is necessary to participate in training to be registered to use these tools.
Current range of tools
Pre-authorisation training for carers
• Shared Lives for foster carers
• Shared Lives for relative or kinship carers
Assessment of carers
• Foster Care Assessment Tool
• Relative and Kinship Assessment Tool
• Guardianship Assessment Tool
• Child-Carer Matching Tool
• Carer Review Tool
See a video about how the current edition of assessment tools were developed.
Assessment of parents
• Parent Assessment for Restoration Tool
Additional e-learning Training
Contacts and enquiries
Accessing the Step by Step Assessment Report Templates
Registered users should refer to access instructions contained in your Registration Confirmation email, sent from email@example.com.