9 Strengths-Worries-Needs. Focusing on strengths gives hope that the youth or family can overcome this challenging time. Moving on to worries allows the entire team to talk about safety worries for the family. Keeping this element in the agenda and sharing the language of worries also makes it more likely that stakeholders will act if they believe the family is unsafe. Finally identifying the underlying needs of children and families enables the team to develop an individualized plan tailored to address them. The plan. The plan should be based on the underlying needs of the family starting with the children. Meeting these underlying needs will improve child safety and family functioning. As part of the plan teams often create a circle of support that gives the family ongoing assistance especially in difficult times. What Could Go Wrong This part of the meeting focuses on the possibilities that could prevent the plan from succeeding. In this section of the meeting the team agrees on how to intervene to keep the child safe. Ongoing engagement and teaming. This allows the worker and team members to track when things go well and when times get tough. Tracking and adapting is central to our work so the ongoing meetings allow the team to deepen their commitment to child safety as well as their ability to support the family after the case is closed.