Working in partnership with the Justice Center, the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, the Office of Mental Health, the Office of Children and Family Services, the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the State Education Department have developed a Self-Assessment for an Abuse Free Environment tool for provider agencies to self-evaluate their program(s) for risk of abuse and neglect.

The self-assessment tool has has been tailored to the specific characteristics of each service delivery system. It also contains suggested strategies to mitigate the identified areas of risk.