Across nation states, social work services have developed and implemented predictive assessment tools that utilize algorithms to calculate risk from large inter-linked databases. In this paper, we explore and compare the policy contexts for predictive tools in family and child protection services in England, Denmark and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Jørgensen, A. M., Webb, C., Keddell, E., & Ballantyne, N. (2021). Three roads to Rome? Comparative policy analysis of predictive tools in child protection services in Aotearoa New Zealand, England, & Denmark. Nordic Social Work Research, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1080/2156857X.2021.1999846