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Making Informed Decisions

23 November, 2021 Ann Porter Parents

Real Life Tips - Making Informed Decisions

Step 1

  • What decision do I need to make?
  • How long do I have to make this decision?
  • What is my role in this process?

Step 2

  • What are my options?
  • What are the possible benefits and risks of each option?
  • How would this decision affect my child?
  • How would this decision affect my family?

Step 3

  • Do I understand the consequences of choosing each option?
  • Am I clear about the benefits and risks that matter most to me?
  • Who else is involved in this decision?
  • Which option do I prefer?
  • Is this person pressuring me?
  • How can they support me?

Step 4

  • What role do I want in making this decision?
  • Do I have enough support and advice to make this decision?
  • Do I feel this is the right choice for my child and family?
  • What is making it hard to make this decision?

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