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Rural and Remote Disability Employment Assistance Study

This report identified funding principles to enable innovation in disability employment assistance service provision in remote and rural areas.

Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report focuses on a comprehensive range of health issues concerning people living in rural, regional and remote Australia.

Service Delivery Complexities: Early Intervention for Children With Physical Disabilities

This study aimed at understanding the experiences of early intervention staff delivering services to children with physical disabilities and their families. The study stressed the usefulness of family-centred practice, flexible service provisions, teamwork, inter-agency coordination and skills.

Service user group preferences of social work students in seven countries

This paper examined the commitment of social work graduates to disadvantaged populations. The graduates showed the highest preference for working with victims of abuse. By contrast, preference for working with people with a disability was relatively low.

Social Policy and Society

Social Policy and Society

Social Policy and Society is an international academic journal sponsored by the UK Social Policy Association. The journal welcomes stimulating original articles that draw upon contemporary policy-related research and associated developments in the social sciences.

Standardised Observation Analogue Procedure (SOAP) for assessing parent and child behaviours in clinical trials

This article seeks to explore the use of a Standardised Observational Analogue Procedure (SOAP) for assessment of parent-child behaviour in clinical trails.

Strengthening the state - A snapshot of Victoria’s

This report aims to provide a snapshot of community sector organisations operating as registered charities in Victoria.

Suicide prevention training after traumatic brain injury: Evaluation of a staff training workshop.

This study evaluated a suicide prevention training workshop for staff working in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The workshop was effective in increasing staff knowledge and skills.

Support staff in a sample of Australian community-based services for people with a disability: career intentions, personal characteristics and professional development needs

This study reports the characteristics, career intentions and professional development needs of staff from a wide variety of services for people with a disability in NSW, Australia.

Supported Decision-Making for People with Cognitive Impairments: An Australian Perspective?

This paper focuses on Australian and overseas law reform and policy initiatives to tackle challenges posed by special programs (such as the NDIS). It will be of interest to people thinking about supported decision making in the context of current reforms occurring around Tier 2 (now called ILC).

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