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Archive for October, 2009

Conversations about abusive practice

You are a social worker from a small rural provider, who suspects that within a family you are working with that violence is occurring. In the situation the social worker is providing a home based support service in an isolated setting. The worker has built up considerable rapport with the family, but suspected that there […]

Effective Interventions for the Alcohol and Others Drug Sector – Mobile Training

In New Zealand approximately 200,000 people are arrested each year, and a significant number are under the influence of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) at the time of arrest. It is estimated that up to 80% of offenders who appear in court have an AOD problem, and that 83% of prisoners in New Zealand have […]

Assisting Western Australia with Program Implementation

  Wednesday, 28 October 2009 Late last year HMA staff supported the introduction of a 137 hour Medium Intensity Violence Program into Western Australia. Over the past four months we have undertaken a number of additional training assignments to support the work of WA Department of Corrective Services. Ken was back in Perth running a […]