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Complex needs capable

Complex needs capable

Complex needs capableA practice resource for AOD services
This resource was developed to build capacity within the AOD non government sector in working with clients with complex needs such as acquired brain injury, intellectual disability, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and contact with the criminal justice system.

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This resource provides practice tips for workers and considerations for services in working with people with complex needs. It links theory to practice, provides information on what workers need to know about complex needs issues, screening and assessment, and appropriate tools for service use.

What’s in this resource?
The resource addresses the following topics:

  • understanding complex needs
  • cognitive Impairment
  • criminal justice contact
  • practice tips for workers
  • screening and assessment for cognitive impairment
  • making your service complex capable.

This resource is filled with practical information, links to resources and a comprehensive list for further reading. It also has a dedicated  website, where you can find the contents of a CD-ROM with additional resources. Visit complexneedscapable.org.au.

For more information, contact Rubi Montecinos on rubi@nada.org.au or phone on 02 8113 1312

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