Social Work

Social Work

Person Centred – Trauma Informed – Strengths Focused

Our AASW accredited Social Workers have a diverse range of background and skill sets. Being human rights oriented, they work with empathy, integrity and provide a space that is safe and respectful.

Utilising the Improved Daily Living budget, we can provide the following support

Safeguarding Assessment
This is an in-depth assessment which takes a person on a journey to express their needs, wants and desires and identified any risks in their environment that may be causing them harm. This assessment also looks at life transitions and forward planning and develops strategies to help a person feel more prepared.  This assessment can take between 6 and 10 hours

Person Centred Support Plan
This is developed after the Safeguarding assessment to provide guidance to support staff on how to best support the person. The development and implementation of this plan can take between 2 and 4 hours

Assessment of Sexual Knowledge
This in-depth assessment takes a person through question with pictures to gain an understanding into their level of sexual knowledge. A details report is written which outlines reccomendations and areas for capcity building and identifies risks to abuse and explanation with strategies for safeguarding. This can be a great basis for building an individual eduction program to support someone to be secually safe and have safe relationshis. This assessment can take between 8 and 12 hours.

Mental Heath Safeguarding Assessment 
Identifying and responding to violent and aggressive behaviour. This assessment is to support people that may be at risk to themselves or others, involving a consideration of risk factors such as vulnerability, mental illness, situational triggers and environmental factors. This assessment can safeguard the person and provide support strategies and recommendations to workers. This assessment can take between 1 and 2 hours. To ocmplete a report with recommendations and implementation, this will be an additional 2 to 4 hours.

Personal Support Plan
Working with the Person to develop strategies for times of overwhelm and crisis. This can include strategies and recommendations for support workers.

NDIS Reports and Recommendations
Often the NDIA require clinical reports to provide evidence and recommendation for the support a person requires.
This is where our Social workers can help. We can write clinical reports and recommendations as well as reviewing other clinical reports to make further recommendations

Positive Behaviour Support 

Using a person centred and human rights approach, our Positive Behaviour Support is individual, and we understand that to see a change in perceived challenging behaviours, a person needs to feel safe and be able to communicate their needs.

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