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Roadmap for Reform: Strong Families, Safe Children

The 'Roadmap for Reform, strong families, safe children' sets out our strategy for reform of children, youth and family services.

Neighbourhood Houses Co-ordination Program resources

The Neighbourhood House Coordination Program (NHCP) provides funding to Neighbourhood Houses, Neighbourhood House Networks and Neighbourhood Houses Victoria.

Victoria's 10-year mental health plan

Victoria's 10-year mental health plan outlines the government’s approach to work directly with people with a mental illness, their families and carers to co-produce and improve services.

Capability review of the Department of Health and Human Services

On 26 March 2015, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services engaged the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) to review the Department’s capability.

Client support practice framework

This framework outlines the Services Connect approach to providing client support services for those needing assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services and community service organisat

Senior Practitioner - Disability independent person toolkit

The toolkit, aims to provide plain English information and guidance around the independent person process.

Best interests case practice model - summary guide

This guide provides a foundation for working with children, including the unborn child, young people and families.

Physical restraint direction paper - Senior Practitioner

Physical restraint is the use of physical force to prevent, restrict or subdue movement of a person’s body or part of their body for the primary purpose of the behavioural control of a person with a d

Enabling choice for Aboriginal people living with disability

Enabling choice for Aboriginal people living with disability: Promoting access and inclusion outlines ten principles to assist departmental and community-based disability service providers to deliver

Authorised Program Officer practice advice

This guide provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of an Authorised Program Officer (APO) which must be considered by disability service providers when appointing an APO.