Resources/Toolkits

Resources and research

National Police Check Frequently Asked Questions (2013)

NADA has developed an FAQ document surrounding the management of criminal record checks and how they impact policies, procedures and operations within the NGO drug and alcohol sector. The document includes information on recruitment processes, organisational responsibilities and the relevant anti-discrimination laws in relation to hiring employees with a criminal record.    

 

Quality Improvement

Quality Improvement Resource Tool for Non Government Drug and Alcohol Organisations - Version 2 (2013)

NADA has partnered with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) to develop a specific resource to support non government drug and alcohol organisations understand and apply ACHS' EQuIP5 Standards. This QI Resource Tool provides explanations for EQuIP5's Standards, Criterion and Elements; and suggests evidence that may assist in developing your organisation's quality improvement program and attaining accreditation. 

 

Case Notes

Take Note! A practice guide to writing case notes: A comparison with the NSW jurisdiction, Legal Aid NSW. To be read alsong side Take Note! A practice guide to writing case notes developed by Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre. Click here to order the Take Note resource.

 


Complex Needs

Complex needs Capable: A Practice Resource for Drug and Alcohol Services (2013)

NGO Practice Ehanacement Program: Working with Complex Needs Initiative Literature Review and Member Consultation Report (2011)  

NADA Online Database User Manual (2011) Hard copies are available, please call 02 8113 1309.


No Bars Resources (please contact Ciara for hardcopies)
No Bars Training Flyer (2011)
No Bars Information Booklet (2011)
No Bars Information Sheet (2011)
No Bars Website (2011))


NADA Policy toolkit

NADA Policy Toolkit (2010)
NADA Policy Toolkit Feedback Report (2011)

NADA Policy Toolkit Review


NADA Governance toolkit

NADA Governance toolkit (2011)


Working with families and carers toolkit

Tools for Change: A new way of working with families and carers (2009)


Outcome and Assessment Measures
A Review of Screening, Assessment and Outcome Measures for Drug and Alcohol Settings (2009)
Summary Table of Outcome Measures


Other

Planning Framework and User Guidebook: Outcome based planning and reporting framework user guidebook for Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Services (2010)

This Outcome Based Planning and Reporting Framework and User Guide have been developed for Aboriginal drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation treatment services. The resource was developed with the input of Managers from Aboriginal Residential drug and alcohol treatment services in NSW for the use by the specialist drug and alcohol sector. The service planning framework will provide organisations with guidance on how to incorporate best practice service delivery with organisational management and governance. The service planning framework makes reference to areas such as quality improvement, funding and performance management, risk management and employee professional development.

NADA and ACHS Quality Improvement Resource Tool (2009)


NSW Alcohol and other Drug Non Government Sector Workforce Profile and Issues (2008)


Training Needs Assessment of NGO Alcohol and other Drug Agencies in NSW (2007)