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Aboriginal Family Health Workers - Operational Guidelines

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2009_001

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Baby and child
Clinical/ Patient Services - Governance and Service Delivery
Population Health - Health Promotion

Summary
These Operational Guidelines identify specific requirements of the Aboriginal Family Health Workers. The Guidelines aim to ensure the workers are well supported in their role to reduce the incidence and prevalence of family violence, sexual assault and child abuse within Aboriginal communities and to strengthen families and communities. The Guidelines describe the role of the Aboriginal Family Health Workers, orientation, mandatory training and professional development requirements, supervision, mentoring, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and the job description. The Operational Guidelines are intended to complement and supplement existing human resource policies and procedures.

Date of Publication: 06 February 2009

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Aboriginal Health

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Community Health Centres, NSW Dept of Health, Public Health Units

Audience: All staff

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Divisions of General Practice, NSW Ambulance Service , NSW Department of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Review Date: 06 February 2012

File No: 07/1070-2

Status: Active

File link: Aboriginal Family Health Workers - Operational Guidelines
File size: 1130Kb

Aboriginal Family Health Workers - Operational Guidelines

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