Practice Resources: Disability Awareness

Directorate: Child and Family

Division: Strategy Policy & Commissioning

Project summary

Focus Area: 

  • Improving access to mainstream services through better systems and processes.

Project objective

Scope and cost adaptation of the Justice e-learning module: Disability and Flexible Service Delivery and its implementation among frontline staff to increase awareness of responsibilities to people with disability.

The challenge

  1. There is a need to uplift DCJ staff capability in identifying and working with people with disability.
  2. To enable DCJ staff to better meet the service needs of children and young people with disability and improve outcomes.

What will success look like?

Agencies aligning their policies with the best practice standards

  1. Project and cost to implement will be scoped
  2. Decision to progress and timeline for implementation will be determined.

Status report

Current Status: Proposed

Date: July 2022

Status Notes:


Last updated:

01 Mar 2023

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