Health program evaluation northern territory emergency response
In northern territory emergency response: evaluation report 2011 debbie scott and daryl higgins this chapter reviews the impact of the northern territory emergency response (nter) on supporting families and improving the safety, health, and wellbeing of indigenous children. Introduction: this evaluation is based on the outcome of the northern territory emergency response (nter) program which was aimed at examining whether specific measures had been effective and comprehensive and led to improved and sustainable outcomes in safety, health, education and employment of indigenous people in australia(1. The northern territory national emergency response (also referred to as the intervention) was a package of changes to welfare provision, law enforcement, land tenure and other measures, introduced by the australian federal government under john howard in 2007 to address allegations of rampant child sexual abuse and neglect in northern. Healthy school-aged kids: the northern territory school-age child health promotion program manual for remote communities, 2nd edn darwin, nt: department of health and community services, 2007 darwin, nt: department of health and community services, 2007. The northern territory national emergency response (also referred to as the intervention) was a package of changes to welfare provision, law enforcement, land tenure and other measures, introduced by the australian federal government under john howard in 2007 to address allegations of rampant child sexual abuse and neglect in northern territory aboriginal communities.
On 12 march 2010, the australian indigenous doctors’ association (aida) launched a health impact assessment of the australian government’s northern territory emergency response to protect aboriginal children. Evaluation of the aboriginal and torres strait islander education action plan 2010-2014 review of the australian institute of aboriginal and torres strait islander studies (aiatsis) northern territory emergency response evaluation report 2011. Aida has conducted a health impact assessment of the northern territory emergency response in collaboration with the university of new south wales’ centre for health equity training, research and evaluation, and with assistance and financial support from the fred hollows foundation. On the northern territory emergency service webpage under funding programs applicants are invited to review that list to gain an indication of the range of eligible projects in different jurisdictions.
Palmerston regional hospital is a brand new 116 bed hospital specialising in rehabilitation and geriatric evaluation and management services as well as having a 24/7 emergency department, medical ward, day surgery, maternity, and outpatient clinics. The federal government’s intervention (northern territory emergency response- nter- and now stronger futures nt- sfnt) (2007-) and the nt government alcohol reform strategy ‘enough is enough’ (2011 -2012. Aboriginal and torres strait islander health equity it includes policy case studies on the northern territory emergency response and the closing the gap strategy, and the lowitja institute is a partner in the centre process for program development and evaluation investigators: dr michael bentley, mr paul laris key staff.
Facts & info myths and facts northern territory intervention 'fails on human rights' and closing the gap - 8 feb 2016prof jon altman, from the alfred deakin centre for citizenship and globalisation, said the castan centre’s evaluation of the intervention was too generous. This is the second progress report to provide findings on health conditions identified, and referrals made, during child health checks (chcs) that were undertaken as part of the northern territory emergency response (nter) child health check initiative (chci. But an abs social survey showed that in 2005-06 (the year prior to the northern territory emergency response) only 42% of substantiated reports for aboriginal child abuse and neglect were for sexual abuse compared to 93% of non-aboriginal nt children. A crisis assessment and treatment team (catt) provides immediate help during a mental health crisis experiencing or caring for someone during a mental health crisis can be frightening but help is available 24 hours a day. Northern territory emergency response review board on the program includes stakeholders in program delivery and evaluation program communicates evaluation results and outcomes to intended beneficiaries central land council, reviewing the northern territory emergency response: perspectives from six communities, central land.
Iv northern territory emergency response: evaluation report 2011 a key gap in the evaluative evidence that we have addressed was the systematic collection of data about the experiences and views of local people from nter communities. Resource health impact assessment of the northern territory emergency response research report health impact assessment of the northern territory emergency response 18 mar 2010 the report assesses the potential health impacts of the intervention on all aspects of indigenous health and wellbeing, not just physical health. Emergency response (nter) and a description of the governance, funding arrangements and the measures and sub-measures through which the nter was implemented in remote northern territory communities up to 30 june 2008.
Health program evaluation northern territory emergency response
Ian government’s northern territory emergency response to protect aboriginal children the report of the assessment was potential health impacts of a proposed policy, program or project on the health of a population, and it makes practical research and evaluation, unsw health impact assessment of the northern territory emergency. Effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions by involving procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate the framework for evaluation in public health  guides public health professionals in their use of program evaluation. Northern territory all hazards emergency management director, northern territory emergency service commander, headquarters northern command chief executive, department of housing, local government and regional services d part 3 – emergency response/recovery and e part 4 – public information f part 5 - emergency.
In august 2007, the australian federal government, under the leadership of prime minister john howard and the minister for indigenous affairs mal brough, rolled out a policy titled the northern territory emergency response, which has become more infamously known as the intervention. Architects and supporters of the northern territory emergency response (the intervention) mobilised a range of ideas about aboriginality to introduce and justify the policy program these representations link aboriginality to abuse of aboriginal children, establishing a debate about the nature and. Too much 'dreaming': evaluations of the northern territory national emergency response intervention 2007-2012 by jon altman and susie russell, evidence base 2012, issue 3, is now available for free download.
Cards in july 2018 highlighting self-referral to aod, emergency response to bdr evaluation report recommendations july 2018 the program is a health promotion initiative that seeks to build resilience in young people to prevent alcohol and risk-related trauma and. Health and wellbeing of students student health print page feedback health and wellbeing of students hide menu school staff do not wait for parent approval before taking emergency action this emergency response is part of the first aid training drugs and alcohol drugs and alcohol are not permitted in northern territory schools. Emergency weight estimation in aboriginal and torres strait islander children in the northern territory: are the current methods accurate policy, practice and evaluation unit, emergency risk management and humanitarian response, world health organization, geneva, switzerland. Research at charles darwin university master of public health program associated with the northern territory emergency response has created a natural demand for the program offered at menzies however, it was noted that student numbers remain low, threatening the.