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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Standard on culturally secure practice (alcohol and other drug sector) (2012)

Author

Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies

City

Perth

Type

Report

Institution

Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies

 

Description

The Standard on culturally secure practice (alcohol and other drug sector) has been developed for alcohol and other drug (AOD) agencies to gain a formal certification of a culturally secure practice.

The Standard contains seven performance expectations and criteria. Agencies are awarded a 'good practice' certification if they meet 80% of the essential criteria for each performance expectation.

The Standard is supported by a separate document, the Interpretive guide to the standard on culturally secure practice. The Interpretive guide helps agencies to achieve certification by providing examples of how to interpret and apply the standards.

The Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) developed the document in consultation with the WA AOD sector, and with Indigenous AOD services Australia-wide. The Drug and Alcohol Office of WA and the Australian Government's Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health funded its development.

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Contact details

Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies
25 Gladstone St
PO Box 8048
Perth WA 6849
Ph: (08) 6365 6365
Ph: (08) 9328 1682

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Last updated: 10 December 2012
 
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