Summary

The Service Guideline for Gender Sensitivity and Safety provides specialist mental health and AOD service staff and leaders with guidance to support care that is sensitive to gender-related issues, responsive to individual needs and that considers the range of factors that impact on people's wellbeing.; The guideline is arranged into different themes or topics related to gender sensitivity and safety. These include: gender-sensitive care, trauma-informed care, family violence, childhood sexual abuse, bed-based services, responding to incidents, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Policies and guidelines
Date Published
06 Sep 2011
Size
36 pages
Update Frequency
Annual
Available format
pdf, rtf
Author
Department of Health & Human Services