Projects tagged with Social Services
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The two studies reported here are three year extensions of previously reported studies: National Problem Gambling Intervention Effectiveness Effectiveness of problem gambling brief telephone interventions These studies investigated the...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Policy, Public Service, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology
Life is about events, not services. When customers contact government they do so in order to achieve an outcome greater than the agency’s own. But often services reflect agency priorities and silos, rather than customers’ needs and circumstances. As we move to a digital by default model of service provision we need to place...
Suicide and suicidal behaviour continue to be a major public health issue in New Zealand. Each year more than 500 New Zealanders take their lives and there are over 2500 admissions to hospital for intentional self-harm. The latest statistics in 2012 show that almost one in five completed suicides were Māori suicides and the...
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Prisoners, Quality of Life
The Justice Sector Forecast covers the prison population (remand and sentenced), non-custodial sentences, legal aid expenditure, Crown Law case numbers, and court-imposed fines, amongst other things. Each major component is published in its own forecast at a different point in the year, and over the course of a year all...
25 Nov 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Community Development, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Hazards, Whānau, Quality of Life, Resilience, Communicating, Social Media
The research seeks to understand the kinds of services, support and information that Christchurch families and whānau affected by the earthquakes need to maintain resilience and aid their psychosocial recovery. It also focuses on identifying the most effective channels, access points and referral pathways required to reach...
11 Nov 2014
This report is Health Workforce New Zealand's first yearly update on the state of the health and disability workforce at the present time. It is a companion document to The Role of Health Workforce New Zealand, which provides background and contextual information. The workforce is made up of a wide...
Reviewing and analysing education services to NEETS (young people not in education, employment, or training)
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Unemployment, Education & Training, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Youth
This research identifies the institutional, sector-wide and other factors that contribute to achievement by former NEETs (those younger learners not in employment, education or training) in Youth Guarantee fees-free places.
Inquiry Report: Accident Compensation Corporation: Using a case management approach to rehabilitation
As the human face of ACC … Case Managers are vitally important, as they set the tone of the relationship [with the claimant] and have the potential to set and...
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
This paper summarises the results of the Court User Surveys. The Ministry of Justice commissioned Colmar Brunton to conduct the survey, which is designed to measure user experience of, and satisfaction with, frontline services and facilities provided by the Ministry at court sites. The results are used to monitor and improve...
10 Sep 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Social Services, Ageing, Disease, Healthcare, Older People, Quality of Life
This publication outlines nine key areas the Ministry of Health will support over the next three years to maximize the health, independence and wellbeing of people with dementia. Good health is essential for the social and economic wellbeing of New Zealanders. As the population of older people grows, so too...
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