|Community orientated interventions occur in
two main ways:
- Working with an individual (family) and subsequently involving other agencies, services,
policies and the wider community
- Working directly with services, policies and the community which will subsequently
affect individuals and families.
DrugNet offers a straightforward approach
essentially based on Action Research Methods with the following
1. Review (assessment/what's
happening/strengths & resources , weaknesses & blocks,)
4. Review (what worked, what didn't)
In each of these its useful to consider issues
Drug, Individual (family) and
|Description of Pages
Management Action Planning
Managing Child Abuse in
Households of Substance Users
Local Drug Action Groups
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Community Drug Management Action Planning
Managing Child Abuse in Households of Substance Users
Drug Action Groups
Community Action Model (PDF)
of community orientated page
-Community Drug Assessment-
This checklist of possible community-initiatives is based on the WA Strategy Against Drug Abuse Action Plan
1997-1999. It provides questions on a broad range of community-based options, well
ordered under the six headings of Education, Health Services, Community Support Services,
Law Enforcement, Community Action and Other Community Service Areas.
|Those interested in community development as
well as the general thrust of the WA Drug Strategy would benefit from these assessment
questions. Consider consulting with your local Community Drug Service Team, Local Drug
Action Group and District Crime Prevention/Community Policing Committee when using this
-Community Drug Management Action Planning-
This action planning site contains steps of community action, and templates for
community-based drug assessment, community drug action planning and review sheets.
|These steps and work-sheets should be used in
conjunction with the Community Drug Assessment above. The adaptable templates and steps
will be useful for those who are about to take action or taking action on community work
around drugs (or other) issues.
-Managing Child Abuse in Households of Substance Users-
This site is based on The Emergency Services Child Abuse Prevention Program. It
attempts to provide a systemic approach to the assessment and intervention of families
where parental substance abuse is an issue.
|This is a useful site for those who are
interested in systemic approaches to case management. This approach demonstrates a strong
link between both individual/family and the development of external agency resources and
networks. It is a good example of an individual, family, social, community intervention.
-Local Drug Action Groups-
Information on a system of State sponsored, locally initiated, community
based drug interventions.
|Helpful for those wanting to access and
develop grass roots local action. The project list may also stimulate some community-based
Community Action Model
for a 5 step Community Action Model based on social justice