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Use these resources to get the best out of management and governance practices for your organisation.

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Shell Media Release for Non-Profits

This shell media release is intended for non-profits to advocate for change to the indexation rate from 1.75% to at least 3%, as per the 2019/20 NSW State budget.

Skilled to Thrive: 'Selling what I'm Good At' panel discussion resources

The "Selling what I’m Good At" panel session, held as part of the Skilled to Thrive project, featured two Advocacy & Information organisations who are investigating/in the process of commercialising aspects of their expertise in different ways. The session gave organisations an opportunity to explore and strengthen their understanding of the funding opportunities presented by the NDIS to develop their ability to plug some potential funding gaps.

Watch the session: 

 

Skilled to Thrive: Conflict of interest resource for potential providers of Support Coordination in the NDIS

This Conflict Of Interest (COI) resource has been developed for the Skilled to Thrive Project in response to requests for more detail on possible ‘best practice’ in the area of COI. In these early stages, there is not yet a clear definition of ‘best practice’, however, there are a number of key areas of consideration which can be used as a guide: Part A Governance, Part B Operations and Part C Clients.

Skilled to Thrive: Moving towards Stories of Change and Good Practice

What stories are there to tell one year after the completion of NDIS roll-out in New South Wales?

Are disability information and advocacy services materially changing and adapting in response to the times?

Are there new practice models that are emerging, or old ones that are evolving?

NCOSS “Stories of Change and Good Practice” project is aiming to develop a set of practical resources.

Skilled to thrive: Safeguarding support action

Current changes in disability policy, such as the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), entail a move away from substitute decision making for the person with disability to supported decision making by the person themselves, with appropriate safeguard supports to reduce the risk of harm.

Skilled to Thrive: Service Alignment Resource for Advocacy & Information Providers

Some of the diverse services that Advocacy & Information providers currently deliver under the umbrella terms ‘advocacy’ and ‘information’ may, when viewed as distinct areas of work, be services that an A&I could offer under the NDIS.

Skilled to Thrive: Supporting decision making and problem solving using the Tree of Life

These resources are for disability advocates, social services staff and group facilitators who assist people through tough times.

This practice guide prepares workers to help people make decisions in difficult periods of their lives.

The implementation of the practice guide can be enhanced through the use of:

Social Innovation Council

The Social Innovation Council (SIC) is a strategic partnership between the NSW Government and the Forum of Non-Government Agencies (FONGA).

New NGO Capability Building Tool

The NGO Capability Building Tool allows organisations delivering human services to self-assess against 10 capabilities related to customer centred service delivery. It includes links to free resources and training for self-directed learning.

The tool is free, voluntary and confidential.

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