ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Quarterly Journal - 'Update'

ACTCOSS produces a quarterly journal, Update. Each journal gives members the opportunity to discuss and promote a specific topic each season. We email the journal to ACTCOSS members, government stakeholders and ACT politicians.

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Next Edition

'Addressing early intervention gaps in the ACT' is the theme for Issue 81, the Spring 2017 edition of Update. Members are welcome to contribute articles on the theme.

We are keen to publish articles from diverse perspectives on how early intervention gaps can be addressed in the ACT. Community sector workers, managers, service users, and individual members of the community are all encouraged to share their views.

Some ideas for articles include:

  • What are the early intervention gaps in the ACT and what decisions have created these gaps?
  • What are your top three priorities for increased investment in early intervention services?
  • The NDIS emphasises an early intervention approach in its delivery of disability supports. How does individualised funding and the new approach to disability supports effect our understanding of early intervention gaps?
  • Can we apply lessons learned in areas with established early intervention approaches to other areas of social policy that have traditionally been focused on crisis responses? Where might this occur, what would this look like and how might it happen?

Copy deadline: 29 August 2017

Word count: 200-1000 words

Images & logos welcome: They need to be high quality (>200dpi), JPEG, EPS, PDF or PSD format.

Space is limited! To guarantee your spot, let us know as soon as possible. Email [email protected] or phone 02 6202 7200 with an idea of your topic and estimated wordcount.

Issue 81 will be distributed in September 2017.

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