COMMUNITY SERVICES - EVERY ACRONYM YOU NEED TO KNOW

COMMUNITY SERVICES - EVERY ACRONYM YOU NEED TO KNOW

AA

Alcoholics Anonymous

AAA

Alzheimers Association Australia

AC

Assessment Consultation

ACA   

Alternative Care Arrangements (ReplacesHotel/Motel Placements)

ACAA

Aged Care Association Australia

ACAR

Aged Care Approvals Round

ACAT

Aged Care Assessment Team

ACCMIS

Aged and Community Care Management Information System

ACCNA

Australian Community Care Needs Assessment

ACF

Australian Childhood Foundation

ACFI

Aged Care Funding Instrument

ACHA

Assistance with Care & Housing for the Aged

ACIC

Aged Care Industry Council

ACOSS

Australian Council of Social Service

ACPAC

Aged Care Planning Advisory Committees

ACSA

Aged & Community Services Australia

ACSAA

Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency

ADE

Australian Disabilities Enterprise

ADHC

Ageing, Disability & Home Care, Dept. of Family & Community Services, NSW

ADHC

Ageing Disability and Home Care

ADL

Activities of Daily Living

AFCP

Action For Change Plan

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AL

Active Living

AOD

Alcohol and Other Drugs

APSF

Australian Pensioners & Superannuants' Federation Inc

ARF

Additional Recurrent Funding

ARIA

Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia

ASET

Aged Care Service Emergency Teams

ASU

Additional Support Unit

AVO

Apprehended Violence Order

BOCSAR

Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder

BSP

Behavioural Support Plan

CA

Carers Australia

CACP

Community Aged Care Packages

CALD

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

CALP

Carer Assessment and Linking Panel

CAT

Cognative Aptitude Test

CAT

Child Assessment Tool (Less than the cognitive aptitude test which has to be done by clinician)

CAU

Central Access Unit (FACS conduit into ITC)

CBCL

Child Behaviour Check List

CBT

Cognative Behavioural Therapy

CC

Correctional Centre

CCAC

Community Care Advisory Committee

CDC

Client Directed Care

CDS

Child Development Service

CDTCC

Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre

CEO

Community Engagement Officer

CFC

Child and Family Care

CFDU

Child and Family District Unit (FACS liaison when not dealing with FACS closely-regional)

CH

Community Health

CHART

Changing Habits and Reaching Targets

CHYPS

Children And Young People System

CIARR

Client Information and Referral Record

CIU

Complaints and Information Unit

CMT

Case Management Transfer

CO

Community Options

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COP

Community Options Program

COTA

Council on the Ageing

CPG

Community Participation Group

CPP

Community Participation Program

CPSA

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association

CRCC

Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centres

CRES

Corrections Research and Evaluation of Statistics

CRN

Customer Reference Number

CSC

Court Services Centre

CSC

Community Service Centre

CSGP

Community Services Grants Program

CSNSW

Corrective Services NSW

CSO

Child Safety Officer

CSP

Children’s Services Program

CSSC

Child Safety Service Centre

CTO

Community Transport Organisation

CTP

Community Transport Program

CUBIT

Cuatody Based Intensive Treatment Program

CWU

Child Welfare Unit (FACS)

CYFSP

Child, Youth and Family Services Program

CYPQAI

Child and Youth Protection Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee

CYPS

Child and Youth Protection Services

DAISI

Disability & Aged Information Service Inc

DASS

Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale

DBT

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

DCC

Dillwynia Correctional Centre, CSNSW

DGP

Division of General Practice

DHS

Department of Human Services

DOHA

Department of Health & Ageing

DSM-V

5th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders

DSP

Disability Support Pension

DSS

Department of Social Services

DVA

Department of Veterans Affairs

DVCS

Domestic Violence Crisis Service

EACH

Extended Aged Care in the Home

ECEI

Early Childhood Early Intervention

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EIPPS

Early Intervention Prevention Program

EMFA

Emergency Material and Financial Aid

EOI

Expression of Interest

EPA

Enduring Power of Attorney

EPC

Enhanced Primary Care

EPR’s

Enduring Parental Responsibility Orders

EQUIP

Evaluation Quality Improvement Program

EQUIPS

Explore, Question, Understand, Investigate, Practice to Succeed

ESO

Extended Supervision Order

FACS

Family and Community Services

FACS CPO

Commissioning and Planning Officer

FAP

Family Action Plan

FAP4C

Family Action Plan For Change

FGC

Family Group Conference

FGM

Female Genital Mutilation

FPS

Forensic Psychology Services

FSP

Funded Service Providers

FTE

Full-time Equivalent

GA

Gamblers Anonymous

GHF

Growing Healthy Families

GIPA

Government Information Public Access

GP

General Practitioner

HAAP

Housing Asset Assistance Program

HACC

Home and Community Care

HRLAC

National Housing & Retirement Living Advisory Committee

HRMU

High Risk Management Unit, CSNSW

HSNET

Human Service Network

HYAP

Homelessness Youth Assistance Program

IARM

Internal Audit and Risk Management

ICC

Indigenous Coordination Centres

IDATP

Intensive Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program

IDC

Interagency Case Discussion

IDEAS

Information on Disability Education Awareness Services Inc.

ILC

Information, Linkages, and Capacity Building

ILU

Independent Living Units

IMF

Integrated Monitoring Framework

IPTAAS

Isolated Patient’s Travel And Accommodation Scheme

ISP

Individual Support Plan

ITAB

Industry Training Advisory Board

ITC

Intensive Therapeutic Care (Replaces Residential Care)

ITTC

Intensive Transition into Therapeutic Care (13 week plan)

JIRT

Joint Investigation Response Team

KPI

Key Performance Indicators

LCSA

Local Community Services Association

LGBTIQA

Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer/Questioning, Allied

LGNSW

Local Government NSW

LPA

Local Planning Area

LSI

Live Space Interview

LSIR

Level of Service Inventory Revised

M & E

Monitoring and Evaluating

MAAD

Mothering at a Distance Program

MAC

Multicultural Advisory Council

MCAA

Measuring Criminal Attitudes and Associates

MACH

Maternal and Child Health

MDS

Minimum Data Set

MOW

Meals on Wheels

MOWA

Meals on Wheels Association

MPS

Multi Purpose Service (now RHHS)

MRG

Mandatory Reporters Guide (To determine ROSH)

MSO

Multi Service Outlet

MSOGS

Modified South Oakes Gambling Screen (assessment tool)

MSPC

Metropolitan Special Programs Centre, CSNSW

NA

Narcotics Anonymous

NAIDOC

National Aboriginal and Island Day of Observance Celebrations

NALAG

National Association for Loss & Grief

NCC

Northern Community Care (based Glen Innes Severn Council)

NCCAC

National Community Care Advisory Committee

NCFAS/R

North Carolina Family Assessment Scale-Reunification

NCOSS

Council of Social Service of New South Wales

NDA

National Disability Agreement

NDIA

National Disability Insurance Agency

NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme

NDS

National Disability Services

NESB

Non English Speaking Background

NEXUS

Pre-releae program

NGO

Non Government Organisation

NPP

Non Parole Period

NPP

National Privacy Principal

NPSS

Non Placement Support Service (Contact Worker) (They write supervision report)

NRCAC

National Residential Care Advisory Committee

NRCC

Northwest Regional Community Care (based Gunnedah Shire Council)

NRCP

National Respite for Carers Program

NSA

National Seniors Association

OCG

Office of the Children’s Guardian

OIMS

Offender Information Management System

OMMPCC

Outer Metropolitan Multi Purpose Correction Centre, CSNSW

ONI

Ongoing Needs Indicators

OOHC

Out of Home Care

OSP

Offender Services and Programs

OT

Occupational Therapist

PAC

Pre Assessment Consultation

PATS

Patient Assistance Travel Scheme

PBDU

Personality Behavioural Disorder Unit

PC

Permanency Coordinator (FACS liaison)

PCA

Personal Care Assistant

PD

Professional Development

PLWHA

Person living with HIV/AIDS

PMS

Performance Management System

POA

Power of Attorney

PRLC

Pre-Release Leave Committee

PSP

Permanency Support Program (FACS Funded) 6 month reviews-more if under restoration

PTC

Parramatta Transitional Centre, CSNSW

PWD

People/Person with Disability

QAF

Quality Assurance Framework

RAP

Rural Access Program

RCS

Resident Classification Scale

RCY

Rent Choice Youth Subsidy

RHHS

Rural Hospital & Health Service

RIT

Risk Intervention Team

RNR

Risk Needs Responsivity Principles

ROSH

Risk Of Significant Harm

RPOR

Reasonable Possibility Of Restoration

RTC

Rural Transaction Centre

RUSH

Real Understanding Of Self Help Program

RVRA

Retirement Village Residents Association

SAAP

Supported Accomodation Assistance Program

SAAP

Supported Accommodation Assistance Program

SAPO's

Services and Programs Officers

SAS

Secondary Assessment (Now called Alternative Assessment)

SCAN

Service Co-ordination and Advocacy Network

SCAN

Supporting Children with Additional Needs

SCRPT

Screening and Response Tool

SDM Tool

Strategic Decision Making Tools (FACS-Takes to court every 3 months)

SDS

State Wide Disability Services

SDS

Service Description Schedule

SHS

Specialist Homelessness Services

SIL

Supported Independent Living

SMAP

Special Management Area Placement

SME

Subject Matter Experts

SOP

Sex Offender Program

SOP-PREP

Preparatory Program Fro Sexual Offenders

SOPP

Summary of Proposed Plan for the Child or Young Person

SORC

Serious Offender Review Council

SRP-VO

Self Regulation Program for Violent Offenders

SSDO

Service Support & Development Officer

STABLE-2007

Instrument that measures dynamic risk factors

STATIC99R

A ten item actualial sex offender risk assessment instrument

SVOTP

Sex and Violent Offender Theraputic Programs

TAP

Temporary Assistance Project

TCA

Temporary Care Arrangement (3weeks)

TCI

Therapeutic Informed Care (Training)

TCP

Transition Care Packages

TEI

Targeted Early Intervention

TFC

Therapeutic Foster Care

THBC

Therapeutic Home Based Care

THP

Transitional Housing Plus (My Foundations)

TIC

Trauma Informed Care (Training)

TRQ

Treatment Readiness Questionaire

TSIL

Therapeutic Supported Independent Living

TSOP

Therapeutic Sibling Option Placement

TTW

Transition to Work

TWG

Transport Working Group

VOP

Violent Offenders Program

VOTP

Violent Offender Therapeutic Program

WAM

Weekly Allocation Meeting

WDO

Working Development Order

WHS

Workplace, Health & Safety

YAOP

Young Adult Offender Program

YAPP

Young Adult Preparation Program

YP

Young Person

YPRS

Youth Private Rental Subsidy

YPWD

Younger Person with a Disability

YSAP

Young Adult Satellite Program

 

 

 

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