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19 December 2018

Options for Senior Practitioner Models In Small to Medium-Sized Non-Government Organisations

There is a growing awareness of the need to provide practitioners in child and family support sector with appropriate professional development and support. Providing frontline workers with access to senior practitioners has been highlighted as important way of meeting these needs.  While government departments and larger NGOs may employ senior practitioners, often small or medium-sized NGOs do not have the capacity to fund and support such positions. This review presents three main strategies for providing access to senior practitioners which have been established in Australian and overseas jurisdictions