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Elizabeth Smith

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Considering human rights in decision making: evaluation of the introduction of structured-decision making framework in the Public Trustee Queensland

Since the 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, significant change has occurred in the provision of decision-making support for people with cognitive disabilities. This report evaluates the introduction of a Structured Decision-Making Framework by the Public Trustee Queensland (QPT) to...
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Parental strategies that support adults with intellectual disabilities to explore decision preferences, constraints and consequences

This study is part of a program of research about the experiences of receiving decision support by adults with cognitive disabilities and of supporters in giving support.
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Paternalism to empowerment: all in the eye of the beholder?

This article reports findings from the first set of qualitative data from a study aimed to further understand practices of decision support for people with cognitive disabilities and assess the impact of training supporters in an evidence-based practice framework.
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From blues to rainbows: the mental health and well-being of gender diverse and transgender young people in Australia

This study of gender diverse and transgender young people reveals high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts and anxiety. Introduction This report is the culmination of many months of engagement across Australia with young people aged between 14 and 25 who have shared their thoughts, understandings...