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Julian Laurens


Growing up making decisions

Other authors
Becky Rowe, Brittney Wilson, Brooke Canham, Liz Hudson, Ilan Katz, Rosemary Kayess, Karen R. Fisher
This study seeks to build understanding about how young people with cognitive impairment can be supported to develop skills to express their will and preferences and make decisions. The project identifies the policy, organisational arrangements and practices that respect and support the evolving capacity of...

Good practice in supported decision-making for people with disability: final report

Everyone has the right to make decisions. People with cognitive impairment may need additional support. This project reviewed existing research on supported decision-making and developed a Principles and Guide to best implement supported decision-making.
Journal article

Protecting indigenous children’s familial and cultural connections: reflections on recent amendments to the Care and Protection Act 2007 (NT)

On the 18 February 2015 the Northern Territory Parliament passed an amendment to the Care and Protection Act 2007 (NT) establishing a scheme of permanent care orders for children and young people on other long-term orders under the Act. Of key interest for this article...