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Assessment of Financial Competence
The decision as to whether an individual requires an administrator to manage some or all of his or her financial affairs is ultimately a legal decision. According to Australian law, this decisionExpand
Evaluation of an Occupational Mindfulness Program for Staff Employed in the Disability Sector in Australia
Employees in the disability sector are subject to a range of stressors in the work place, and it is important that employers provide stress-management interventions to optimize coping andExpand
Dimensions of Financial Competence
Whether or not someone has the ability to look after his or her own financial affairs is one of the most common problems brought before courts and tribunals in Australia. At present, there is noExpand
Assessing Financial Competence
Some people have cognitive impairments that may reduce their capacity to manage their own financial affairs. The legal decision to limit a person's right to manage his or her own finances depends, inExpand
Restrictive interventions for people with a disability exhibiting challenging behaviours : analysis of a population database
Background:  People with an intellectual disability whose behaviours are perceived to be of serious harm to themselves or others are at risk of being subjected to restrictive interventions.Expand
Disability support workers’ knowledge and education needs about psychotropic medication
Accessible summary •  The staff who are paid to support people with an intellectual disability in Australia are called disability support workers. •  As part of their job, disability supportExpand
Employer satisfaction with employees with a disability: comparisons with other employees
This paper is based on survey responses from 656 employers who had employed someone with a disability using support from disability employment agencies. Differences in employers' ratings of employeesExpand
Interactive Learning Environments: A New Look at Assessment and Instruction
Among the major creations of psychological theory in this century has been the notion of an individual intelligence quotient (IQ) and the means for measuring it. Enthusiasm for this invention,Expand
Age Discrimination in the Evaluation of Job Applicants
This study investigated the nature of age discrimination against older job applicants. One hundred fifty-six participants (102 students; 54 organization based) evaluated a hypothetical jobExpand
The dollars and sense of restraints and seclusion.
Restraints and seclusion are a common practice in many human service settings despite the increasing evidence questioning their efficacy and appropriateness. There are many detrimental effects onExpand