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- All current free DJP training courses – details of what will be covered, the trainers, course locations and dates as well as the opportunity to register for a course
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Contact the Intellectual Disability Rights Service
IDRS provides specialist legal advocacy services for people with intellectual disability in New South Wales, working with and for people with intellectual disability to exercise and advance their rights.
With services from four locations in NSW – the head office is based in Redfern and the regional offices provide support for people with intellectual disability at police stations, courts and other locations for criminal matters, services include:
- Legal advice
- Support at court and police stations
- Advocacy for parents at risk of having their children removed
After hours line: 1300 665 908 – providing legal advice and support for people with intellectual disability who’ve been arrested: 9am to 10pm, 7 days a week.
IDRS are looking for experienced case managers who are committed to person-centred approaches to achieving social and legal justice for people with cognitive impairment, for a position of Case Manager – Cognitive Impairment Diversionary Program (CIDP): 2 year fixed contract position.
The CIDP is a 2 year pilot program funded by the NSW Department of Justice. It aims to take an early intervention approach to working with people with cognitive impairment in contact with the justice system as defendants in local court matters. The program aims to increase the use of diversionary orders in NSW local courts and support participants through referral and the activation of relevant and appropriate NDIS and mainstream supports, with a view to reducing rates of offending and contributing to improved quality of life for participants.