Guidelines, tools and competencies

Guidelines, tools and competencies


Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): Guidelines for Use in Primary Care, Manual, WHO

Assessment and Management of Risk to Others: Guidelines and Development of a Training Toolkit

Assessment and Management of Risk to Others: Guidelines Trainee Workbook

Assessment and Management of Risk to Others: Guidelines Trainers Manual

Common Mental Disorders: Links to Assessment Tools from the New Zealand Guidelines Group website (includes AUDIT, Clock Drawing Test, CRAFFT, Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale, Generalised Anxiety Disorder Assessment Tool, Geriatric Depression Scale, Kessler Psychological Distress Scale, Mini Mental State Examination, Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression, Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale, Substance Use and Choices Scale,  Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, Short Moods and Feelings Questionnaire, CHAT tool).



Deafness and Mental Health: Guidelines for Working with People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - Princess Alexandra Hospital (Brisbane) and Sign Language Services Australia

New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline

New Zealand Guidelines Group - Identification of Common Mental Disorders and Management of Depression in Primary Care

Tools and guidelines from Matua Raki (National Addiction Workforce Development)


Competencies and professional standards

Practitioner Competencies for Alcohol and Drug Workers in Aotearoa New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Treatment Workforce Development Advisory Group

Recovery Competencies for NZ Mental Health Workers - Mental Health Commission

Let's Get Real - Real Skills for People Working in Mental Health and Addiction

Real Skills Plus Seitapu - Working with Pacific Peoples

Standards of Practice for Mental Health Nursing in New Zealand - New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses